Tag Archives: things

Living in a box

   Sunday is the big move and for a couple of weeks I’ve been packing our things together and driven them to the basement of our new place. Most cabinets are empty and our rooms are too. I think we’ve … Continue reading

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Toss it!

For a while I’ve been feeling real tired when thinking about clearing out some of the cabinets around the house, because I knew they would all be full of things that are hard to let go of. Like photos from … Continue reading

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A hundred things out the door

This is what a hundred things looks like before going out the door. There’s all sorts of things, mostly clothes that the kids have outgrown, but also sheets, ice skates, a really big suitcase (because we never bring that much … Continue reading

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I pity the fool

The other day me and my daughter went by train to visit a friend and her kids, and as we passed by different stations on our way there, people were swarming into the big malls. It was two days after … Continue reading

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Another one from the kitchen

I told myself at the beginning of the year that I wouldn’t start projects, that I would buy things that others had fixed instead of having half finished things laying around the house. Well, that didn’t really work out, as … Continue reading

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Bedroom phase 1, part 2

My husband knew I had troubles getting this corner done. I have struggled with it for months! It didn’t seem like much, but there was a lot of “perhaps-I-need-this-later”-stuff in my boxes, which only made me stress about not getting … Continue reading

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It’s not that easy!

I didn’t think that playing the Minimalist Game this month would be difficult since I’m in the mood to throw stuff away. Boy was I wrong! I have done a LOT of decluttering during January and February, and now it … Continue reading

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