Donatables Done

Not the Rubbermaid tote of donatables, but it IS a Rubbermaid tote of our stuff!      And yes, you have seen this pic before.     I have to start recycling the pix, just like the posts!

 

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Rubbermaid tote.

 

Last Monday, about 3 weeks ago now, I worked on 4  kitchen cabinets.       Going thru and de-cluttering, and evaluating expiration dates on the food.     Do you know how hard that stuff is to read???       My eyes almost gave out, before the rest of me did!

It wore me out!!


But at the end of the afternoon, I had a half of a huge Rubbermaid tote full to donate! And some food to give away.

I felt so wonderful, to get that much done in a day!!        Yes, the feeling of accomplishment, and pride was there, underneath the exhaustion!

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Purse Purging

(More info about Irma stuff, when I can get the pesky pix to load!!)

That time of year again; ye ole annual purging o’ the purse.        Since I have a fairly small one now, it could probably be bumped up to biannually, at least!

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*Gasp!!* An orange purse??? PurpleSlob, are you sick??

I know, I know!     No one I know can believe I bought an orange one!!

Here’s the pix of this go round.          Start.

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Da dark depths of da dungeon. I mean purse.

1 lonely earring.    That I’ve only worn once, cuz I hate intensely dislike the colors.   (Well, I brought them to coordinate with a shirt, that then I got rid of too, cuz I don’t like those colors.    DUH!)

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1 lonely earring. 1 piece clear trash

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How many purple pens do I need in my purse??  

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1 lil, 2 lil, 3 lil pens!

Hint: probably not this many.         And I definitely don’t need the orange one!       No matter what color my purse is!

Receipts, mostly trash.     Except the one for rent, and the one with survey code for free Wendy’s sandwich!

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Mostly useless receipts.

Some more VIT= very important trash.

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DD1’s credit card, to get gas, in Vanronica.     Yeah, that was pretty much purged immediately, back into her hot little hand!         (DD’s, not Vanronicas’!)        But honey, it was orange, and I just couldn’t see it against the lining of my purse!

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DD1’s debit.

2 things hand sanitizer.      Since one is Norwex, guess which one is being purged??

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Who’s hands are the dirtiest??

I had previously purged the useless, long, skinny strap:

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Useless, long, skinny strap: gone!

Finally, we’re down to the lining.    

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Yucky mess! (So what else is new??)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cleaning the lining will have to wait for another day.       I’m bushed!     Lol.

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Totally Toxic Tub Toypaloosa

Get a load of this load of lovelies!

These is the girl’s totally toxic tub toypaloosa.

(I had already removed the moldy ducks.)


I got these spanking new duckies last week,

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I have ducks!    And they’re in a row!    Look Elizabeth!

and told PP she could only have them if she threw away the old moldy ones.      

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This is not even the worst one.     Eeek!

Which she happily did immediately!       She even grabbed the nasty Mama duck, and threw her in the trash too!       Wow!!               4 toys out, only 3 in!!            Score!!

But it’s so embarrassing WHY the poor little innocent ducks had to meet their fate.     They were toxic.         Probably to the nuclear reactor factor- toxic.        😦

But this time is gonna be different!!

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Hopefully this will shut the ducks up, no more squeaking!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I read somewhere a long while back, that to keep toys clean, ya need to plug up the water hole, with nail polish.        So, here we go to test that theory out!

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I’ll try anything!

It worked on the mama duck’s beak, but not so well on the babies’ bottoms.       The nail polish just kept endlessly dripping into the empty cavern.       Need to go back to the drawing board!

Now, to get rid of the other toxic tub toys.

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Buh bye totally toxic tub toys!

Yeah, when PP, and PPJR get back from Daddy’s, they will probably notice a few toys missing.       But, hoping the joy of the new duckies will carry them along for a while!!

Well, I know they are really, really gonna miss this 1 especially.

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Pretty dirty mermaid

So, I’m thinking I will try to rescue it with Norwex.        Will post about the rescue effort later.


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Perfectly purged playthings.

Totally toxic tub toypaloosa no more!!

 


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Busted Bags

We have sooo many bags in this house!!        I thought I’d de-cluttered bags before I moved here.     But, all I can find is references to shopping bags, not purging them. So, we still have a ton of bags.           Well, they’re light, so maybe not a ton, a half a ton???

Anyway, I don’t even know if I can find all the shopping bags, and other assorted bags we own.        But today, I finally decided enough on 2 bags, that were busted. 

