I’m not one who relishes in change. When things are going along well, I like to keep it that way.
This is why we never really bit the bullet and made any major changes to the house. Some new paint color one time made a difference but making big changes seemed too overwhelming to us.
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The refrigerator was speaking to me. Clean me!! When I return from vacation, I feel energized! I am ready to tackle the projects that I have been ignoring for … who knows how long. After a visit to my cousin’s … Continue reading Why you should take a vacation!
Time to clear out the clutter and do some organizing. It’s easier than dieting and exercise. So I think.
Going through the stuff is daunting. I put it off and then put it off again. My husband’s stuff stayed where it was and I tried not to think about it for a long time. I have not really accepted that I am a widow and that Mike will not want or need these items anymore.
I went through my closet and got rid of clothes that no longer fit or that I just don’t wear. I put them in big black bags to place at the end of the driveway for pick up from whichever group gave me the flyer that month. Throwing a few of Mike’s things in the big black bag was an easy way to start. Not all of his clothes, just a few items at a time.
I saved a few pieces thinking my sons may want to wear them. They really didn’t.
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