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post #201 of 296
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Previous count= 87

Plus 53 more random items gone..

140/300
I hope to add quite a few more this evening
+ 5 more items.

We were heading out today to run some errands and I knew we would be near Goodwill, so I grabbed a plastic shopping bag and looked around for 5 items to donate. It didn't take long, of course, but the important thing is that I remembered to drop them off at Goodwill!! That's HUGE for me I'm great at bagging stuff up, but actually getting it to Goodwill is a bit of a challenge.

Anyway.. I'm at 145/300, but hopefully I'll be able to add a few more items tonight!
post #202 of 296
Getting rid of two large kennels I have no use for - Kitty Angels is coming today to pick them up Yay, seems like they should count for more since they are sooo big.

209/500 (if I'm going to get to 500, I'm going ot have to step it up!)
post #203 of 296
I got rid of 13 more items last night. This brings my total to 138/300. I am starting to worry about reaching my goal for the month.
post #204 of 296
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Got rid of old makeup. 41 items

731/900
35 so far today.

766/900
post #205 of 296
Doesn't count for my house, but I just cleaned out two bookcases in my boss's office and recycled two boxes of magazines and two boxes of computer paper!

But shhhhh! Don't tell him.
post #206 of 296
The midwife will be here in less than 6 weeks for our home visit so I have a lot to do. I've been cleaning like a crazy person for awhile now, but I'm really stressed because I have so much left to do and no help in doing it.
post #207 of 296
We did another big clean of the playroom on the weekend. I've already removed SO many toys. But we managed to get another HUGE box (about 100 items) out of the playroom, plus a bag of garbage (broken old crayons, ratty coloring books, food items that had found their way in, broken toys).

So we're up to:

350/1000.

I'm optimistic that this number will jump up this week, as I'm planning to tackle the dreaded craft/sewing room. OooOOoooooo.
post #208 of 296
Today I organized our dresser and went through clothes I had in a tote in the basement. It feels a lot less "cluttery" and more organized. I also got rid of a few things along the way.

The best part though, is that my DH lost his wedding ring a few months ago. We were so devestated. Today, I went to look for a paper bag with a handle on it to put the clothes in to take to charity. When I opened the bag, I found DH's wedding ring!!!

5 - umm. expired condoms
8 - pieces of clothing to be taken to charity.

13 items today

279/250 - original goal met
29/250 - toward second goal
post #209 of 296
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5 - umm. expired condoms
Last weekend I threw out 24 expired condoms!!! Not sure yet what that says about us...but I sure am loving DS2 who was born in November .

Yay about finding DH's ring!!!!
post #210 of 296
Cleared out maternity and baby clothing. Yup about 250 pieces!!!
so I'm at 295/450. I'll tackle the laundry room next.
post #211 of 296
We've done 3 babgs of clothes, several garbage bags of bathroom crap, a bin full of useless laundry room junk, a box of toys....I'd estimate 300/500...I'm actually doing well with this challenge!!
post #212 of 296
Another 15 books 137/200.
post #213 of 296
Okay, I did a lot of toy sorting today, but the toys that I sorted for my mom's club sale and those to go to my parents house for hand-me-down storage havne't actually left the house yet, so I'm not going to count them, but I did physically throw away maybe 35 things that were broken or whatnot, so I'm going to count those!

And today, someone from the local no-kill cat shelter came to pick up the large kennels I had from shipping our cats cross country - they were so big it was a pain to lug a 10 lb cat to the vet! They'll get good use for them. Plus their attaching dishes. Yay!

So that puts me at ... 248 / 500. Wow, not much time left to double what I've done so far.... yikes!
post #214 of 296
Well I found a storage tote in my closet that I had thought was just fabric. Turns out my parents brought it from their house some time long ago and it's my stuff from showing horses. So I got rid of my old 4H project books, horse catalogs from 1997 and some other out-dated stuff.

I'm stuck though because it also had a bunch of ribbons, nice grand champ ones, not the flimsy ribbons that I can't remember winning. It also had some plaques and such from win I did horse judging. I really have no use for these but looking at them was quite the trip down memory lane. So I put them back in the tote for now. I could get rid of them but I'm not sure I wanna.

So after the old calenders, cassette tapes and horse junk I got rid of 49 things. I also took Atticus's baby clothes to goodwill. That was another 12 items.

Total so far: 97/200
post #215 of 296
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35 so far today.

766/900
110 items from the girls' bedroom. I cleaned out the tote of polly pockets and underneath the bed.

876/900
post #216 of 296
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110 items from the girls' bedroom. I cleaned out the tote of polly pockets and underneath the bed.

876/900
30 items taken to consignment. This puts me over my goal!!!

906/900
post #217 of 296
DH got rid of 21 items out of the garage today.

297/250

47/250 toward new goal!
post #218 of 296

Nak

So glad I found this thread. It's a little late in the month so I'm going to just say 100 items!
I have condoms to get rid of too. my dh came home with a HUGE box of them after about 6 weeks pp -we used them the frst 6 months and that was it so there were a lot left. not expired. should i take them to the local mission? i took pads and tampons but i might be too embarrased. I have a guilt complex about throwing things away that are still good...................

can't wait to start decluttering..off to clean the barn right now
post #219 of 296
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30 items taken to consignment. This puts me over my goal!!!

906/900
Another 75 items from the girls' room.

981/900
post #220 of 296
Got started this morning and can now close my dresser drawers again!!!
Here's the list:
6 skirts
10 sweaters
1 pair shorts
9 shirts
2 dresses
1 pajamas
5 pants

Total 34! Crazy!
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