My laptop Brave internet browser has 31 open tabs. I used 3 this morning, I don’t know what the other 28 are. Every time I open up the browser and am asked to restore the tabs, I answer yes. I can’t fathom clicking no! This is a really small item on my death cleaning list.… Continue reading The open tabs
I’ve spent two decades chasing the perfect credit score. I opened as many credit cards as were offered to me. I used one or two frequently, paying off the balance monthly. A few years ago, my friend asked me why having an excellent/perfect credit score was important to me. I answered that I valued the… Continue reading The credit cards
Seven years ago, I would buy my pantry items in bulk. My goal was to have my pantry fully stocked at the lowest price possible. I won! Sort of. I’ve admitted to myself that I’ll never see the bottom of the rolled oat 5-gal bin, and that the dried chickpeas won’t Instapot themselves into delicious… Continue reading The pantry
I used to wash the different-sized ziplock bags that would find their way to me. I have a drawer full of them. Well, *had* a drawer full! My recycling bin is one part condiment jars, one part folded plastic bags. You’re welcome, Mourners. I also sorted through my cutlery drawers and set aside the pieces… Continue reading The plastic bags
My very comfortable and stylish boots have holes in their soles. I haven’t worn them since the last wet season, thinking that I can get them re-soled and functional before the next rain fall. I’m giving myself 5 days to bring them in or send them to the landfill. The countdown is on. I have… Continue reading The footwear
I emptied the fridge out of the two-week-old left overs and mostly empty condiment bottles. Turns out I don’t eat as much double fruit raspberry jam in a reasonable time period to keep a very big jar of it! Moving forward, I’m going to try to buy enough groceries for one week only. In the… Continue reading The refridgerator
The way I see it, Swedish death cleaning is the best gift I can give my Mourners and executor upon my death . The long and short of it is minimalism with the goal to make mourning easier. Over the last three years, several people in my life have died. It’s been tough to see… Continue reading Death cleaning
Good day, good people. I will be sharing my musings here shortly.