Goal – to remove at least 300 things/activities/people so I can focus on things that move me forward and/or bring me joy.
January’s total -65. Great start to the year. I hope I can keep it up – time will tell.
Things that I trashed – total of 37
1 piece of foam – no idea why I was keeping it or where it came from 1 pair of slipper socks – too many holes to darn 1 partial block of henna – so old it started to crumble apart when I picked it up 1bag of dried up rubber bands 1 bag of hard as a rock mini marshmallows 1 broken hanger 5 manuals for items I no longer own 1 fabric scraps to small to realistically be used for anything 1 broken pencil sharpener 2 refillable pencils – no longer usable due to the boy chewing on them 3 cans condensed milk – expired 1 box of oatmeal packets -mice got in them and they were expired 2 oatmeal canisters – expired 2 lemonade mixes – hardened into solid mass probably expired 1 bottle of salad dressing – expired 11 socks – they had been used to clean the griddle and were no longer in any shape to be used 1 infant shirt with bleach spots 1 pair holey underwear
Things that I recycled – 6
large bag of plastic bags 5 cardboard boxes I had been saving in case I needed them for something
Things I gave away – 22
2 pairs of boys pants 2 binders 1 woman’s sweater 1 woman’s blouse 15 assorted tea bags 1 canister of tea
Is anyone else decluttering this year? Let me know how you are doing and if you have any tips or tricks to share.