October 4, 2010


at my house....
so I joined in with Cathy's Blogtoberfest as I do every year - the deal is to post daily for the month of October, im not off to a good start though as ive already missed out on 2 days posts.
ive been busy organising my new kitchen so do hope she'll forgive me! haha...

geesh its amazing how much 'stuff' we accumulate - i went through everything!
i have 5 boxes ready to donate to charity....plates and platters and mugs.. so many things i even forgot I had!!
I mean, how many champagne glasses does one really need? you'd think we're partying at my house every night!
i sometimes wonder why we are SO wasteful!??
we need to surround ourselves with all this 'stuff' - does it really make our life better, easier, prettier??
we hardly ever use everything, its such a shame!
this is not the life i want!
my new kitchen has the much needed household basics and i feel so much better about it!

now i just want to declutter the whole house! im on a roll here....

i also forgot to post my September giveaway winner - Congrats to Bailybellecreations - yayyy! i will be in touch soon! Thanks to all my lovely followers!!

for more 'At my house' posts head on over to Lou's lovely blog

*images of my new kitchen - i love poking head around the corner just to stare at it...haha...and Ive been drying glassware...very exciting (not!)

11 comments:

  1. Oh i'm doing the clean out too, try to do a decent one every school holidays but this is a 'we might move soon' turn out & i'm swapping the 4 children around into different rooms. Mammoth task. So far 4 garbage bags out of my son's bedroom, um, how?? 2 for rubbish, 1 for charity, 1 for friends. Exciting though, sweet children want to help scrub walls & cart things to the garage, bless them. They're all getting new beds too, it's THAT kind of make over, love Posie

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  2. Your new kithchen looks fab. How exciting to have it all finished and just begging to be cooked in. I have exactly the same tea towel hanging from my oven door too!

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  3. I often ask the same question do we need all this stuff there is just way too much in my house and in the world at times. Charmaine

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  4. Your new kitchen looks fantastic. Must be so nice to have it all finished. I can imagine why you just want to look at it all the time.

    I know the accumulation of stuff is just endless isn't it? Sounds like a very rewarding clean out.

    Thanks for joining in again this week. Lou.

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  5. It's amazing how much 'stuff' we can accumulate over time. Most of my glasses came as wedding gifts and like you never get used. Glad you got in there and did a big clean out, I should do that again soon too.

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  6. So glad to hear the new kitchen is being settled into.

    It is so freeing cleaning out excess - like shedding a skin or something!

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  7. Ha ha, I'm sure I will forgive you if you miss a post here or there. You've been there since the start.

    I love having a big clean out. It feels so good.

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  8. I do love a clean out! The last time we moved I gave everything we didn't use to the op-shop, we still haven't re-filled all the cupboards, it feels nice...

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  9. Your kitchen is looking gorgeous. It is a great time to declutter. They say the rule is - if you haven't used it in a year it goes:)

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  10. I've just done a massive closet clear-out. Isn't it the most satisfying thing! I've even made a a little cash on eBay! Now I have an empty drawer and I'm deciding what to put in it. Is getting excited at the prospect of having an empty drawer a bit lame? xx

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  11. Oh my gosh!!! Your new KITCHEN!!! I saw your benchtops post a little while back and was waiting for an update.

    So great to hear it's finished. More pictures please! ;)

    Glad to hear you're enjoying it, and are well into the clearing and sorting stage. That's always fun once it's done.

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