Welcome to the Fluff! Here I blog my goals, especially my reading and studies, and my ongoing downscaling and using up of material stuff and working towards a more minimalist lifestyle.

Ins and Outs 2018

This is my joint personal (i.e. not food, health and domestic products) shopping and clearing out/using (up) list for the year which I will publish as a blog post in early Jan 2019, but will be visible here all year whilst in progress.  Digital things such as book, magazines and knitting patterns don't count as my purpose is not so much to control spending (although that's never a bad thing), but to cut down on physical stuff.

Latest Update: 14 June 2018


* Print Matter - Books, Mags etc
In:
3x books
1x sewing magazine
1x travel brochure

Out:
161x books
7x magazines/brochures

Balance:
-162

* Cosmetics and perfumery
In:
5x 2true mascaras

Out:
3x old mascaras binned
1x blusher broken and binned
1x lippie used up
1x pack oil absorption paper

Balance:
-1

* Regular Personal Care Items
In:
1x facial scrub
1x Oatifix mask
3x Dream Cream
1x lip balm
2x shampoo
1x shampoo sample
4x conditioner
1x conditioner sample
1x Superbalm
4x hair colours
1x hair oil
1x hair therapy spray
4x shower gel
3x body cream/butter
1x hand cream
1x deodorant

Out:
2x shower gel
2x body scrub
3x body moisturisers
1x facial wash
3x Dream Cream
3x lip balm
2x face mask
2x shampoo
1x shampoo sample
5x conditioner
1x conditioner sample
4x hair colour
1x nail file
1x hair oil
1x Superbalm sample
1x hand cream

Balance: 
-3

* Clothes, Shoes, Accessories etc
In:
1x pair running shoes
4x tops
5x camis etc
1x bralette
3x skirts
1x tracky bottoms
2x handbags
1x scarf
1x wrap
2x belts

Out:
1x pair worn out knickers
1x old wrap
1x old running shoes

Balance:
+18
(Items here counted by wearable units. Pack of 5 knickers = 5, but pairs of gloves, shoes etc = 1.)

* Stationery, Art & Paper Crafts Supplies
In:


Out:
8x pens (run out or otherwise kaputt)
1x card blank (& envelope)

Balance:
-9

* Needlework Supplies
In:
2x buttons
8x sewing patterns
1x dress length fabric
29x embroidery threads

Out:
6x buttons
1x jar buttons
2x spools sewing thread
18x embroidery threads
1x thread sample tassel

Balance:
+12

* Yarncraft Supplies
In:


Out:
2x ball Marble Chunky

Balance:
-2

* Miscellaneous
In:
1x tape player
1x shiatsu massager

Out:
33x language tapes and CDs (approx)
Old non-functional walkman

Balance:
-32

Overall Balance of Personal Items = -179


© Elizabeth Braun 2018

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