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February 08, 2010


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Sonya Dime Store Thrift

I like that...talking to stuff...it works!

 Linda @ A La Carte

Maybe that's what I need to say to my stuff. Make me smile, amuse me, be worth something in resale or adios! LOL...great post!


Even though I feel like a 21st century cow, I must tell you that I love the word "ghastly"! It reminds me of the movie, Mame. Best of luck on your resales!

I can't wait to see what else you dig up in your attic, and, I'm sure your family doesn't mind hearing you talk to your collections. You should check to see, however, if the attic door now has its lock on the OUTside, just in case.

LiLi M.

Ok, next to William Morris's old 'Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful' we now have Barbara's 'do not have anything in your house that hasn't has any resale value or amuses and delights. Anything else bores and tell that to your stuff, before you get rid of it!'

I think I will embroider that!


Oh yes great advice that is exactly what I have set out to do! Yeah to a New Year time to clean and purge! I think the "you Bore Me" is a great way to look at keeps or not keeps. Great advice. Hugs., Diane


Does that advise count for some people in our lives, too? ;)


My my how sizes have changed. This is a beautiful pattern.


You bore me. Huh? I love it! Especially because we have our eye on another little farmhouse that is about 1,000 sq ft smaller than what i have now. Can't fit much uninspiring stuff in a small house, eh?

Now, if you'll excuse me, i have some magazines and old appliances taking up valuable space that needs to know how i really feel about them. :o)

Hope you are feeling better!


Man you had me worried for a moment - I would never let that pattern go - but I hear you - I have three (yes 3) large postal bins of old McCalls magazines in my basement (1960s) which on the one hand I love but they STINK to high heaven (unfortunately). Everytime hubby goes down stairs and asks "What's that smell" I tell him it must be a dead mouse some where (yeap, its that bad). Thing is, I can't help but think they must be worth something - but who would ever want them - and there are too many to "deskunk"...oh well, I think they may need to go to the Recycling Center. Sniff.....

Carol @ Old Glory Cottage

It's so reassuring to know that there are others out there. Others who accumulate mass quantities of stuff, in hopes of using or reselling said stuff in the future. I watched an episode of Hoarders on Sunday, and was immediately compelled to fill a banana box full of stuff from the basement. That show is the best motivation ever!

Karla Nathan

I have a container on my desk right now that came with other stuff. Buttons that I do not collect and aren't that great but might be to someone else so I hate to just get rid of them. But they really do need to go and don't belong here!

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