The Keeper of the Memories Project

It was a slippery slope, the series of mundane events that led me to where I sit today, on top of boxes upon boxes of jumbled photographs and barely contained, broken-binding albums. And still they pour in, between inherited photos from relatives now passed, and my grandmother digging out photos from her childhood.

Add to that my reignited passion for photography and my tendency towards obsessive categorization and cross-categorization, and you may begin to see the depth and breadth of the project that has taken over my life.

Keeper of the Memories

This is only a portion of the hard-copy photographs. There are more. And then digital cameras were invented...le sigh.

I think of the Keeper of the Memories Project as my Kraken, slumbering beneath the depths of clothes on my closet floor until I open a box and wake it from its slumber, only for it to throw its multitude of of photographic suckers upon me and try to drag me under.

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3 Steps to Combat Multitask Overload

If you are anything like me, at any given moment, you have approximately eleventy million tasks, ideas and to-dos running around in your head.

Multitasking Octopus

OctoNoctua Multitasking via My Little Bit of Life

This is a problem.

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Cheap DIY Necklace Organization

Jewelry organization is difficult. The pieces are have long thin strands, chunky pieces, little connections that grab everything they come in contact with…it’s a mess.

Right now I’m actively in the process of trying to find smarter solutions for the modest amount of jewelry I do have. This one will have to wait until we move into our new place next summer, because all of those holes in the walls are not worth it for the next six months of living.

This simple solution makes necklace organization simple and gorgeous. Paint branches, vines, leaves, or whatever else right on the wall and add hooks or pegs.

It looks like they used the top branch to hold the longest necklaces, and the right half of the middle branch for the shorter ones. Brilliant and so pretty!