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Anyone have any progress pictures to share????



love this idea. i'm game!

 


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Filing Cabinet

9 Books

Lighter Fluid

Grill

2 Bags of Charcoal

Pocket Musical Notebook

 

15 + 936 = 951/2012

 

$68 + $78 = $146

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15 Pens

Rock

Toothbrush

Battery

2 Old HSA Cards

12 Hanging File Folders

Decorative Box

Decorative Bar of Soap

Old Coupons

Plate that once held a candle

Magnet

2 sets of magnetic poetry

Empty Tape Dispenser

Tissue Paper

2 Old Cards

Title for Vehicle I no longer own

Old Planner

9 old unused checkbooks

2 expired gift cards

stray sock

Notebook

Broken Paper Shredder

Broken Refrigerator Lock

 

 

60 + 951 = 1011/2012

 

$68 + $78 = $146

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1 shirt, added to the donation pile at the last minute

8 misc fridge items

1 piece of string (trashed)

1 concert brochure I never even brought home (this is NEW for me! wahoo!)

 

= 504 items!


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2 Manuals

13 Maternity Items

 

15 + 1011 = 1016/2012

 

$68 + $78 = $146

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1 shirt, added to the donation pile at the last minute

8 misc fridge items

1 piece of string (trashed)

1 concert brochure I never even brought home (this is NEW for me! wahoo!)

 

= 504 items!


great job!

 

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2 Manuals

13 Maternity Items

 

15 + 1011 = 1016/2012

 

$68 + $78 = $146



Wow you're over halfway there already! great job!

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Wow you're over halfway there already! great job!



Thanks! We're moving this coming weekend and I'm seeing how much I can get rid of. This is my third year and I've made the goal (surprisingly) ever year. My goal is to one year not have enough stuff to make the goal. :-)

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 1 crusty hairbinder

3 pairs of crusty elastic underwear

1 ruined plastic bib

(trashed)

1 shirt starting my new donation pile

1 dress jacket

 

 

7 today... posting here really helps motivate me to keep going for the day!

=511

 


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46 Clothing Items

 

46 + 1016 = 1062/2012

 

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7 things from kitchen drawer

batman spoon

phone cover

fridge magnet

kids shoes sold

rubber stamp sold

2 craft magazines sold

 

406/2012

$332


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2 walkie talkies

ring

broken mason jar

vase

candle holder

pair of underwear

teacup

6 plates

6 salad bowls

broken calculator

Bible

snow pants

comforter

3 butter knives - why would we ever need 7??

*package from mom came in mail

-new pair of underwear

-garden gloves

-1 bottle of bubbles

-ball of twine

-2 balls

-4 plastic easter eggs

-ring

 

we own 520 less things than we did on Jan 1st.

$220

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Thanks! We're moving this coming weekend and I'm seeing how much I can get rid of. This is my third year and I've made the goal (surprisingly) ever year. My goal is to one year not have enough stuff to make the goal. :-)



Great goal! I hope to do the same. This is my 3rd year too and I am noticing it's harder this year. It's more about minimizing than decluttering for me, and trying to stop the in flow of new things. It seems very hard to stop new things from coming in!

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Finding this thread way late but totally psyched about it!!!  I moved into a house packed to the gills with my husband's stuff - added my stuff - and then the next year, added the baby's stuff!!!  We are in total stuff overload.  Constant clutter and frustration over not being able to find anything.  Can't wait to get started and play catch up! smile.gif



You're not really late! It's only March and it's never too late to start. I started this 3 years ago when my partner and I moved in together and then added a baby that same year. It's crazy how much stuff that can add up to. I miss the days when it was just my stuff, lol!

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Anyone have any progress pictures to share????

 



Oh!  I wish I had thought to take a before pic of the basement!  I'll take an after pic soon and post...  it's so empty!  We even unpacked boxes that were put there when we moved in almost 4 years ago!


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+ 1

 

311 / 2012

 

1701 to go

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SOLD 44 books  $35 rec'd....

cleaned out bathroom at old roomies counting as 20

prepping for yard sale this weekend, will count things as they sell or donate.

 

*moving no later than 5/1/12

 

 

NEW TOTAL

301/2012

$104.08


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Seeking zen in 2014.  Working on journaling and finding peace this year.  Spending my free time taking J to swimteam

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thank you! :)


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great job!

 



thank you! :) feels great!

 


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I have a few pics to share. I'll post them when I come back from picking up my son from school.


