Tag Archives: treasures

Peaceful Giving

Make peace with purging old gifts: First, re-experience the joy. The giver felt joy when they bought the gift for you, and you experienced joy when you received it. But you don’t have to keep holding on to the things … Continue reading

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Old Photos

Have a labeling party “so your descendants will not be faced with boxfuls of unidenfitabfle family pictures” Then plan for a non family member to take a group shot

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Antique or Vintage

Anything bought secondhand and made in the past 30 years is considered pre-owned; items made between 30 and 100 years ago are vintage; and anything more than 100 years old is an antique.

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Declutter Like You Mean It!

It’s not the items we cant get rid of; its the emotions attahced to them. Film your mother talking about her wedding dress or piece of furntiure. Capature the stores , keep the emotions. Then you don’t need to hang … Continue reading

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Constancy in Candy

My grandmother kept a candy bowl on a table by her front door. Growing up, I would sneak butterscotches and strawberry sweets. During the pandemic, my grandmother moved into assisted living. On my first visit after lockdown, I saw how … Continue reading

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