HOME & GARDEN
– By Brandon Gelderman
This is the time of year for renewal of our homes, gardens
and our lives. As the weather warms, we naturally develop a
positive feeling of rebirth.
Photo: Debbie Gale
For reorganizing and decluttering of your home, start with
three groups of containers (large plastic bins are a good choice):
Items to keep; items to put in storage; items to give away or
sell. We all need to de-clutter!
Items that you did not use last year or the year before,
need to go in the “Give Away or Sell” container. Those that
need to be “Stored” are those things that will be used in the
next season – such as winter garments, ice skates, and snow
brushes. The balance of your items are those which you will
need in the upcoming milder months.
Photo: Evan Bingley
Part filled cans of paint are something that a lot of us seem
to retain for years. At the time we finished painting, it was