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#301 of 315 Old 07-15-2014, 09:44 PM
 
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another garbage bag out the door and one garbage bag full of toys ready to leave....as well as a portion of another....yesterday I also got rid of an old crib mattress (foam cut up and given to my mom to use for seat cushions)...also I was given 2 big plastic bins full of maternity clothes....I don't need that many clothes, so I went through them and have one big that is going to be donated to the local crisis pregnancy center
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i totally need to start posting again ...haven't been counting lately but haven't got rid of much either ...
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Aside from the usual of getting rid of toys and stuff that breaks or is unused, we have three large boxes of outgrown/redundant shoes and clothes going out as soon as it gets packed into the car. There must be about 500 items in there.

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If this challenge is still going, please count me in. I want a new-look house by the end of the year (or sooner )
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toss/recycle/compost

1 skirt with a giant stain on it
about 20 various pieces of school work

give away

46 prefold cloth diapers and covers to a good friend who is expecting in September
1 package of new born diapers to the same friend

sold
1 suit my kids have outgrown - $15


292/2014

sold - $123

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well done mystiques mom. I did not declutter today, rather I was on the receiving end of some very beautiful gifts. In the spirit of keeping my house spacious I am now on the lookout for more items to let go in order to enjoy the new ones.
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am hoping to take 3 bags to my nearest charity drop off point this morning ... they operate on reduced hours in the summer ...
one of this bag has been sitting in a corner for a while & i never managed to get around to advertise stuff to sell
have been reading and re-reading books on decluttering and organising (brainwashing myself basically !!!) these last 10 days
=> today is the day !!!
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#308 of 315 Old 07-28-2014, 06:22 AM
 
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Here is our thread for 2014. The goal is to sell/donate/throw away 2014 things over the year.<br><br>
Here is where you can download the chart! You need to register to download it.<br><br>
<a href="http://www.nourishingminimalism.com/2013/12/2014-in-2014-decluttering-challenge.html" target="_blank">http://www.nourishingminimalism.com/2013/12/2014-in-2014-decluttering-challenge.html</a><br><br>
It sounds like a lot but if we average 5-6 things a day we will get there!<br><br>
I feel like I did so much this year but I know I can do it again. Who else wants to join?
Great idea and I like the nice big goal. As a birthday present, I will be replacing 15 paper books with electronic versions. Search iTunes, Kindle or whereever you get your books and look for sets. They are often cheaper to buy as a bundle than one at a time.
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Life keeps getting in the way and coming to a grinding halt.
approx 50 books to half price books this weekend $16 (yeah i know but every little bit helps)
called for refund from Dr's office $8
called about item never rec'd $34
Sold 6 books $6
Sold 4 books to amazon $79.39
bag of 25 clothes to donation


678/2014
$168.88

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zebra15- That is great!!!
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27 magazines to recycling
3 broken toys to the trash

New total 211/2014

 Breastfeeding, babywearing, homeschooling momma to two. 228/2014 items in decluttering challenge (643 items gone last year 2013, 625 gone in 2012) Ramsey's BS1 $455.31
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Donated a breadmaker and some surplus stationery such as rulers, hole punch and notebook.

Have no idea of my total items as I have been decluttering intensely for two months. I keep finding areas I overlooked before, or coming back to shelves that need a more ruthless approach.
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post in progress...

Given to nephew:
2 boys ties, outgrown
4 toddler boy books, outmatured

Recycled:
5 bags full of plastic bags... finally got to the grocery store

Given back to owner:
1 ceramic dish

Sold:
1 cloth diaper, $18

= 12 more items, + $18 made
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100 pieces of paper recycled = 10 items for my decluttering count

2 broken plastic toys to the trash

New total 223/2014

 Breastfeeding, babywearing, homeschooling momma to two. 228/2014 items in decluttering challenge (643 items gone last year 2013, 625 gone in 2012) Ramsey's BS1 $455.31
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1 broken game to the trash

lamp shade, jigsaw puzzle, plastic jar with lid and pepper mill all to the donation bin

New total 228/2014

 Breastfeeding, babywearing, homeschooling momma to two. 228/2014 items in decluttering challenge (643 items gone last year 2013, 625 gone in 2012) Ramsey's BS1 $455.31
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