July 18, 2019

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95% finished

Well, it took a couple of days, but that shed/closet is clean enough for now. It is a tiny space and had so much stuff on the floor, it was a lot of shuffling and swearing. Shuffle and swear. Shuffle and swear.

In the end, it looks much, much better. I made a point of ‘reserving’ shelves so that there is a place for the summer toys to go when it gets cold.

Let’s have a before-and-after side-by-side so I can feel proud about me. 🙂

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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2 Responses to “95% finished”

  1. Brad Said on:

    It looks good! Did you throw stuff away?

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    • Lauren Said on:

      I did throw away a few things, but not much. I asked staff to tell me what they wanted to keep. I’ve sold a could of things on Seward Swap and make farmed out other things to different owners.

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July 18, 2019

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95% finished

95% finished

Well, it took a couple of days, but that shed/closet is clean enough for now. It is a tiny space and had so much stuff on the floor, it was a lot of shuffling and swearing. Shuffle and swear. Shuffle and swear. In the end, it looks much, much better. I made a point of […]

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July 16, 2019

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A small start

A small start

We have a closet off of the playground that I call the ‘shed’. It has been a catch-all of stuff since we’ve moved in. I made a stab at organizing it a couple of years ago, but things just keep piling up. It’s either to cold to work on it or too hot or I’ve […]

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July 15, 2019

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Too hot.

Too hot.

The next days are going to be pretty dang hot, and while I am fortunate that my toaster is mostly in shade when I leave work, it’s pretty hot inside. The seats? They are black vinyl. I took a old towel and did one of my incredibly detailed, highly tailored upholstery alterations. Lo and behold, […]

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July 14, 2019

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Little job after a long time.

Little job after a long time.

For weeks now, Lloyd has asked, “What are those boards doing in the entryway?” Each times I reply, with increased irritation, “I’m going to make a holder for cans for the little fridge.” Why did he have to keep hassling me about it? 🙂 Well, today I finally got around to it. The bottom of […]

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July 13, 2019

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Cheapin’ Out

Cheapin’ Out

Lloyd is such a good person. He listens to me rant and rave about how smelly this old house is, and looks up information about the differences between air filters and ionizers and hepatitis filters and the like. Today we were at Menard’s and he wanted to spend some big money on an air purifier, […]

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July 10, 2019

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Progress!

Progress!

The branch is down! Breathing will be a little easier! I was at work guy came by, but Lloyd said he did a fine job. He also gave some advice about the giant hole in the back of the tree: fill it with Great Stuff. Fortunately, I already had a can to use for a […]

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