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Old 01-11-2007, 05:20 PM   #46
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Okay, I haven't done anything else. We put moving off until the end of this month/beginnig of next, so I'm still thinking about decluttering at this point.

But, I have found this really inspirational blog with cool pictures:
http://walkslowlylivewildly.blogspot...lly-happy.html

And here are the pictures:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/happyja...57594309114341

Wow.
I love love love that blog!! And I love looking at her pictures. I have been very inspired by both

Today the tree came down finally lol
I cleaned and mopped the living room and dining room, and picked up the hallway
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Old 01-11-2007, 05:38 PM   #47
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Okay, I haven't done anything else. We put moving off until the end of this month/beginnig of next, so I'm still thinking about decluttering at this point.

But, I have found this really inspirational blog with cool pictures:
http://walkslowlylivewildly.blogspot...lly-happy.html

And here are the pictures:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/happyja...57594309114341

Wow.
Wow! That was really inspiring/convicting.
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Old 01-11-2007, 06:13 PM   #48
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Today I got rid of 3 glasses that were kind of gunky as they sit in the cabinets above my oven. 5 bottles of medicine that expired way too long ago. Hopefully will be able to give away a juicer and a chopper which have been sitting in our apartment for 5+ years and were almost never used to dh's friend. Plus a slow cooking thing which takes up so much space, also to dh's friend.

1/12 I am getting rid of some maternity clothes today and hopefully some of dh's really old medical books that have been sitting in a closet for 3 years (with his permission, of course). Will that make me get pregnant? That or getting rid of baby clothes?
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Old 01-12-2007, 11:18 AM   #49
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I am really trying to focus on just the one or two thing a day thing, and about it when I do get rid of stuff. But it seems like it is not even making a dent!!

Yesterday:
some cute kids shampoo and bubble bath bottles that we saved.
Some old medicines

Today:
Some pantry items
a few tubes of face cream
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Old 01-12-2007, 11:52 AM   #50
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i love that blog! thanks for sharing that, jill!
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Old 01-13-2007, 01:02 PM   #51
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yesterday I got rid of several large piles of papers and sorted several files which equaled two garbage bags full of shredded paper...
I cleared the top of the piano which has been serving as catch all for paper work till we got the filing cabinet brought into the house. (when we moved it ended up trapped in the garage) I got the cabinet brought into the house, emptied, and the top drawer sorted. I set up the printer as well.
I also cleared out a storage tub full of baby girl clothes and a girlie peter rabbit mobile. (I just had a boy, so I'm not going to be using them )

Who knows what I'll fling today.
oh.and I enjoyed that blog as well - thanks for sharing. I've shared it, too.
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Old 01-13-2007, 06:27 PM   #52
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Does cleaning out the fridge count? (eggnog, etc.)
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Old 01-14-2007, 08:45 PM   #53
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more clothes in the giveaway box today!
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Old 01-15-2007, 02:35 AM   #54
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I am so in! We are looking for a new home and I only want to bring the things we love and use.

I have been FreeCycling for a year or so now, and am giving away heaps of stuff! Todays offerings:

a yoghurt maker I never use

a ceramic teapot

a ceramic sugar bowl

a ceramic milk jug

a coffee plunger

2 x ceramic kitchen canisters

And for the garbage bin:

some assorted sippy cups that have no lids

some cracked baby bowls


Feels great! More to come ...
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:27 AM   #55
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I've been getting rid of a lot of stuff. Let's see.......

A bunch of clothes
Old broken answering machine
Magazines
A bunch of toys
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:33 AM   #56
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I threw out two bags of junk from the boys' room. I would have thrown away more, but as it is out trash cans will be full. And I have two boxes of toys to take to the swap shop, although I might bag them so I can reuse the boxes...
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Old 01-15-2007, 07:37 AM   #57
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We just cleaned out the two kids rooms Have three large garbage bags for CCA (like Goodwill) and another 2 large bags of trash
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:02 PM   #58
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But, I have found this really inspirational blog with cool pictures:
http://walkslowlylivewildly.blogspot...lly-happy.html

And here are the pictures:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/happyja...57594309114341

Wow.
This is great!! Thanks for sharing it. It is truly inspirational!

Mary
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Old 02-06-2007, 09:54 AM   #59
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Okay, I'm in. I've got three bag fulls of kids toys/clothes to go to goodwill that I pulled out as we got new carpets in the bedrooms.

I've just got to wait until spring to have a garage sale for some of the other, larger toys I'd like a little return of my money for. Things that I picked up at garage sales that I'm going to garage sale back.




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Old 02-23-2007, 07:15 PM   #60
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I got rid of about 100 CD cases that we had sitting around but no longer use.
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