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490/2013

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Here are a few pics. I have been decluttering for about 2 months or so. My bedroom and living room are mostly under control, so that's what I'm gonna show. I am currently painting the living/dining back to white, and I still need to get the curtains fixed, but it's mostly done. 

I posted some pics of my bedroom in this thread before. Since then I have further decluttered the closet, and I moved the furniture around. It's way better now.

 

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Eventually there will be a rug, but probably no coffee table. My husband wants a coffee table, but then him and the kids end up eating there ALL the time. 

 

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This wall will be painted white, and maybe someday I'll get bookcases to go in the corner instead of the curtains.

 

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Still have to center the two prints with the mirror, since the bed used to be on this wall.

 

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I got rid of so much stuff from this closet last week, all thanks to Flylady.

 

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I may also get rid of the clothes rack. The basket is clothes I have to iron. 


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Forgot the pic of my dining table (it's right next to the sofa).

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Hi green momma, just wondering if you want to put your photos in the thread called

  as they may not get as lost there and more people will see them?  smile.gif


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Yeah, I suppose I could post there too. I just didn't want to go bombarding the board with my pics. 


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Yeah, I suppose I could post there too. I just didn't want to go bombarding the board with my pics. 



I'm sure nobody will mind...I for one find your photos very inspirational.


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oh,yes it IS inspirational

= how it could look for me "one day" if only I spent a bit more at it every day

 

+ 5

 

316 / 2012

 

1696 to go !  glad I've broken the barrier of the 1700's ....

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Wow, I've gotten behind. We got rid of a TON of stuff (perhaps literally; we tore down an old plaster wall and carted it off to the dump).

 

Okay, now I've donated/given away/gotten rid of:

 

a ring sling

two pairs of shoes

four pairs of pants

three lawn chairs

a baby jail activity center

two board books

two old welcome mats

three old kitchen cabinets

a stove hood

a kitchen sink

a wobbly stepladder 

a brand new carseat that was rendered useless after someone rear-ended DH :(

two flower pots

two truckloads of construction junk

 

That's 26 items, which brings me to 302. 15% done, woohoo
 

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This is really not even worth a post, but if I don't put it here I will surely forget. One other plastic container sent away with another friend, for a total of 276. I've also got at least four books I can sell online for a decent amount, but I'll wait to add them to my total until they are actually gone from the house. 

 



 



 



 
 
 
 

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New Total:

1318/2012

$1877.95 

 

Less than 700 to go!



I've been getting some other projects done, and not done a ton on the de-cluttering front.  Finished a sewing project (made a Waldorf doll for my niece for her birthday), made some freezer items (homemade perogies, etc.) and did some organizing (re-organized the closet full of sewing supplies, crafts, and photos, etc in the office for example).  DH has brought EVERYTHING from the storage unit we had rented home.  So that job will count as 1, because it is one less bill to pay!  ($200/month!)  Now it is time to go through and find homes for everything, and try to get rid of some stuff.  I haven't counted anything yet, but I have an entire box of text books from my 2nd year of my undergrad (like, 10 years ago!) to get rid of!  Sadly, I think they'll just go in the recycling bin because they are too old to donate or sell to anyone.  Oh, and I did toss a bottle cleaning sponge thingy from a drawer in the kitchen the other day...Also, I did FINALLY get all my consignment clothes (well, spring/summer) to consignment last weekend, and went and picked up what they didn't want and took it to another consignment shop.  They will donate what they don't take (but it's a bigger shop than the first one, so I think (hope) they'll take a fair bit of it) so at least it is GONE now.  Now hopefully some of it sells and I can add to my total!!  So, only 2 more items gone, but lots of progress!

 

New Total:

1320/2012

$1877.95

 


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4 pants

1 pair of shorts

17 shirts

6 pairs of socks

4 undershirts

1 jacket

2 dresses

11 pairs of underwear

2 sweaters

toothbrush

scarf

watch

sunglasses

5 pairs of shoes

hanging shoe organizer

torn mesh laundry bag

lighter

2 catalogs

3 magazines

pile of junk mail

broken hair clip

7 items from fridge

5 sippy cup valves

3 mesh feeders

2 bags

hanger

 

393/2012

$37.93

 

One of my big decluttering projects will be the CDs. We just got a new computer and ipod so the plan now is to start downloading all the CDs and then getting rid of them. That will clear a whole corner of our family room!

 


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144/2014 items decluttered   2/52 projects completed

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1 Coffee Pot

25 Cans of food to sister

26 + 1062 = 1088/2012

 

$68 + $78 = $146

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