ENOUGH!        I say!

They’re not even shopping bags, but definitely busted.

First one had PP’s blankie, and sheet from day care in it.        PPJr oh so helpfully unpacked it, then put it on her shoulder, and toted it around.

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So very pretty at first glance!!

But when I actually focused on it…

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Not a good sign!!

She was not gonna be carrying it around very long!

So, I did the compassionate thing, and laid it to rest.       (After a long pitched battle, to wrest it from the baby’s hands!!           She was determined to love it to the end!!       No pix, or video, thankfully!!       It got really ugly there at the last!)

Since one bag was scheduled for burial, I decided to go ahead and grab the diaper bag, that was busted, and make it a two-fer.

(We were already using the newer one…. just letting the old one hang around for….????)

Definitely past its prime!!

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The mass grave.

Moment of silence please, for all their years of service.

 


2 more items down!!         This house will be empty in no time, at this rate!!     😉

Shirley’s Sheets

Well, not really Shirley’s sheets, but Shirley took them.      And they’re not really sheets either, more like towels.      Well, one of them is an old, raggedy baby blankie.          But to a shelter dog, it’ll make their hard bed feel better, so we’re pretending they’re sheets.       Got it??      Good, let’s go.

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Sis Shirley and me.

Another towel??             Yep, this one was not included in the __31__ count, since I had forgotten it, till I saw this pic.

Shirley volunteers at a no-kill shelter, C.A.R.E.      She has a huge heart!!          So when I told her I had a towel, and a blankie to give her, she was thrilled!!         And she drove all the way over to my house from Apollo Beach to get them!        JK!!

Actually, she was coming to DD1’s Norwex party, and I happened to remember them before she left!!             Yay!

She also cares for a feral cat colony, at her home.        She tirelessly feeds them, then traps as many as she can.        Out of her own pocket, she takes them to the vet, to get them healthy, then she spays or neuters them.

 

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What a great idea!! Pinterest.com

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Google images.    Shirley’s cats would not pose for the camera!

 

 

 

If it sounds like I’m promoting Shirley to try to sell her, NO WAY!!         She’s our sister in LOVE, and you can’t have her!!         Go get your own!!


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Total Towels

Ok, so in Charitable Choice, I posted about giving away 7 towels, just yesterday.

Tonight, there were 2 more baskets of laundry to fold.       Guess what the majority of the items were??

If you said towels, you win!

In these 2 loads, there were   14   towels total!  

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Keeping these 10.

And we had just given away 7!!         And there were 10 already in the cabinet!!

Total towels we had previously:  31 !!!!         For only 2 adults, and 2 kids!         Me thinks we had waaaay too many towels!

So, we culled out some more:

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Towels going bye!!

Leaving this go round: 4 towels, 2 hand towels, and 1 washrag.

And 1 baby shirt, that’s too little for PPJr now.

And we still have 20 left…… {towels, not baby shirts.   I’m sure we have way more than 20 baby shirts!}


Oh yeah!       And 1 wash rag that only had a lil ole hole in it, that I helped along on its journey.

                       That was fun, ripping into that!!        I love to destroy stuff!!

                          It wasn’t even rag bag worthy, at that point!!        See ya!

Now, we aren’t suffocating in towels anymore!!        But still have plenty, just in case the leaky skylight floods the bathroom!     (again)

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Single Socks Seeking Solemates

(S)jen’s sad, sad story of single socks seeking “sole”mates swamping her space.      (Sorry, about spoiling your name Jen, alliteration made me do it!)    {Also, did you catch that stealthy, yet shameless self-promotion, since that post was dedicated to me??}

Suddenly a solution springs to mind skull!

This is Jen from Hidden Hoarder.     We had a thing, going back and forth about ALL her socks being single.    I joked with her, about setting up a singles sox society, to help them find their “sole” mate.    Also, I joked about wanting to meet her peg-legged child.

(Annnnd that’s as far as I’ve gotten.    No real solution sprang to mind, it was just a great sentence!!)


Months later:


We just got rid of approx. a million of our own single sox, without a single pix to prove it.  Nooooo!!       How could I have forgotten about this half written post, just hanging in limbo- waiting to be fleshed out????

Also, immediately after we got rid of all the unmatched baby sox, I saw a single socks baby quilt, on Pinterest or somewhere!       Are you kiddin me??????

 

So, then I had to go find this one, since I didn’t remember where I saw the first one.

Argh!

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