Thanks for the memories

I’ve had this huge memorabilia box for years. It’s moved with me to every house I’ve lived in for the past 15 years, continuously filling it with things, things that I haven’t looked at for months, even years at a time. Why though? Why am I holding on to these things? What purpose do they serve? I can’t even give you a valid reason for keeping them. Therefore there is no good reason to keep them. I remember an episode of ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ where her Aunts were clearing out the loft, I think, and they were arguing about … Continue reading Thanks for the memories

House to Home

    I guarantee that there are at least 10 things in your home right now that you could discard, that you don’t use, you don’t like or has been sat in a cupboard for so long you’d forgotten you had and you’ve not even missed it. Why are you hoarding these things? Are they making you happy? When you look at your bookcase full of books you’ve already read or will never read, does it fill you with joy or does it stress you out because you don’t have time to read all of those wonderful books? Imagine all … Continue reading House to Home

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.

I love a good clear out. Or a proper Spring clean. It is one of my most favourite things to do and it feels amazing. The house looks tidier, you know where everything is, you have so much more space and you feel great! This is good for about three months and then for some strange reason I find myself surrounded by garbage again. Why? Why is this? I’m not a hoarder. At least not in the sense of potentially being crushed to death by a pile of newspapers. Although I admit I do have a tendency to hold on … Continue reading One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.