I grew up in a time where Christmas paper was re-used. After the gifts had been unwrapped the tape was carefully removed and the pieces that were still usable were lovingly folded and stored in a box. Before re-use it w as carefully ironed out.
I love jewellery and I’m sure most of you do, but what use is the jewellery stashed away in boxes in different hiding places where you can’t even keep track of it, let alone go on an Easter hunt every time you want to wear a specific piece?
“When you remove the things that do not matter to you, you are free to focus on the things that are meaningful to you” - Tsh Oxenreider
It is only when one experiences a scare, that one realises how important it is to keep your essential documents safely in one place and easily accessible. It is also important tell a friend or family member where they can be found if you are not around to do so.
When the weather starts warming up and the crisp mornings carry the smell of the coming spring something intrinsic tells me that it is time to clean-up and renew my home. I realise that it is the way that I have grown up and valuable lessons learnt at home.
“Just a minute I will quickly show you that picture of us in Paris!” Are you able to put your hands on that specific photo when you want it, or are you one of those that will sort them when you have more time, or do you put it off because you cannot find the scrap booking paper or embellishments you are looking for?