I think I just need to rant...
I LOVE shopping. Everything I buy for the family is "eco-friendly" (naturally) and economically priced. If something is greatly priced and I know I can make money from it, I will consider bringing it home. This mindset worked well when it was just my honey and we were putting ourselves through college. Now, we have two children and the time and effort to sell and do all this is obviously much more difficult. Now outgrown items or things bought to resell sit around longer than we like.
SO now I don't shop now unless I have to, and only bring home what is essentials. Still, the dance of getting and giving stuff is constant and if I fail to maintain everything as if I was tending a garden things can get out of hand.
I just wish there was a better way to deal with all this stuff, stuff that is essential and loved. I enjoy having good things and my boys having access to educational items, but some times I just wish I could have all the excess housed in another location aside from our home. I guess that is why people rent storage units...but I don't have a units worth of boxes to store.
Luckily we have a home large enough house our belongs and rotate things but still, when I peek inside areas of the home I am shocked at all we do have. Then I get the urge to purge and then dollar signs and thoughts pop into the head. Oh that's worth money. Oh that will be perfect for x activity next week, etc. ahhh
I guess it's a blessing and a curse. Enough to make me want to sell the home and buy a tiny house and live a super simple life...a few notches above camping style. Then we would really be forced to examine what is truly essential in life.
Anyone else feel similar?