Cutting the Kitchen Clutter

It's time to conquer the kitchen! My "experiment" is over and it is time to clear out the kitchen stuff I don't use or need! I didn't realize I was such a kitchen gadget hound. Alton Brown would not be pleased with the number of unitaskers I have hidden in my cabinets..and drawers...and pantry. There... Continue Reading →

A bit of a break to track usage (and play outside)

Well, I've hit a bit of a lull in my downsizing and simplifying mission.  I've made really good progress in the living area and bedroom, but the kitchen is a whole different matter.  How many glasses, plates, pieces of cookware do I REALLY use?  I haven't been able to bring myself to answer that question... Continue Reading →

Away with the Unused Furniture!

After realising that I don't actually use a lot of my furniture I decided to sell what I don't use.  Enter Facebook Marketplace. I have had decent results thus far.  I have rid myself of 2 dressers, an armoire, and a small chest freezer.  The space that has opened up is fantastic and the extra... Continue Reading →

Progress Report

Well, I have made some progress on my sorting.  I have already made two trips to Goodwill and set aside some things to sell.  For my own sanity I started a "review later" plastic container.  It contains things that I don't necessarily need, but I can't bring myself to get rid of yet.  I have also had... Continue Reading →


Every once in a while I look around my place, shake my head and think "Wow I have way too much stuff."  Invariably I start to sort, get a bit overwhelmed --- ok --- I find lots of cool things and never get around to the Grand Purge. I come from a long line of... Continue Reading →

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