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A tale of two houses

Two houses recently sold in our neighbourhood.  One, the one we lovingly referred to as “the crack house”, is certainly scheduled for demolition.  There hasn’t been any maintenance to that property since mullets were in style (the first time).   544 more words

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Decluttering -- the journey begins

So you know you have to declutter.  Your place may not look as bad as the photo — YMMV — but you want to downsize and declutter.   555 more words

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Decluttering -- getting rid of roadblocks

Let’s make it clear that decluttering your home and your lives is a process. A journey rather than a destination.  Because you will never be able to say “I don’t need to declutter any more!” — it just ain’t going to happen. 699 more words

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Clutter - what is it?

I’ve been thinking more about the mechanics of keeping our place tidy and clean, so I was shocked when I saw the headline on Lifehacker: 279 more words

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Keeping it clean -- old school

Yes, the laneway house is kept tidy.  Two adults, two indoor cats, all working together to keep it clean and habitable.  Who couldn’t manage that? 452 more words

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Keeping it clean - laneway style!

Saturday we were able to get out to a local Farmer’s Market.  There’s something so nice about walking around and paying twice what you would in a grocery store for food that tastes four times as good.   806 more words

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Small summer homes

We’ve found we are getting out and about much more this summer — and I know why.  It’s because we’re living in such a small house.   307 more words

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