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How’s it hanging? (Art inventory)

As part of my house inventory, I have decided to document all the art that hangs in my house. All of it provides great memories of my travels. Some of it, you may have seen snippets of in other posts, but the best place to see where they live in my house would be to …
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Pantry inventory

When I say pantry, I do extend it to my fridge where I store condiments.  I won’t be listing the stuff that rotates through regularly.  Generally speaking, I keep a bare fridge, but a stocked pantry, with a varying level of stuff in the freezer (often leftover meals, and sometimes prepared vegies or similar). Grains …
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Clothing Inventory

Follow my blog with Bloglovin There is something very very wrong with me, that I get excited about doing a clothing inventory! It was wonderful!  I was inspired by other bloggers and their recent posts: Dar at An Exacting Life with her Year-Long Wardrobe Project Complete! and Kim at Extra Organised planning her inventory, with a nod to …
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9 ways I’ve used adhesive hooks

When I did my house inventory (which I will one day publish, when I work out the best things to include/exclude.  Perhaps I’ll start with clothing?), I went through receipts.  I suddenly realised how much I’d spent on Command 3M hooks: $72.88.  They are expensive, but so alluring for their ‘no damage’ mantra.  So here’s where …
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Light up my life

I have an obsession. It’s lighting.  I almost cause accidents driving past lighting stores.  It’s just so alluring. So where’s there’s a love, there’s a way?  I created a need – I like to read on the sofa but the light isn’t great from my flowery overhead Ikea pendant light, so I thought of what might …
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My household contents vs 21st century US houses

If you don’t read An Exacting Life, you’re missing out! She’s inspired so many of my posts.  Today, I was a little stuck on what to write.  Nothing I’d drafted felt right or finished, and I just lacked the drive to know what to write (so, if there’s something you’d like to know, feel free …
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Future house wish list

I love my loft apartment, mostly.  But I can’t help thinking ‘one day’, I’ll move and these are the things I wish my house to have lots of natural sunlight: a loft with a single double height window doesn’t allow a lot of light, and given the orientation of my place, and the garden beds, …
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Laundry routines

Coincidentally, in a 24 hour period I read about washing habits of two different bloggers – The Manly Housekeeper and An Exacting Life.  I was shocked that the Manly Housekeeper can do 6 loads of washing in a day – that’s more clothes than I’d own I think!  I also realised he’s not from the …
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