Day 1000: Van

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Day 1000! Our van, which has seen us through many a field and birthday party trip,but which I had no hand in purchasing and subsequently disliked as a result, has been traded in for a nice new Honda! Upgrade Life 2.0!


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Day 999: Kettle

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Hmm, this kettle only lasted a few months. Trashed.  

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Day 998: Cat Toy

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 Cat toy we thought they would like much more than they actually did. Hardly used. Donated.

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Day 997: Magazine Holder

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Our magazine holder that I was surprised to see in the “clutter pile”. I think magazine holders just hold clutter. Read the mags and pass on. Even better, don’t buy them in the first place. Donated.

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Day 996: Fly Screens

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Another upgrade these past few weeks has been to wash our windows inside, outside and even between the panes (it has been that long since we last had them washed that the spiders had taken up residence between the double glazing). These fly screens are old, ugly but it wasn’t until the window washers with [...]

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Day 995: Sunglasses Strings

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Another blast from the past for my husband. He wore these all the time when I first met him. They were strings for his sunglasses and he wore them when he went skiing or driving in his convertible. Both are now long gone, replaced by a non-skiing wife and kids, and a more suitable executive-type [...]

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Day 994: Holdall

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This holds many memories for my husband. He used it a lot for carrying his work, his work out clothes and any manner of skiing essentials. The company he got it from has a story and many memories for him too. Quite a milestone to throw it out. It is at least 20 years old. [...]

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Day 993: Broken Headphones

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Ahh, headphones. What a boon they were. I like peace. Everyone else wants to watch the TV. Or have it on while they do something else. With these headphones we could all be happy. Pity they broke. Trashed.

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Day 992: Window Hangers

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Ahh, these take me back. When our twins were very little, a fellow twin mom said she calmed herself down with paint by numbers kits. So, even though I bought these for the boys to do when they were about three, I ended up painting these and they’ve hung in our laundry ever since. I’ve [...]

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Day 991: Cables

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Some kind of cable. I know not what. Donated.

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