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Myron's Mom

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Finished a massive cleaning of kitchen, dining room, back hall and laundry room. Everything is well scrub and pitched a ton of just junk and papers. Still have a cabinet to clean but need husbands assistance since about half the stuff is his. The laundry closet needs done but I just ran out of gas.
 

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Do you find it scary now? Is it small enough to put in a shadow box along with a photo of your grandmother? If that that sounds good keep it. If not I see not reason to keep it. Would someone else in the family like it? You can always take a photo but not if it isn't a good memory.

Now I want to make a shadow box.
I like your idea and Katrina's idea. The doll is life size so it won't fit in a shadow box. I may keep it to scare people when they enter a dark room. LOL! I'll have to think on this more. Thank you, ladies. :)
 

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Everyone is doing so well! I have officially finished decluttering the basement until next year. I am so so happy! I have gone through all the things that could be passed on or shredded now. There are a few boxes with mementos that I will go through another time.

I was going to do the wrapping area on the 25th for Rudolph Day but figured I would tackle it now. I am so glad I did. Over the years, there were things that I thought the family used up and didn't tell me about so I bought more of those items. Well, they really fell down down behind the boxes. :eek: So, I now have 20 shrink bags for gift baskets, 6 bags of gift bows, a box filled to the brim with every color of tissue paper, 2 rolls of Santa wrapping and 20 new small gift bags. :rolleyes: I do not need to buy a single Christmas gift wrapping item.

Now I'll just have to organize the donation boxes because I literally was tossing stuff into the boxes. Weather permitting, I'd like to get these boxes out of the basement next week.
 
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Ahorsesoul

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I like your idea and Katrina's idea. The doll is life size so it won't fit in a shadow box. I may keep it to scare people when they enter a dark room. LOL! I'll have to think on this more. Thank you, ladies. :)
Oh my, life size is a tad big!
 
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Miss JoDee

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Yay!! Holiday-Mom. You even finished before the end of February.
 
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sweetpumkinpye

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Mary, well done to you. A bonus finding all the Christmas supplies, as you said all set for Christmas for at least this year.
 
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Miss JoDee

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DH took more paper to the big shredder today. I should be able to handle any other shredding here at home with my little shredder. Yay!
 
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sweetpumkinpye

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Just come home and the boys have been working on the garage. A nice surprise, quite a few things gone and a lot more space now.
 
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luludou

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2 bedsheets have been added to the bag for the Homeless shelter, a dozen facecloths and 6 handtowels.
I've also filled a bag with yarn for my cousin, spoke to her this morning and she doesn't work and likes to knit, it's mostly yarn that was donated to me.
 

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I dropped off another carload of stuff from the basement today. :D
 

Miss JoDee

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The carpet will be dry enough for us to walk on and stage the room for selling. March will be spent in MI caring for my brother but once I am back I will be focusing on shaking off the winter dust that has settled inside and beautifying the outdoors.
 
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