Regain Space by Collapsing Shipping Boxes

Do you do a lot of online shopping? Does it lead to cardboard creep, shipping containers that pile up quicker than you deal with them? I’d like to share my strategy for tackling these boxes. It’s not the most efficient way, because that’s probably to take care of them as they come into the house, but it’s the “this is what I can do now” way.

Another Blog Post on Hoarding ~ ForTheHoard.com

When I Consider Neighbors – or – Some Days I Want to Just Throw It All Away

How was your weekend? Despite the accumulation of snow and one of my dogs sliding on the icy porch to scrape a strip of skin from her chin, mine was pretty good. We made tasty, toasty food, watched a ton of Buzzfeed Unsolved, braved the frigid air to walk the doggies, and even got in some gaming. We did a fair job of keeping up on the dishes in that there are less waiting now than before we started two days of cooking. And I started folding laundry again while my bed linens were in the wash. So both a relaxing and productive weekend for me.

And yet, Sunday night I was once again frustrated with the state of my house. I blame the snow.

Resisting Cyber Monday's Siren Call ~ ForTheHoard.com

Resisting Cyber Monday’s Siren Call

Did you manage to get through Black Friday and Cyber Monday without buying something you otherwise wouldn’t have purchased? This is the first year in a very, very long time that I did. I had been procrastinating ordering my dogs’ medicine, so I used Ebates’ 6% cash back on Pet Care Rx as motivation to purchase their refills. And that was it. True story!