Spring Is In The Air

The birds were chirping so loudly this morning when I went out to the sunporch to have my coffee! I sat there and enjoyed the peace I felt in my newfound space. What a difference a day makes!

I still have to go to Good Will to drop off the items, but I am excited to see if I can cull a few more in order to fill my car up. I’m finding there are decorations around the house that I just don’t need and things that I have kept thinking that I might need, only to still have them here, collecting dust. Like vases! I have a ton of them and none really hold any meaning so I will be putting them in a box for my trip to Good Will.

I had two lamps that came from my old house. While I like them, I don’t have a place for them here and yet, I wonder if I will want them in the next house. So do I keep them in case I want them or do I let them go now? And hope that I don’t need them or I can buy something similar? These are the moments when I need my friend to help me to process the dilemma. For now, I’m keeping them, but we shall see.

She stopped over as I was getting my second cup of coffee. She’s really creative (have I told you that before?) so I had a basket of artificial flower bunches that I’d bought but never did anything with – good intentions but no follow through on my part. Well, she’d taken the basket of mismatched flowers and returned it as a beautiful arrangement using the same basket and flowers! I wish you could see the huge grin I have on my face!

I’m not crafty at all so this was such a great gift as is her help in organizing. And she suggested painting (some special thing she can do) to change the color of the base of the lamps so they’ll go with my sunporch better! How exciting! I love the idea!

So I have a spring in my step today and am off to see what else I can send to Good Will! Wish me luck! Hope you’re having a happy Wednesday!

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6 Responses to Spring Is In The Air

  1. scr4pl80 says:

    Isn’t it amazing what a different perspective (or color) can do to change things for us? I can picture you enjoying your coffee on the porch. Congrats!


  2. bone&silver says:

    Do you know how to add photos here? I’d love to have seen the Before and After shots! How fabulous your creative friend sounds 🙂 Keep enjoying the culling- get rid of the old energy, and make space for the new x


    • janieleeds says:

      I didn’t take any unfortunately so I can’t show you, but I can definitely say the energy and the air in there is so much lighter!! I am working on the exiting of old energy and the ta da! entrance of new energy! Thanks G! xo

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  3. Ainsobriety says:

    I think things that serve no current purpose should go. And that I desperately need to take this advice myself.
    I had someone come measure the upstairs floor to change it out. If I do this I will need to purge all the bedrooms.



    • janieleeds says:

      Anne, purging once you can begin is soothing but it is hard to let go of items that no longer serve or have memories bound to them.
      I hope you can change out the flooring if that makes you happy and joyful!
      Baby steps….


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