Tag Archives: small

airing my dirty laundry… and clean laundry [day 235]

I promised you dirty laundry, so here it is.  There’s actually more of it, but this is my basket.  My kids have one upstairs too.  So why an I showing you this?  I have no idea, other than it seemed … Continue reading

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free polypropylene [day 229]

Instead of buying ziplock plastic baggies and other plastic containers, I like to reuse containers I already have.  Instead of placing my plastic sour cream containers, margarine containers or other food containers directly into the recycling bin, I wash them and use … Continue reading

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swept under the rug… and sofa, and table, and bed, and… [day 195]

There’s no possible way any household vacuum cleaner could possibly suck up all the crap on our floors.  It begs the question, “Why do we have so much little stuff and where did it come from?” First of all, Spongebob … Continue reading

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holiday trash-tweet tips from Excessable Christmas [flashback]

These are some fun, funny, odd and disturbing holiday tweets from last year, published in my book Excessable Christmas.  The book is still available for sale on Blurb.  Book details: ISBN: yeah, not so much.  Self published and I’m not … Continue reading

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fun photos [day 109]

Not much to report on the shopping front, so I thought I would just share a couple of photos. Recycled art project:  These were donated to FFS, cute bags of flour that were used for a school art project. Plane … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 40 [field trip: grover’s abacus]

Today is my field trip with Dave!  We’re going to the local hardware store, also known as Grover’s.  Okay, so I’m a little odd, but this place looked so awesome when we drove by. Now I know I’m not shopping … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 35 & 36 [ed’s stuff]

Okay, I had a desire to shop, but at a really fun little place on the side of the road.  As Elizabeth calls Ed’s Stuff, “…it’s the little place that looks like a lot of yards sales threw up on … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 17 [car wash]

I just couldn’t take it anymore.  My car was so messy and dirty!  Time to take it to the car wash.  Yes, I know what you’re thinking… “…isn’t that a retail place?”  I suppose it could be considered that, but … Continue reading

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