Recycling obsolete and unwanted audio visual items

Unless you are under 25 it is very likely you have old audio tapes, VHS, CD’s and DVD’s you no longer need, and maybe can’t even play anymore. If your parents are getting to a certain age then the prospect of helping them downsize may be looming! I went on a mission to see how I […]

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Soulful Simplicity – Book Review

I don’t buy many books new, being an aspiring minimalist. Managing a book swap in Stratford Station, and having a number of magazine subscriptions, means that I have quite a lot of reading material. However I requested this book for Christmas after following Courtney’s blog, bemorewithless.com for around 4 years. The blog content is around […]

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Decluttering the in-laws – 2 months on

Two months ago my husband and I were faced with this sight, in our quest to help our parents / in-laws with decluttering their overwhelming garage stuffed with stuff. See my first two blog posts, part 1 and part 2, about how and why we were doing this!  Two months ago we left them with […]

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Decluttering my in-laws (part 1) 

For a number of years my in-laws have been talking about the state of their garage and how they need to “sort it out”.  Over the 10 years they have been in their current house the garage condition has been compounded by a lack of fixed shelving and the boxes and boxes that were put […]

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