My Everyday Life: Week 1

Here’s what the first week of 2017 looked like- My Everyday Life: Week 1

It rained most of the week, but there was sun one day and we exploited it.

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We soaked it in.

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All of us.

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The light makes magical things happen.

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She rests in front of the heater. Don’t get in her way.

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Stirring up some magic with my new paints. 

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Korean BBQ!!

We went to Jong Ga House with our friends.

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Another date with my pal, Harper.

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What I’ve been doing all week.

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I’m currently down 7k photos. More to go!

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I’ve been meaning to organize this space for months. So glad it’s finally done.

 

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Cooper got involved. He’s a great sorter.  I wonder where he gets that from…..

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I would say I have shed about 15 bags of stuff.  Two trips to Salvation Army and I’m working on another one soon. I ordered a bag from ThredUp so I could sell some of my stuff. Has anyone used them before? I figured it was worth a shot.

I also got rid of my maternity clothes.

It’s amazing how many emotions can be wrapped up in things.

It’s also amazing how fast time flies.

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Pairing down to basics.

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Ella got her groove back.

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This banana bread is so good.  The loaf didn’t last 24 hours in our house.

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Rosie the Riveter/Instigator.

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Playing Bananagrams with Coop.

Whoa. My subconscious is working through some stuff, huh?  lol

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Testing out a new banana bread. It’s super hippy and I love it.

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It’s the perfect breakfast treat. Recipe coming up soon.

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This color scheme is my favorite lately.

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Presents from Maj put into good use.

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Working on my new sketchbook for the year.

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And figuring out some new intentions while I’m at it.

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Sandwich break in between organizing projects.

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All lined up.

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Simon & Garkfunkel.

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Sprug and Tug.

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I’m so glad I froze waffles. They came out of the oven in no time for a reheat!

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I’m always attracted to the one that stands out.

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Let’s dip into the past!

Week 19 in 2016

Week 19 in 2015

Week 19 in 2014

Week 19 in 2013

Week 19 in 2012

Week 19 in 2011

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  • Karen

    Tracy your Everday Life posts are always so inspiring, charming, revealing and for this tired old lady, humbling! Thanks for sharing with us.

  • Erica

    It’s been nice following along with your organizing on IG this week. I’ve been weeding out, also. I realized that I normally move every 2-3 years and that really helps keep the “stuff” down, but I’ve been here in Napa for over 4 years now with no plans to move. I’m feeling claustrophobic and really needed to do some hard work and get rid of some things. There is more work to do, but I feel a lot better after taking two loads to the thrift store.

    • Tracy

      Sounds like you’re making a good start to the year, Erica! Keep up the good work!

  • Joy

    Hi Tracy! Your year looks to be off to a great start! Wonderful photos, as always.

    I’ve used ThredUp many times. I really like buying from them because they have a good assortment of items and they are in good shape when they arrive. Selling to them leaves me a little frustrated. They pay very little for clothing, unless they are top designer brands, and now they charge a “bag fee,” of $9.99 if you accept their offer for a payout instead of donating the money. I just think that’s a steep price to pay, especially since they offer so little for the clothes I’m sending in. So I’ve been looking to see if there are similar sites out there, but I haven’t found anything. I used to buy and sell from Twice, which I loved, but they were sold to ebay. :(

    • Tracy

      Thanks so much for your input. I was hoping that it wouldn’t be that way!

  • Tania

    I love the cartoon of the praying monks at the end there. The three enlightened ones are great! Where did you find that?

  • Jen

    Happy New Year Tracy! I envy your organizational skills and the way you are able to purge – I am a pack rat myself and on occasion have been accused of hoarding. 😛 There is one thing that has helped me get rid of stuff, and though I don’t think you need this, it might be helpful for some of your readers:

    I often want to keep items for their sentimental value, even if they are no longer being used. Since these things usually just end up in a box anyway, my husband suggested I take photos of things I want to remember, and then get rid of them. It’s a great idea! This way I can look back at the photo and have the memory but am able to get rid of the actual object.

    Jen :)

    • Tracy

      Very good idea….and then how to you manage those photos? That’s another problem to solve!

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