The 2017 declutter thread

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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by Ducks » Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:28 pm

Cleared out another 3 bags from the spare room. Need my mil to be able to sleep there on thurs/fri night. It's good to have an incentive!
Total: 15 bags.
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by Penguin » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:21 pm

Three more gone to the daycare charity bin. 39+3= 42.

I wonder if I can reach my whole year goal of 50 by the end of the month?
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by Mummy woo! » Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:24 am

Penguin wrote:Three more gone to the daycare charity bin. 39+3= 42.

I wonder if I can reach my whole year goal of 50 by the end of the month?
You are on track - go for it!

But what will you do for the rest of the year? I see the Penguin family sitting on a single box taking turns to eat beans from a can using their one fork!
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by Penguin » Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:25 pm

Mummy woo! wrote:
Penguin wrote:Three more gone to the daycare charity bin. 39+3= 42.

I wonder if I can reach my whole year goal of 50 by the end of the month?
You are on track - go for it!

But what will you do for the rest of the year? I see the Penguin family sitting on a single box taking turns to eat beans from a can using their one fork!

I wish we were 8 bags away from that!
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by ClOuD_NiNe » Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:23 pm

One bag of kids clothes to charity.

Total = 15.

Penguin you are kicking arse!
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by Jenbt85 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 12:58 pm

Three bags of toys shifted to the in laws. Total = 6.
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by ClOuD_NiNe » Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:43 pm

One bag of baby clothes. Total = 16
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by ClOuD_NiNe » Thu Jan 26, 2017 4:30 am

Two bags of kitchen stuff to the op shop. Total = 18
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by Ducks » Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:58 pm

Three more bags of kids clothes. Childcare now has a clothing bin to make drop offs easier (for the clothes, that is; drop offs of dd are still tricky ). Total = 18.
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by Ducks » Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:45 pm

I've started on our bedroom floor....I'm going to count bags of recycling but not straight rubbish.
2 more bags = 20
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by Jenbt85 » Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:19 pm

Another four bags and a high chair gone, total = 10 bags.

Side note: how gross do high chairs get?!
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by Esther » Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:02 pm

Ducks wrote:Childcare now has a clothing bin to make drop offs easier (for the clothes, that is; drop offs of dd are still tricky
Drat it! :lol:
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by DigDig » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:28 am

4 more bags plus 2 tables, Total so far=16 bags.
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by DigDig » Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:46 am

Another 2 bags -- total so far = 18 bags
(Another7 waiting to go)
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Re: The 2017 declutter thread

Post by whitto04 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:04 pm

A friend of mine is trying to get me to 'declutter' to her level. Apparently, each bed only needs 2 sets of sheets- 1 on the bed, and a spare. Um, no. 2 sets cotton, 2 sets flannel, are a minimum when you are a co-sleeping family, IMO. 1 gastro bug and you get so far behind on the washing!

But, when I realise that I have 1 x queen bed, 1 x fold out couch/double bed, 3 x single beds and 2 x trundle beds, if I have 2 sheet sets, plus doona covers for each bed- that might explain why my linen cupboard is so full.

But I have started sorting out my unmatched sheets etc, and removing the sets with dead elastic in the fitted sheets. It's a step in the right direction.
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