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Have you ever put things in a safe place

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TrendyNannie6 Sat 04-Apr-20 11:57:08

Anyone ever put important items in a safe place. Then discovered you have forgotten where you hid them lol or is it just me.

Candelle Sun 05-Apr-20 23:54:03

I had put our driving licences 'somewhere safe' prior to our holiday. We were flying then collecting a hire car. Or not - no licences....

We had to abandon the hire car and holidayed using trains, which actually worked really well.

Needless to say, within a day of our return, the licences turned up.

By the way, Seefah, I managed to temporarily 'lose' my six-week old baby, leaving her outside the supermarket fast asleep in her pram and..
driving home from another shopping trip years later, I managed to leave her in the shop. I do love her really!

Not the best mother...!

GreenGran78 Mon 06-Apr-20 10:06:57

Candelle I know many mothers who have done that, including myself. I left my firstborn outside the shops, and walked home. Luckily it was in the days when all prams were left outside, and I only lived two minutes away!

timetogo2016 Mon 06-Apr-20 10:16:52

Well thank god it`s not just me.
Put in a safe plase £75 of £5 new notes 2 books of stamps, Christmas cards and a pair of shoes.
I was looking for the cash just yesterday and found a bottle of perfume i lost around 3 years ago so eventualy these thing will turn up whilst looking for something else.
DH has been looking for ages some razors he bought when they were on offer.
How strange life is.
Happy huntint to you all.

timetogo2016 Mon 06-Apr-20 10:34:32

Ps as i did my spelling
Place not plase.
Hunting not huntint.

giulia Tue 07-Apr-20 13:12:57

My saddest one is when I crocheted two curtains for the small Windows in my daughter's kitchen as a birthday surprise. They were difficult to make with an intricate grapevine design.

I put them in a safe place and of course never found them again.

Four years on, she has now moved and all her windows are large so, even if I do find them now, they are useless.

MissAdventure Tue 07-Apr-20 21:44:56

Oh, all that work for nothing.

They sound lovely, too.

Chewbacca Tue 07-Apr-20 21:49:07

Oh giulia, thats REALLY annoying. They sound beautiful; if you ever do find them, you could sell them on eBay or etsy perhaps? I hope they turn up. All that work shouldn't go to waste.

Oopsminty Tue 07-Apr-20 22:08:03

I have a great many safe places

With lots of items there

When the children come to empty the house once we've slipped off this mortal coil, they will no doubt find a vast array of goods

GabriellaG54 Tue 07-Apr-20 22:58:52

I put my spare keys in the outside keysafe. Now I can't remember the code.

GabriellaG54 Tue 07-Apr-20 23:05:49

Put £225 inside a DVD years ago and one of the AC took it to a car boot sale along with others I said he could have. Forgot that's where I'd hidden it and no idea why I hid it in the first place. 🙄

GabriellaG54 Tue 07-Apr-20 23:09:48

Beanie654321
That really made me 😂😂, especially as I can picture your DH when he sees you waltz in with yet another 'find'.

GabriellaG54 Tue 07-Apr-20 23:14:10

I now photograph the hiding place and add a caption as to what is there, together with an audible reminder if it's needed for a particular date.

giulia Wed 08-Apr-20 13:34:04

Chewbacca Yes, that's probably the best idea, if I could work out how to use it. Not at all techy, moi.