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#61 of 304 Old 01-09-2014, 08:03 PM
 
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2 expired medicines

2 happy meal toys

A large bunch of coffee samples I'll never use - I'll count this as 10

3 toys/toy sets are being re-homed to grandma's for play (they currently have nothing to play with over there)

1 hairbrush

1 candle

 

105 / 2014


 

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1 cracked snow globe

A bunch of empty boxes and recycling (that I won't count, but feel motivated when mentioning)

24 expired pantry items and 2 unexpired pantry items. This category makes me feel very guilty :-/ The 2 unexpired items will be passed on to my neighbor because I know she'll use it. 

About 20 tea bags filled with tea that simply tastes awful. I'll count this as 1 item. 

1 egg cup (broken)

1 cup (broken)

1 hanging decoration

A small handful of old, used, teeth imprinted straws (seriously.. where does this s^%t come from??). Again, 1 item. 

 

137 / 2014


 

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pantry item

5 magazines

2 handfuls of trash

1 fridge item

1 freezer item used up

 

53/2014

$0.00


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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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I just can't stop today :bgbounce

 

2 champagne glasses

2 decorative ornaments

1 small glass jar

4 lids for containers that I no longer have 

Heaps of Halloween candy - Count as 5

1 decorative tin

 

152 / 2014

 

Okay I think I'm done for today, but I'm going to add:

 

10 bags going to recycling. Count as 1 item.

Clothes hook that we don't use

1 more pantry item

2 magnets

1 old broken decorative tin going to recycling

 

= 158 / 2014

 

Oh shoot, and one more hairbrush... 159 / 2014


 

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Broken kitchen gadget to trash

 

4/2014


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3 broken refrigerator magnets

 

71/ 2014


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knit.gifand sewmachine.gif my way through my stash.

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I will report later but plan a huge declutter day today!
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I'm 80/2014. Today there was a get together to exchange/donate stuff we dont use between close friends and i pretty much donated all my stuff that's been lingering in the back of my car. Sometimes i forget about the sacks full of stuff and they will stay in the car forever... I'm planning to declutter some winter clothings and accessories such as gloves and scarves. Although i live in Brazil mine is a chilly city and there's usually snow in the winter,so summer is a good time to declutter.

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2014 in 2014 : 131/2014
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Finally got started:
Given to a pregnant friend and out of my house today:
1 crib
1 crib mattress
1 mattress protector
7 crib sheets
1 change pad
1 change pad cover
1 blanket
1 playpen
1 playpen sheet
1 playmat
1 bottle sanitizer
12 bottles (I started out EPing for my oldest before she latched)
40 articles of baby clothing (an estimate)
Total: 69 items out of 2014
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I keep forgetting to count items, but did some reorganizing/decluttering today.

23 toys to goodwill
11 broken items recycled


34/2014

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64 items trashed today--most of it was papers I was looking through as I searched for the county tax statement I was sure was in the right spot, but wasn't.

 

314/2014

$0.00

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7 empty boxes

25 books

10 games

1 coat

2 broken hangers

1 bag misc papers

1 bowl set

1 foam blocks

1 puzzle

1 journal set

 

323 + 50 = 373


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 blogging.jpg  780/2014 decluttered

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1 broken comb
1 useless yo-yo that's a strangulation hazard

161 / 2014

 

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I forgot: 1 of DS's toys thats no longer age appropriate.

162 / 2014

 

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I did 103 items yesterday But I have to find my 2014 list to get the real total. It was a great day. All the clutter in my bedroom is gone.
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133/2014 is my new total!

If we did the same amount every day ago year we would need to be at 66 today. I know for me I will do nothing for weeks then do lots.
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last minute baby nesting...

 

about 30 pieces of maternity items (they were out the door before i could count!) given to my sister

3 cataloges recycled

1 pen tossed

 

outgrown boy clothes packed up for my nephew:

5 pairs pjs

4 pants

1 sweatshirt

1 pr shorts

3 shirts

1 pr slippers

2 pr shoes

 

donation bag:

1 track pants i haven't worn since high school (15 years... yikes)

2 pr running shorts (haha, yeah right i'd wear them again)

1 thermal shirt that belonged to ex-h

3 shirts

1 pr socks

1 pr shoes

1 thong underwear (hate)

3 well worn bras

2 scarves

4 hair binders

12 mismatched childrens hangars

 

1 book returned to owner

 

2 library books (lost for months) - found! and ready for return... hope it saves me the lost book fees too!

 

 

weekend total:

85 items gone. (+33 = 118/2014)


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That is fantastic!

It feels great finding and dealing with things that were lost doesn't it. I did some of those too yesterday.
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Yes it is.  It would be interesting to keep track of how many lost objects were found due to our efforts.  I know I have found at least one. 

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3 items in the car trashed.  I look forward to the day when I have trouble finding something destined for the trashcan.  Most of my 2014 items have been easy-to-trash items so far. 

 

317/2014

$0.00

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Got rid of a bunch of old pantry items, halloween candy, broken stuff, and a toy gun I never wanted my son to have in the first place...

 

Bringing me to 97/2014


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23 to 25 (cleared up the top of the microwave ...)

25 / 2014

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1 more small toy

 

163 / 2014

 

2 more small toys

 

164 / 2014

 

I'm also eyeing some outdoor toys that have barely been touched all summer, but need to get the children's approval first.  


 

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added to donation bag:

1 hair tie

1 mismatched hangar

1 hat

1 sweatshirt

1 bridesmaids dress

1 shirt

 

=6 more (+118=124/2014)


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20 puzzles added to donation pile

16 mostly deflated balloon animals (a product of my magician relative visiting for the holidays :wink)

22 junk mail items

6 magazines

broken hair dryer

 

96/2014


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144/2014 items decluttered   2/52 projects completed

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New total 150/2014  

 

That is 7.45%. My goal is to be at 10% by the end of the month.

 

I gave away my breast pump and a bunch of toys the kids are not using any more.

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slow out of the gate, but at least we've started.

 

about 20 pieces of paper. dd is the artiste and we have drawn-on paper everywhere. i may stick with counting them each just to provide more incentive. i'll see how it goes.

 

20/2014

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Just 2 items trashed today, but I listed an item on eBay that will count once it ships. 

 

320/2014

$0.00

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start 21

27 kids clothes outgrown

1 toy sold $8

5 baby toys sold $40

1 old scissor

21+34=55/2014, $48

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26=> 73

went through some plastic bags i meant to sort out .... last July !!!!

what a relief, i'm going to be able to reclaim that space !!!

 

73 out of 2014 !

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