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
One question I get asked most frequently by my clients is: "So Shannon, have you ever donated or thrown out something you wish you had kept?" And I always answer this question the same way....Read More
A couple of days ago I worked with a client who needed help sorting through her boxes of keepsakes and photographs. As we were going through a large plastic tote of greeting cards, old papers from her childhood, and old letters, she confessed...Read More
When you fill up your space with memorabilia from years past, it's quite possible you've got one foot in the past and one foot in the present. Not necessarily in a Back-To-The-Future time machine kind of way, but more of a This-Is-Your-Life time capsule kind of way.Read More