Funny story…. After my sister read my most recent blog post about my getting rid of memorabilia, she sent a text expressing her surprise that I had kept my creepy looking babydoll all these years (25+). As you can probably guess, I have a reputation within my family for not keeping much of anything! Her text got me thinking about…Read More
In terms of organizing projects, memorabilia can be the most difficult category to tackle. We keep tangible objects to remember an event, a place, an experience, a loved one, or just because it makes us happy.
In my personal journey of living with less, I'm….Read More
As a happy minimalist, I don't keep much memorabilia by choice. I'm not a heartless robot - I just appreciate things/objects as they happen in the present moment and don't tend to hold onto many things…Read More
When visiting my family in Minnesota in November, my mom presented me with a box full of my papers from grade school that she didn't want to keep at her house any longer. Ever the diligent daughter, I brought the box back with me to Atlanta and promptly hoisted it onto the highest shelf in my closet, vowing to go through it soon. "Soon" turned into weeks and the weeks turned into months.Read More
As the snow, sleet and ice descended upon Atlanta these past couple of days, I jumped at the opportunity to sort and organize my box of mementos. This box is full of treasured items including cards and letters from family and friends, a mangled bicycle license plate from my childhood days as a daredevil cyclist, one of my baby blankets and several items from my grandparents.Read More