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Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-11-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,116
Posted By mrsmischief
*87 misc early childhood learning items passed...

*87 misc early childhood learning items passed on to another homeschooling family
*3 piece wicker furniture set
*2 "overflow" dining chairs
 
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I'm excited to be venturing close to...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-11-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,116
Posted By mrsmischief
Back from a donation drop-off of 267 items from...

Back from a donation drop-off of 267 items from the garage and attic storage. Yay!
 
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-10-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,332
Posted By mrsmischief
I will only sell items when the financial gain...

I will only sell items when the financial gain would provide me with more than minimum wage for the time & effort invested to sell said items. As a result, I only sell big ticket items and donated...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-10-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 302
Posted By mrsmischief
5. No Apparent Danger: The True Story of...

5. No Apparent Danger: The True Story of Volcanic Disaster at Galeras and Nevado del Ruiz by Victoria Bruce
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-10-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,116
Posted By mrsmischief
Tackling the pre-move garage clean-out and can...

Tackling the pre-move garage clean-out and can now add 57 misc items to my list.
 
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-08-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,116
Posted By mrsmischief
*2 dresses *2 skirts *2 shirts *1 jacket ...

*2 dresses
*2 skirts
*2 shirts
*1 jacket
 
 
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-06-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,116
Posted By mrsmischief
*soccer ball *2 pairs of youth shin guards ...

*soccer ball
*2 pairs of youth shin guards
*1 pair of soccer cleats
*2 medical textbooks
*7 spice jars
*5 magazine back issues
 
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Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-05-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By mrsmischief
Quote:Originally Posted by...

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Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-03-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,116
Posted By mrsmischief
Freecycled:   *7 shirts *2 skirts *1...

Freecycled:
 
*7 shirts
*2 skirts
*1 dress
*2 platters
*1 pottery tea pot
 
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-02-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,116
Posted By mrsmischief
Sold: 2 bookshelves & 29 books   403/2013

Sold: 2 bookshelves & 29 books
 
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-26-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,116
Posted By mrsmischief
HappyMonkey- It really is crazy! I'm trying to...

HappyMonkey- It really is crazy! I'm trying to be compassionate with myself as I see the pile grow and consider how much time, money, and energy has gone into the accumulation and care of the...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-25-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,116
Posted By mrsmischief
*6 puzzles *3 board games *7 children's...

*6 puzzles
*3 board games
*7 children's books
*3 wooden vehicle toys
*wooden easel
*8 recycled glass jars from spice cabinent
*5 bags of expired herbs/spices
 
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-19-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,116
Posted By mrsmischief
I went through my daughter's dresser and...

I went through my daughter's dresser and freecycled all of her outgrown clothing:
 
*7 pairs of jeans
*3 pairs of pajamas
*baseball pants
*baseball shirt
*soccer shorts
*2 soccer shirts
*3...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-16-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,116
Posted By mrsmischief
2.5 months until moving day and I'm decluttering...

2.5 months until moving day and I'm decluttering in a focused and liberating way. 
 
Sold, gifted away, or sold this weekend: 
 
7 cookbooks
12 mugs
8 specifc baking pans (think shaped pans...
Forum: Unschooling   01-30-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By mrsmischief
I second the recommendation of "Zoo in the Sky"...

I second the recommendation of "Zoo in the Sky" The book is beautiful and one my daughter has long enjoyed. 
 
"When the Moon is Full: A Lunar Year" provides beginning information about the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-29-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By mrsmischief
Your talk of quality time made me smile,...

Your talk of quality time made me smile, RavenStar. QT is such a beautiful part of home education.
 
I have relished being able to see many of my daughter's intellectual firsts, including first...
Forum: Unschooling   01-29-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By mrsmischief
I'm happy to have been able to help you. :)...

I'm happy to have been able to help you. :) Unschooling an only child is an issue I've grappled with quite a bit over the years and sometimes in moments of weakness those ugly only child stereotypes...
Forum: Unschooling   01-27-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By mrsmischief
I can't necessarily compared the two as I've not...

I can't necessarily compared the two as I've not experienced both, but I can tell you my daughter does not want for inspiration at all. I often say life is an all-you-can-eat buffet of learning to...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-27-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By mrsmischief
I only have one child but she was similar with...

I only have one child but she was similar with sleep and activity as a baby and now as well. No advice but sympathy.
 
Have you considered posting this question over in the 'parenting the gifted...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-27-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By mrsmischief
I take pictures of all my daughter's work and...

I take pictures of all my daughter's work and save about five 'flat' works per month and anything that is special to her. I also encourage her to consider giving some of her pieces to family who...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-27-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,116
Posted By mrsmischief
Donated: 50 children's books my daughter has...

Donated: 50 children's books my daughter has outgrown 
 
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Forum: Unschooling   01-27-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By mrsmischief
I am unschooling my only child. She is only six...

I am unschooling my only child. She is only six so I do not have the best wisdom to offer on the topic but would be happy to answer any specific question along the lines of what our days look like...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-27-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By mrsmischief
Your NYC trip sounds as if it will be a...

Your NYC trip sounds as if it will be a wonderful and fun experience! 
 
We have with a more unschoolish sort of twist. My daughter is just now becoming old enough to start focusing on themes and...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-26-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 666
Posted By mrsmischief
4. Escape from Childhood: The Needs and Rights...

4. Escape from Childhood: The Needs and Rights of Children by John Holt
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-24-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,116
Posted By mrsmischief
Joining and jumping into decluttering this...

Joining and jumping into decluttering this afternoon! 
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