• Decluttering

    Craigslist, Classifieds and Freecycle

    I am awake this morning, not only to see my daughter off to school, but also to meet another Freecycler. Yesterday I met two more people, one of which lives just a couple of streets away. It is nice to know that my things are going to good homes and will get used yet again. That feels even better than…

  • Decluttering

    Bad Habits are Hard to Break

    Even as I post things on Freecycle, even as I smile and hand my things to strangers, danger lurks in the form of bad habits. Simplicity is living with less, yet I find myself wanting more at times. Tonight it was my serious weakness: information. I found myself resisting the urge to give Amazon even more of my money so…

  • Decluttering,  Frugality,  Recycling,  Simplicity

    Freecycle

    Somewhere, near or far, there exists a Freecycle group just for you. Don’t believe me? Go to freecycle.org to see! Freecycle is a wonderful way to find good homes for things that you no longer need or use. Why worry about what to do with that whatsit or how to haul it to a landfill? Give it away and let someone get…

  • Decluttering,  Freebies,  Frugality

    Getting Started with Freecycle

    After a few days lurking on the very quiet local freecycle site, I have decided to wake things up a bit with a couple of offers, just to see what happens… I’m more accustomed to a local trading post you call into, which is what we had where I used to live, but I have some things to eliminate from…