July 2019 Declutter Club

Discussion in 'The Declutter Club' started by Lana, Jul 1, 2019.

  1. Lana

    Lana Well-Known Member

    A new month....See what it brings to declutter out of our areas!!!!
    Last edited: Jul 1, 2019
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  2. housewife2

    housewife2 Well-Known Member

    i have one bag to donate clothes i don wear
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  3. DawnSu

    DawnSu Active Member

    My goal this week is my dd 6yrs olds clothes... I have aways been the type to have more than 1 weeks worth of clothes, so I don't have to do laundry often. But then if I wait 3 or 4 days to do laundry, I make myself angry. Lol so I am downsizing her clothes, with just minimal...
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  4. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    I did this recently with my own clothes and it certainly made a difference.
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  5. Holiday_Mom

    Holiday_Mom Well-Known Member

    I am back to digital decluttering of blurry photos, multiple shots, etc. I was working on decluttering the photos on the pc but just got a notice from Google that I have exceeded my storage amount. :eek:
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  6. DawnSu

    DawnSu Active Member

    Boy, do I ever need to do photos.... lol just seems like its' gonna b reply nerve wrecking
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  7. Lana

    Lana Well-Known Member

    Jaymee took some more stuff out but still gobs here!
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  8. Miss JoDee

    Miss JoDee Well-Known Member

    Lana, I had my oldest move out 12 years ago and I just took more of his stuff to him last week. Every chance I get I take something to him or give stuff to another child that has left the house.
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  9. Lana

    Lana Well-Known Member

    I am cleaning the desk now with the big kitchen waste can next to me. I put in a clean sack and going to town.

    Jaymee still has some of their clothes here and toys and alot of stuff that they will use. Seems days are so busy with everything and appointments etc..

    Would like to get thru the sewing desk too yet tonight but..... still a couple more cubby holes here on desk.
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  10. PamelaG

    PamelaG Moderator Staff Member

    I've lived without almost all of my household goods for over six months and our new house is smaller than the old one so I'm finding it very easy to declutter. I started with the two bookcases and I have two bags of books that are going to the thrift store. The bonus is that there is now enough room on the shelves to display the decorative bookends that have been in another box for I can't count how many years.
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  11. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    It seems that as quickly as I declutter I find more to do. All the talk of decluttering photos has me thinking that that would be a great Winter project. I also have many other great Winter projects to do so will need to add it to the list.
  12. Lana

    Lana Well-Known Member

    Lot of paper crap still going out.
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  13. Holiday_Mom

    Holiday_Mom Well-Known Member

    ROFLOL! Ain't that the truth?!

    I got in two and half hours of photo decluttering last week.
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  14. halimer

    halimer Well-Known Member

    I am decluttering cookbooks today.

    Here is is list of what is going - they are all in excellent shape - let me know if anyone wants any of them and I will ship them out ASAP to good homes;)

    Gooseberry Patch:

    Slow Cooker
    From Grandma’s Kitchen
    Recipes for Comfort

    America’s Test Kitchen:
    Pasta Revolution
    834 Kitchen Quick Tips

    Sara Moulton - Sara Cooks at Home
    The Art of South American Cooking
    The Soprano’s Family Cookbook
    Great Bread Machine Recipes

    The Frugal Gourmet Cooks Italian (pap)
    The Frugal Gourmet Cooks American (pap)
    The Frugal Gourmet Cooks Three Ancient Cuisines (pap)

    The Handmade Home – soaps, candles, pillows, etc.
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2019
  15. Minta

    Minta Administrator Staff Member

    Had the kids go through their closets and pull out any clothes they no longer wanted and then I help my son go through his shirts and we pulled several that were border being to short. Passed my daughter's clothes plus a comforter that she no longer wants and hasn't used in a a couple years down to a niece and will pass down my son's clothes to a nephew. Went through all the mail and papers from end of the school year. Filed away papers we need to keep, separated the rest into burn or recycle piles. Thankfully recycle pick up is this week :)
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  16. missjane

    missjane Well-Known Member

    Wish we had recycle. I hate to burn, but it looks like some decluttered papers will be burned when I have time.
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  17. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    Halimer love the Gooseback books! and the diy home one, but I won't ask for them because the shipping would be more than the price of the books. Thanks for offering these to our group.

    The wood couch is finally out of mil's house (we were keeping it there). DD took off with a long summer chair (we never use it and I wanted to get rid of it), and she took 2 organizing trays too.
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  18. Lana

    Lana Well-Known Member

    Still moving out paper

    Took 2 new Christmas shirts to work to give to whoever wants. Got for $1 at Wal-Mart after holidays and still have tags on them.
  19. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    Did the one-thing-a-room-declutter. Got rid of old Birthday cards, plastic swiffer stick (have enough).
    To give to dniece: Christmas stamps, duo-tangs, notebook, empty journal, 1 binder.
    Also took out 4 whistles out of the Christmas closet and will give to dniece and nephew for CIJ when we go on the fishing trip... Santa will be at the campsite and gives gifts to the children.
  20. PamelaG

    PamelaG Moderator Staff Member

    Added the following to my two bags of books: twin duvet covers with pillowcases (no more twin beds here), two Turkish bath towels (that were ridiculously expensive and ended up shedding fluff no matter how many times I washed them and seemed to stay damp even after they were hung up to dry - mega fail on that purchase), floral king-size flat and fitted sheet that were at least 25 years old, four assorted totes, a wooden dog that was a doorstopper, a plastic jug, two mini fondue pots, a bag of three kitchen tools (peeler, coffee scoop, and one of those things you hook to the side of your pot to hold a spoon), and a deep fryer that I used once. I need to get a bit better organized and declutter by room; right now, I'm just grabbing things as I see them and putting them in a big box marked Goodwill.
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