June 2017 Declutter club

Discussion in 'The Declutter Club' started by luludou, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

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  2. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    So today I've decided to do the get-rid-of-one-thing-per-room decluttering.
    LR- nothing to declutter in there :(
    Kitchen - got rid of 3 candles, and a few papers
    Kitchenette - got rid of 1 glass
    Bathroom - got rid of 1 pill bottle
    Bedroom - got rid of an old shirt
    Guest room - got rid of 1 dvd

    Now I'm going down to the basement to see what I can declutter down there.
     
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  3. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    Round 1 of basement:
    DD's room - 1 skirt (mine as I am using her closet)
    DS's room - got a few eating items out of there and upstairs so they will get eaten. 1 empty water bottle, got rid of a few papers.
    Elsewhere - one empty box of crayons, 1 wood decoration, 1 box of fasterners for files (I never use them and still have another box downstairs)

    on to round 2 of basement
     
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  4. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    Round 2

    2 old tape cassettes that I didn't even like
    4 packs of loose-leafs (will be given to dniece)... stil have LOTS!

    Also found another old notebook and my everyday to-do notebook is almost finished so I think I'll spend some time recopying the things I want to keep in there.
     
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  5. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    WOW Lucie you are doing well. don't know what I want to declutter in June but I do know that I want to get a lot done over the next few winter months here. I would like once again most of the heavy cleaning and decluttering done before Summer.
     
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  6. Lana

    Lana Well-Known Member

    Good job Lucie!

    I moved out some old jeans to my niece. She is wanting to learn to sew. Jean quilt.
     
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  7. Minta

    Minta Administrator Staff Member

    Awesome job Lucie.

    I went through my closet and got rid of 3 shirts, I still have more but its a start.

    Went through a stack of mail .. sorted most to the recycle or to the burn pile.
     
  8. missjane

    missjane Well-Known Member

    Way to go, everyone.

    Yesterday, I sorted through the cabinets above the washer/dryer. I whole trash bag out and relocated a zip bag full of wrist, knee, and ankle braces collected over the years from various injuries. Plans are to complete a declutter in the guest bedroom tomorrow and Thursday.
     
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  9. Miss JoDee

    Miss JoDee Well-Known Member

    I am waiting until DS and family move to SD then the letting go will begin.
     
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  10. Lana

    Lana Well-Known Member

    Went thru pantry tonight and moved out some expired food. Also took everything out of fridge and washed it down and stuff went out.

    Allen took 2 calves to sale barn and taking some sheep tom.. Does that count as decluttering pasture!?!?! LOL!
     
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  11. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    Lana, you made me giggle.
    I have just tidied that pantry before my shop tomorrow. I have a lot of stuff in there. I think on the weekend I might go through the pantry and freezers and start my meal plan from there. Too much stuff.
     
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  12. Minta

    Minta Administrator Staff Member

    Yesterday I contacted a local group to schedule a donations picked up and they said they would be in my area today so last night got together 2 boxes of dishes and glassware that we replaced with new sets and a trashbag of clothes we all no longer wear or outgrew and placed them in the driveway for pick up.
     
  13. missjane

    missjane Well-Known Member

    I worked in my closet and guest bedroom yesterday. Way more clothes than I care to admit are bagged to go. I kept only what I truly love and wear with the exception of a few things that I use on rare occasions (turtle neck for under shirts at football games, super heavy coat for bus duty, etc., those type things). I still need to go through nightgowns/pajamas and socks. My mom wants to have a rummage sale on the 24th. Anything not sold will go to consignment or donated.
     
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  14. MinnieCo

    MinnieCo Well-Known Member

    My focus room this week is my dining room. I've decided to part with some placemats I've had for 10+ years and never use anymore. I also pulled some decor I was going to use and never did, so I think I'm going to have a nice size bag to take to donation.
     
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  15. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    Cleaned and tidied the kids bathroom. Threw out many empty and 1/2 empty containers of product. Put a new hook behind the door for the towels.
    Looks great in there. Might get to my bathroom today.
     
  16. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    DD got rid of a few old pjs. Got a whole bag of stuff to donate and she brought a few things to her house. Mom is happy!
     
  17. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    One-thing-per room today

    Bathroom : empty bottle of pills
    Office : 2 computer cds for old games
    My bedroom: 1 bracelet and 1 necklace (costume jewelry)
    Kitchennette: 5 packs of restaurant cutlery I had kept (will give them to mom).
    Kitchen: an old bent candle
    LR: nothing to get rid of there

    Basement pantry: 2 things out of the freezer were thrown away... been ther way too long
    Basement LR: 1 old recipe book, 1 old audio cassette
    Basement other area: 1 organizer thingy will be given to mom
    DS's room: threw away 2 juice boxes, 1 sunscreen bottle that was empty and emptied the garbage.
    DD's room: got rid of one of my tops that was in her closet.
    Basement bathroom: made some rags with an old towel.

    Of course some rooms have less to get rid of, but some rooms are easy finds. Maybe if I do this regularly it'll end up showing.

    I was under the impression I didn't get rid of much but when I list it here, not such a bad haul!
     
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  18. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    Since I had bought a few things for me last week, I needed to get the same amount of clothes out the door, so: 2 pj tops, 1 cami, 1 shirt, 2 sweaters are now in the donation bag.
     
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  19. Lana

    Lana Well-Known Member

    More jeans out for my niece and a paper for mom! Bag of jeans that are to stained and cut up thrown out.
     
  20. Ahorsesoul

    Ahorsesoul Santa's Elves

    Monday I hauled three leather topped end tables), a baker's rack and fireplace tools to DS's house. Glad to have all that gone and he loved them.
     

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