I can’t garden so I might as well declutter the basement

Saturday, 8 May 2021 It was a cool, rainy day. I walked by the pile of soil, the bags of sheep manure and the plants I picked up at the garden centre and almost went to the garage to get the wheel barrow and shovel. Then I remembered how sore I was when I over-did…

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Spring cleaning

Saturday, 6 March 2021 A sunny start to the day gave me a boost of energy. I wanted to start a few containers of “winter planting’ seeds but the bulk of seeds were down the road in the community mailbox. I don’t remember if I told you that my seed order eventually went through. What…

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It’s that time of year again to let go of what no longer ‘sparks joy’

Tuesday, 5 January 2021 It amazes me how much stuff I continue to accumulate. I’m not even sure where it’s coming from, but there’s no end to it. Actually, now that I’ve given it some thought, I have a problem. I have so many hobbies, so many crafts I want to try, ideas on recycling,…

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What do you do when “spark joy” doesn’t work for you anymore?

Friday, 2 October 2020 When Maria Kondo first popped up on Netflix, I was mesmerized. Not only was her show was binge worthy, it was inspiring and the catalyst for decluttering our home. Every weekend for a month, we went at a room, holding items, asking ourselves if it sparked joy. Piles were made, bags…

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