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lezelle

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I'm a hoarder.
« on: January 11, 2020, 13:05:15 »
Hi Ya, I have been piling stuff up in my shed due to health problems this last year and did not do much on the plot. The kids gave me vouchers for xmas and I bought some fleece I saw on offer at a good price. I took it to the plot and thought as I have 2 sheds I will put stuff from the main to the storage shed. I started tidying the main shed I found reels of fleece on the shelves, damp proof membrane, seeds in sealed packets, and tools I have never used, these include the wolf multi change tools I have a like of and some still have the labels on them. I went to the small shed and the job doubled as I had to tidy it up and then found more fleece. damp proof course, shed roofing felt. numerous bags of screws, pegs, clips, hose clips and all manner. Still I can now get in the main shed and make a cup of tea, boiling the water on 1 of the 3 stoves I found along with a frying pan and 2 pots. I also found 2 solar panels I had forgotten about as well as the one rigged to charge the shed battery. I thought I will move some of the stuff on to others but then they might come in handy. I have had to look twice as I don't want to get rid not even of the greenhouse fixings and I don't have a greenhouse, Still maybe in the future LOL  :happy7: Anyone else have the same addiction? I bet we are all guilty.

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I'm a hoarder.
« on: January 11, 2020, 13:05:15 »

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« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2020, 19:11:19 »
In this household we are the same and with multiple hobbies and interests it gets a bit untidy.



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Re: I'm a hoarder.
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2020, 21:25:57 »
Hi Ya, I have been piling stuff up in my shed due to health problems this last year and did not do much on the plot. The kids gave me vouchers for xmas and I bought some fleece I saw on offer at a good price. I took it to the plot and thought as I have 2 sheds I will put stuff from the main to the storage shed. I started tidying the main shed I found reels of fleece on the shelves, damp proof membrane, seeds in sealed packets, and tools I have never used, these include the wolf multi change tools I have a like of and some still have the labels on them. I went to the small shed and the job doubled as I had to tidy it up and then found more fleece. damp proof course, shed roofing felt. numerous bags of screws, pegs, clips, hose clips and all manner. Still I can now get in the main shed and make a cup of tea, boiling the water on 1 of the 3 stoves I found along with a frying pan and 2 pots. I also found 2 solar panels I had forgotten about as well as the one rigged to charge the shed battery. I thought I will move some of the stuff on to others but then they might come in handy. I have had to look twice as I don't want to get rid not even of the greenhouse fixings and I don't have a greenhouse, Still maybe in the future LOL  :happy7: Anyone else have the same addiction? I bet we are all guilty.
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Re: I'm a hoarder.
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2020, 17:07:49 »
you could start an allotment shop... selling stuff off to other plotholders!

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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2020, 08:13:30 »
Hi Ya, Funny you should ask if it was my shed as yes it is but I started tidying the garage and found even more stuff. Some I must of bought 6/7 years ago. I did consider going to a boot sale but then thought they may be needed and if I let them go it will be then I will need them. Anyway they are shiny LOL

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« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2020, 11:57:20 »
I'm exactly the same - who said 'growing your own ' was cheaper but oooh the fun  :sunny: :sunny:

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« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2020, 12:48:43 »
Almost impossible to quantify if own is cheaper... I tend towards seasonal eating... when things are cheapest anyway... but was shocked to see runner beans at 4:50 a kilo yesterday... then you get into the fresh/frozen debate.. just enjoy what you get!

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« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2020, 13:48:04 »
My husband can out-hoard just about anyone. Garage full. Home shed full. Space on second patio behind garage full. Walk through at side of house full. Two allotment sheds full. Space at rear of allotment shed full space to side of second allotment shed full. Sigh. He really has a psychological problem when it comes to trips to the tip.

Once you can get a bit of a space cleared though, you'll wonder why you never did it before. Hoarders invest emotionally in "stuff" and feel they are diminished in some way by not having masses of things around (usually with the excuse that "its bound to come in handy one day")

Carry on de-cluttering - you'llbe so glad you did
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« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2020, 23:28:28 »
Can't beat a good de-clutter apparently... never tried it myself!!!

 

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