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Old 02-01-2008, 07:20 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Old 02-02-2008, 03:49 AM
 
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10 more random items - mostly recycled

357/2008

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5 socks without a mate left
3 pairs of socksthat I've never likesare going to the thrift store in the AM
along with 3 items of baby clothing
2 toys hit the trash after travelling through toddler poo

158/2008

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Old 02-02-2008, 02:58 PM
 
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Wanted to update my numbers here:

557/2008
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Total from January 1163/2008


239 more items gone!

Including:

17 cans of old paint off to recycling depot
8 bottles of motor oil off to oil recycling drop off
57 books
23 toys
4 backpacks
6 Avent bottles
1 Avent microwave bottle sterilizer
10 receiving blankets
20 baby washcloths
5 pacifiers still in original packaging
1 baby food grinder
1 LARGE computer desk with a hutch
1 book of experiments sold for $10
26 articles of clothing
1 framed poster from Ikea
1 Baby backpack
1 old jolly jumper in the trash
16 assorted babyproofing items

And a whole bunch of other stuff

New total 1402/2008
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Ok, Baby makes 4, it's time for you to spill the tips and tricks to getting so much done in such big chunks! I know you have moving motivation, but wow!

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I am trying my best to declutter. I am moving and expecting #4 in September so both great motivators. Haven't counted though!
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Got rid of 28 more items today! Random gift bags that I won't use, ugly wrapping paper that we won't use, boxes that someone else can use when they move, some extra hand towels, wash rags, and a few work out clothes.

385/2008

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Old 02-03-2008, 01:46 AM
 
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At last count in January I was at 469/2008...

just a few items over the last couple of days:
a candy mold
a microwave
a jar full of twist ties (I swear I've had those for years

= 472/2008
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Cleaned out under the bathroom sink while DS was having a bath tonight and trashed/recycled a dozen things.

170/2008

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11 items found in DS drawer. Hes growing like a weed!

855/2008
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Old 02-03-2008, 03:46 PM
 
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Haven't been on for a while so just going to update my numbers.

334/2008
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Old 02-05-2008, 06:04 PM
 
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25 more items to trash/recycling:

17 old magazines (and there will be more )
3 catalogs
3 random medicine cabinet items
2 old cat toys

New total 101


I'm on a mission for the next couple of days so I hope to be adding a bunch more!

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Old 02-05-2008, 06:14 PM
 
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let me just say how much i love freecycle. i'm passsing on some stationary and bathroom stuff tomorrow and i'm thinking of counting each card and envelope separately
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Absolutely nothing happened while we recovered from a nasty bug, but I'm back in the swing again!

(1) 10 compartment hanging shoe rack - sent to MDC mama
(22) undergarments - tossed
(1) pair of ripped, unrepairable jeans - tossed
(3) pictures - put up on walls where they belong, instead of stacked on the floor

Total: 271/2008

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Old 02-06-2008, 01:59 AM
 
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Sold a Djembe on craigs list!
Boy, that piece was taking up a whole corner in our bedroom. Feels nice to have it gone!

I also sold homeschool books and a Nintendo game!

859/2008
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Old 02-06-2008, 05:46 AM
 
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My totals today

To trash:
5 half used lotions
1 shampoo
Broken heating pad

To compost:
7 things

To Goodwill:
1 pair of pants
1 top
1 bike helmet
5 plastic balls
2 drain covers
1 jump rope
1 sweatshirt
1 coupon holder
1 Fitness and Nutrition Journal
1 cordless phone

To friend:
1 bike seat

TOTAL: 587/2008
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Old 02-06-2008, 02:43 PM
 
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Nothing new to post, just finding the new thread for Feb

140/2008

Married to wonderful DH 10 yrs DS 9yrs self-weaned @ 3 1/2 yrs  TTC 3 yrs got preg 4 months after HSG with DS 4yrs self-weaned at 3 1/2 yrs  Hope to have more little ones but have secondary infertility issues so we'll just have to see what the future brings Enjoying homeschooling and farming
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Old 02-07-2008, 10:22 AM
 
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I'm joining in! I am not sure if we actually own that much stuff (though I might be surprised when I count DD's baby clothes and diapers that I will be handing over to my sister), but we definitely have to much clutter.
At the moment it is 8/2008 and a few freecycle items awaiting collection. Slowly but surely :-)

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Old 02-07-2008, 11:00 AM
 
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OK I am in 2008 in 2008!!!

January - approximately 100 (guesstimating here)
February - 24 clothing items given to my sister


Running Total = 124 items
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Old 02-07-2008, 07:46 PM
 
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Haven't been here since January 19th, so I need to update what I've done lately.

Total so far today: 818/2008
Goal for the rest of Febuary 182/100

1 old humidifier
1 old paper shredder
1 old fake plant
2 spiderman jackets
9 diapers
80 books recycled
10 newspapers
1 cloth pad
2 full small garbage cans of STUFF from kids' room
1 pr kids pants
1 pr shoes
2 pr mens pants
2 shirts
50 saved boxes
1 litter box
1 plastic pail
4 old plastic doohickeys
3 catalogs
10 envelopes

Almost a b-ball team: : Taylor -14, Alex -11, Jack -8, Lachlan born at home 11/15/07
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OK,I'm in.

January total is estimated at 60 items of clothing given to charity and 10 books sold to used bookstore.

Running total: 70 items

For today I'm going to put a bunch of misc stuff in a box out at the curb and see what happens.
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14 items on freecycle today

we have got to weed through dp's clothes, i swear he has more than i do
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Old 02-08-2008, 09:10 AM
 
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OK I am in 2008 in 2008!!!

Jan. - approximately 100 (guesstimating here)
Feb. - 24 clothing items given to my sister
25 papers decluttered
10 items from top of dryer



Running Total = 159 items

Going strong!!!
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Yesterday DD and I cleaned out her room in anticipation of DH painting her room as a surprise for her birthday next week.

We threw out one garbage sack worth of scraps of paper, broken toys, etc.

And this morning I sorted out the kids' toys in th family room and in the boys' room. Another bag of trash tossed!

283/2008

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Got rid of 28 more items today! Random gift bags that I won't use, ugly wrapping paper that we won't use, boxes that someone else can use when they move, some extra hand towels, wash rags, and a few work out clothes.

385/2008
We sold the baby's crib (that we never used) today! It was a little bittersweet. I took so much time picking out the 'perfect' crib, not to mention the twenty plus years that I've grown up thinking that a crib was essential when one has a baby. Let me just say that a stack of cash takes up much less space than an unused crib! DS has a bigger play area now!

1 Crib
1 Mattress
2 items that DH sold

389/2008 - but what a mighty 389 it is!

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I'm joining in! I am not sure if we actually own that much stuff (though I might be surprised when I count DD's baby clothes and diapers that I will be handing over to my sister), but we definitely have to much clutter.
At the moment it is 8/2008 and a few freecycle items awaiting collection. Slowly but surely :-)

Jola
Hey Jola, wanted to say welcome!

I freecycled A LOT yesterday, and gave some stuff to my mom last night, AND have a donate bag of dp's clothes collecting :

bbl with my new total, hoping I've broken 300
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Finally had the time to get back on the decluttering wagon. I cleaned out the other storage closet in the basement. It is now a usable space as DH's server room and storage. So nice to be organized.

450/2008

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