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Old 11-27-2009, 09:11 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Who wants to do a 100 items out by Christmas challenge????

We've done these before on here but I think its been a bit.

You can donate, sell, recycle or trash em. It doesn't count just to put it in bags. You gotta get it at least in your car/trash/front yard etc.

Anyone anyone? Bueller, Bueller??

OK I'll start:
1.lazy susan
2. book
3.book
4, 5, 6. magazine file folder things
7. candle

All in a bag in my car to go to Goodwill tomorrow!! Yeah.
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Old 11-27-2009, 11:20 PM
 
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Ooo - I'll do it. I might forget to come back and count. I always do a big clean out in November or December.

Right now:
3 kid's games/puzzles
about 20 adult books
a vase
seater and shirt

More to come!

ETA: One bag of books from the younger's room (maybe 15 books)

ETA: Bag of books from the older's room. Maybe another 15 books.

I can't wait to tackle the toys! And kitchen clutter.
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I'll discuss this with my older dd's tomorrow ... might be a fun challenge for them. Personally, I'm pretty sure I can get rid of 100 things next week ...

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ME!


5 blankets
20 shirts/pants
1 hugemongous tub of toys
5 pots/pans

Neener, I'm already a quarter way there!

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I might be game to this...

We always go through things in rotation anyway, so I have a pile in the bottom of my closet. A couple items got added today. DD & I need to go through her clothes this weekend, too. Over the next few weeks, I have the office to go through.

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Old 11-28-2009, 07:27 AM
 
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I haven't joined in a challenge in a long time, so I'm in

I'll have dh load the things I have gathered already into the car tonight, to drop off tomorrow when we're out. So far it's:

1 bag of unused toys (8items!)
1 bag of clothing for donation (big bag, so I'll count it as 3 because it's a LOT of stuff!)

1 bag of paper clutter that i'm gathering off my desk *right now*

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Me too.
1. at least 100 items of baby clothes getting sold today at a childrens sale
2. leg and wrist weights
3. Childrens game
4. garbage bag full of tons of old cd's and cassette tapes
5. Duffle bag
6. Old sleeping bag
7. tons of old papers from school
So far so good
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Sounds good! I'm up for the challenge. I'll be back to post my list.
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8. HUGE mirror-its one of those what was I thinkin things
9. Another black mirror
10. a pair of sconces
11. Another mirror DO YOU SEE A PROBLEM? I musta had mirror fever a few years back LOL.

All loaded ready to go to goodwill today YEAH

I feel lighter already because the the mirrors being gone
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Wait OP, weren't you the one who wanted to get rid of all her chairs? :

I'll play but I have to have another cup of coffee before I start!
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Old 11-28-2009, 12:00 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Now I NEVER said I wanted to get rid of my chairs.







I said my couches LOL LOL LOL LOL
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ME!! I can do this fairly easy since I am already thinking about what I can purge out of my house.

BRING IT ON

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Old 11-28-2009, 01:43 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Maybe if we hit 100 fairly quickly maybe we can add on more.
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Oh, me! I need to get rid of some stuff. We just had a yard sale too. It didn't seem to make a dent.

Okay, in a box by the front door (since it's raining and DH has the car today!) for the thrift store ...

14 books
8 cloth diapers
7 dish towels
4 pairs of shoes
1 humidifier

36 things already! Counting is pretty darn motivating!

2 gifted baby outfits
2 sample cans of formula for the food bank

So that's 40.

Me , DH , Emmy (5/08), and new baby Tilda (1/10)
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Old 11-28-2009, 03:18 PM
 
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I haven't posted in this forum in a while but I'll go start on this challenge as soon as I can get away from my baby.

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Well, tell your family not to blame me if they find themselves sitting on the floor!

OK, I'll start with:

1. outgrown toy
2. outgrown toy
3. 1 shirt
4. 1 pair of pants
5-25. assorted old holiday decorations
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Oh, and
26. extra jewelry box
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I want to join!! I'll have to post my list soon, I'm actually getting ready to go through stuff now. Ya for motivation

Mama to Noah (3) and Rebekah (09/2/10) femalesling.GIF
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I think I have about 100 items in my garage, does it count if I just move them into the car? If not:


1-3 burnt out candles
4-5 broken/unusable Christmas ornaments

S-d D which made them three. M grew lonely, and now there's baby D.
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100 pieces of recycling today!

1-5. boxes of paper & cardboard recycling
6-9. boxes of bottles & other city dropoff recycling
10. dumped a few jars & cans of "old" pantry items (need to get rid of the jars still)

yay for husbands!

unfortunately, today is a shopping day, so more stuff came in than went out ...

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So far, I have about 75 items of children's clothing to bring to donation/give to friends & 13 things for the trash since they can't be recycled/donated.

When I finish with the clothing, I am going to try & tackle the toys...that may have to wait until tomorrow though. I'm getting tired.

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does this count?

11. bag of oyster shell that has been sitting on my staircase for 2 months ... it was supposed to have been mixed with the chicken feed 2 months ago ... it is NOW in the chicken feed!

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Old 11-28-2009, 09:19 PM - Thread Starter
 
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EVERYTHING counts. We are here for motivation and encouragment. And OK to be honest we get to brag a bit to people who appreciate our work.

I just cleaned out my freezer and threw away old freezer burnt veggies, buns, bags with like 3 french fries, etc. I give myself 10 points for that.

So my current total is 21.

This is fun. I have all the boxes of our christmas decorations down from the attic in the garage. I have four boxes, not big ones. Lights, ornaments, stockings, tree skirt, etc are in those boxes. Most of the ornaments are the kids. Oh I forgot one box was left up in the attic...those darn Village pieces. Another what were you thinking purchase. I would rather just use greens, candles and pinecones.
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12. DH just took out the trash!

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Can I count all the clothes I dropped off at goodwill today? If so, then I'm at about 75 things already, LOL! (I cleared out all the clothes that are now too big on me since I've lost 18 pounds, and all the leftover maternity stuff, plus all the clothes my youngest has outgrown)
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So far today:

1- 5 drawer steel file cabinet
1- entire lawn bag of broken toys, old manuals
10 books
4 CDs
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Okay, I'm in!

I'm going to count the stuff I cleared out yesterday:
3 winter coats
1 pair of baby socks (from the baby who is now 7 years old)
2 books

6/100
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Old 11-29-2009, 12:58 AM - Thread Starter
 
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WOW 75 pieces of clothing. You have to be feeling good about that.

A five drawer file cabinet? I got goosebumps thinking about getting rid of a piece of furniture.

3 winter coats..someone who needs a nice warm coat will be so happy when they find those.

21/100
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Yesterday I had 4 boxes of old baby clothes in a Recycled for Kids sale and all sold except one box so that came back home but I will keep it and add to it for the next sale.
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