Tag Archives: closets

Be Brave & Face the Portal

It’s been there, waiting. Behind closed doors, lurking. Conveniently ignored most days, yet silently beckoning for attention. It is…our home office closet. Or, more appropriately named, The Place Where Stuff Gets Shoved Away.   A depository for a bizarre mix of … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures

We recently sold our old bedroom furniture to help fund a new set.  The old pieces were ugly, heavy, and not an efficient use of space.  They came into my life along with my husband (although he’s cute, not heavy, … Continue reading

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Keep, Toss, Donate

My mother and I had a tradition when I was a girl that happened every Spring and every Fall.  She would painstakingly help me sort through my clothing, in preparation for the change of seasons or school year, to determine … Continue reading

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Trash or Treasure

In a recent post, I mentioned that I have been prepping to have a tag sale. I’m not exactly looking forward to the event itself, but I am certainly looking forward to cleaning a bunch of stuff out of my … Continue reading

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Color My World… Please

Like most Real Women in the Northeast, I recently packed away my summer clothes and dug out my fall and winter wardrobe.   After successfully making the switch, I stepped back to survey my closet. And got depressed. 95% of what … Continue reading

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Don’t Pick What’s Behind Door #3

I love my house.  It is roomy enough to be comfortable for the 3 humans and one large dog that inhabit it, with enough space for occasional guests…yet it is small enough to keep clean.  We have a great yard … Continue reading

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I, The Hermit Crab

Real Woman Philosophy #62:  No matter how much space you give us, we will fill it. I don’t consider myself to be a hoarder.  Nor am I especially messy.  I’m certainly not an extravagantly wealthy woman with a large disposable … Continue reading

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