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Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-27-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 8,060
Posted By mystiquesmom
toss/recycle/compost 1 skirt with a giant...

toss/recycle/compost

1 skirt with a giant stain on it
about 20 various pieces of school work

give away

46 prefold cloth diapers and covers to a good friend who is expecting in September
1...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-06-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 8,060
Posted By mystiquesmom
I've been slacking due to work/kids being super...

I've been slacking due to work/kids being super busy lately but slowly getting back into the groove.

toss/recycle/compost

1 skirt with holes in it
1 expired sunscreen
1 toothbrush holder...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-12-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 8,060
Posted By mystiquesmom
Tackled the bane of my house yesterday which was...

Tackled the bane of my house yesterday which was my enclosed front porch that was completely filled with junk and arranged it in a way that doesn't make me all twitchy.
 
toss/recycle/compost
1...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-10-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 8,060
Posted By mystiquesmom
toss/recycle/compost   2 pairs of DS#1's...

toss/recycle/compost
 
2 pairs of DS#1's shoes that were super destroyed
2 deodorants that I'm allergic to
 
Donate/Give away

30 random toys to the school's spring fair for prizes
1 Hello...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-22-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 506
Posted By mystiquesmom
I shared a bed with both kids, both slept alone...

I shared a bed with both kids, both slept alone fine by the time they were 4, although my 5 year DS#2 sometimes will call for me for a quick cuddle. 
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-22-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,328
Posted By mystiquesmom
Quote:Originally Posted by bits and bobs  Oh...

Quote:Originally Posted by bits and bobs 
Oh thank goodness there is one other person struggling out there! Does everyone else have perfect 8 year olds?!

It's the constant need to have the last...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-22-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 8,060
Posted By mystiquesmom
Still putting things together and listing items...

Still putting things together and listing items to sell.  The nice thing about decluttering is finding stuff that you've been looking for, like my favourite pair of sunglasses or the freezer packs...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-01-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 8,060
Posted By mystiquesmom
toss/recycle/compost   1 broken lightsaber...

toss/recycle/compost
 
1 broken lightsaber toy
1 pair of broken goggles
4 pairs of underwear
old tax stuff(count as 1, although it was several sheets of paper)
 
Give away/Donate

1 pack of...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-22-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 8,060
Posted By mystiquesmom
toss/recycle/compost 1 can of leftover deck...

toss/recycle/compost

1 can of leftover deck paint, 2 cans of spray paint, 5 bottles of expired medicine, and 1 bottle of nail polish remover from the 90s to the Hazardous Waste Depot
1 jar of...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-14-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 8,060
Posted By mystiquesmom
toss/recycle/compost   Socks with holes in...

toss/recycle/compost
 
Socks with holes in them
1 pair of broken sunglasses
3 empty boxes
1 car seat
2 envelopes
1 old cell phone to work's recycling program
 
Give away/Donate
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-11-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 8,060
Posted By mystiquesmom
toss/recycle/compost   Boots with holes in...

toss/recycle/compost
 
Boots with holes in the toes
1 lid to a long gone sippy cup
last years valentine's chocolate
scary looking cream cheese
 
Give away/Donate
1 pillow
2 shirts
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-02-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 8,060
Posted By mystiquesmom
Busy couple of weeks with a trip with the kids...

Busy couple of weeks with a trip with the kids and getting back into the work/family routine
 
toss/recycle
4 empty boxes
3 pairs of underwear
1 pair of holey socks
another pile of papers
 ...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-04-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 8,060
Posted By mystiquesmom
I've found a ton of things that I've been...

I've found a ton of things that I've been looking for, as well as some cleanup.  Also starting to gather items for craigslist/kijiji which I won't count until they are out of my house:
 ...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-29-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 8,060
Posted By mystiquesmom
Joining as I seem to do every year.  Let's hope...

Joining as I seem to do every year.  Let's hope I'm more successful this year!http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-18-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 260
Posted By mystiquesmom
For DS#1 birthday party, one of the big chain...

For DS#1 birthday party, one of the big chain grocery stores had cooking classes where they got to make their own pizzas and decorate their own cupcakes.  Since I didn't have to pay extra for food,...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-16-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,286
Posted By mystiquesmom
Good day of cleaning up today!   ...

Good day of cleaning up today!
 
Toss/recycle
 
Large pile of school papers
4 broken clothes pins
6 pairs of underwear
7 pairs of holey socks
 
donate/consignment
Forum: Learning at School   11-10-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,741
Posted By mystiquesmom
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by NiteNicole http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1392458/what-grades-are-acceptable#post_17499892)

  
I only...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-05-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,333
Posted By mystiquesmom
Ha!  She has a key as she looks after my kids a...

Ha!  She has a key as she looks after my kids a lot, which is nice.  But I'll open cupboards and I'll know some of her dishes have made it over.  3 very large pots that are taking a lot of space are...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-03-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,333
Posted By mystiquesmom
Wow, I could have written so much of your post. ...

Wow, I could have written so much of your post.  Except my mother has now taken to sneaking into my house to leave things I don't need after telling her several times I don't need anything.  And she...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-18-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,489
Posted By mystiquesmom
DS#1 was being picked on by one kid in...

DS#1 was being picked on by one kid in Kindergarten (he's 7 now).  I made the mistake of not saying anything to that kindergarten teacher(nice enough person, but she seemed almost scared of parents...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-14-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,286
Posted By mystiquesmom
Wow, almost 4 months since my last post.  Since...

Wow, almost 4 months since my last post.  Since then, we had our garage sale, sold about 35 items and made $85 from it.  Was able to get rid of a garbage bag full of misc. items(23 items) and have...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-14-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,050
Posted By mystiquesmom
Another life long member here as well.  While...

Another life long member here as well.  While I'm way better than I was when I started, I'm not even half where I'd like to be!  At least coming here will constantly remind me to purge what I can.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-22-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,286
Posted By mystiquesmom
Lost steam for a while, but I think if I try...

Lost steam for a while, but I think if I try hard enough until the end of the year, I can accomplish or at least get close to my goal. These days have mostly been collecting items for our garage...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-08-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,226
Posted By mystiquesmom
30 with DS#1, 33 with DS#2.  2 is all we can...

30 with DS#1, 33 with DS#2.  2 is all we can handle.
 
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-26-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 9,286
Posted By mystiquesmom
Been sick, busy at work and battling an evil...

Been sick, busy at work and battling an evil raccoon that thinks that underneath my porch is homehttp://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/angry.gif .  So I've been a bit behind as of late.  Hope to...
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