Throw Out Fifty Things

April 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Well, I stopped...

So, my last post was almost a year ago. At that time, a lot of the things I did were in spite of a man that I wanted, but he wanted me to move on, not just from him, but in life in general. He told me that clearing was cathartic and he was right. But he stopped talking to me for a while, and kept my motivation with him. Things have straightened themselves out and he is still my friend.


I managed to move on in most ways, but I'm still stuck in more ways than I'd care to admit.…


Added by Lisa Newcomer on April 25, 2011 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Loyal toss 50

I have been able to keep up the "50" since I first read Gail's article in Real Simple several years ago. Every once in awhile my husband will join me as I announce "It is time to do another 50." It is so liberating! We are avid recyclers and try to live green. Some of the TV shows (HGTV) have excellent re-purpose ideas. This works for me as I am sentimental, so an old shirt(s) may morph into a pillow. I am NOT strict with the if you have not worn in one year = toss. In Oregon your summer…


Added by Karen Weiss on April 25, 2011 at 1:26pm — No Comments

The wine bottles went...

From the title you might think this is a post about a "grand old time" of singing songs and unmentionable craziness, but alas it is about finally dumping a bunch of empty wine bottles.   I digress for clarification... I will never forget the one day when I was a in High School, my Mom decided it was time to clean my bedroom.  I was a "creative".  I needed my collections for inspiration!  The shells, rocks, beer cans,…

Added by Dawne-Marie Thompson on April 7, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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