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About findyourfloor

Jen Hunter is a professional organizer and loves finding weird stuff.

If I Had a Hammer…I’d Play a Christmas Carol

Last week, a client in central Massachusetts was giving away a bunch of CDs. This one caught my eye as I was loading it into a box of donations. This CD is by Woody Phillips, who looks kind of like … Continue reading

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Aruba Is for…. Uh, What Is This, Actually?

Sometimes I will find an item at a client’s house and I will need a moment to consider whether it is truly weird enough to warrant an entry on this blog. Other times, it’s as crystal-clear as the waters of … Continue reading

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The Problem of the Good Luck Doll

I’ve had this doll for a while. A client (I don’t remember who) told me that she (I think it was a she) had been given the doll for good luck a while back. She thought it was Egyptian. She … Continue reading

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In Honor of Yom Kippur, here are the Dead Sea Scrolls.

What, you thought maybe they’d be on parchment, or in a book? How conventional of you. Now, I am far from being an observant Jew (look at me updating my blog on the holiest of holy days), but to this … Continue reading

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How to Horrify an Eleven-Year-Old

This adorable little fellow turned up in a client’s attic in Somerville. As you can see from the scale of the Kleenex box, he is really teeny. Nevertheless, he is powerfully offensive, at least according to my daughter, who is … Continue reading

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Gimme Some Sugar

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a woodland creature bleeding from the eyes. This video features my lovely assistant Ilana. This sugar dispenser was given to my client by her mother-in-law. It features a holly motif painted over some bulges … Continue reading

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Yet More Labels!

I’ve collected some more labels from client homes to share with you.   The box full of hell was mostly a collection of letters documenting old relationships in all their colorful angst. My client was, understandably, not keen on sorting … Continue reading

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