Day-by-Day Decluttering, Day 5: Discard Old Throw Pillows

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Last updated: April 29, 2018 at 23:07 pm

 

Today is the fifth part in a series called Day-by-Day Decluttering , which I’m creating to help those of you who are just getting started–or starting over again–on decluttering.  Today, we really get started on decluttering rather than the previous focus on clearing “procrasticlutter.”  If you’re new here, you can click here to start at day 1.  Links to all the posts are at the bottom of this post.  

Today is a good day to get started on serious decluttering!  Consider starting with all those old throw pillows you have lying on beds, couches, and in chairs.

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Day-by-Day Decluttering, Day 4: Wash (All) the Laundry

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Last updated: April 27, 2018 at 20:50 pm

 

Today is the fourth part in a series called Day-by-Day Decluttering , which I’m creating to help those of you who are just getting started–or starting over again–on decluttering.  If you’re new here, click here to start at day 1.  Links to all the posts is at the bottom of this post.  

If you did yesterday’s challenge in the Day-by-Day Decluttering feature on this blog, you know what today’s challenge is.

The laundry.

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Day-by-Day Decluttering, Day 3: Discard Tattered, Stained Laundry

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Last updated: April 27, 2018 at 21:03 pm

 

This is post #3 in a series called Day-by-Day Decluttering , which I’m creating to help those of you who are just getting started–or starting over again–on decluttering.  If you’re new here, click here to start at day 1.  

If you’re following along in the new Day-by-Day Decluttering feature on this blog, you can probably guess where I’m headed today.  Given we spent day 1 tossing garbage and day 2 doing the dishes, what’s the next “procrasticlutter” that needs to be dealt with?  Yep.  The laundry.  And you could do all that laundry today.  Except that some of you are like me and have clothes or sheets or towels or dishtowels with holes or fraying or (permanent) stains in them because you just haven’t gotten around to tossing them yet.  Toss those today so that you can save yourself some time, water, and detergent tomorrow.

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Day-by-Day Decluttering, Day 2: Wash the Dishes

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Last updated: April 27, 2018 at 20:57 pm

 

I’m working on a series called Day-by-Day Decluttering to help those of you who are just getting started–or starting over again–on decluttering.  If you’re new to this site, click here to start at day 1.  

If you’re serious about gaining control over the clutter in your life, what do you do on decluttering day 2?  Wash the dishes–every last one of them (well, the dirty ones anyway).  Then put them all away.

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Day-by-Day Decluttering, Day 1: Recycle and Throw Away Garbage

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Last updated: April 27, 2018 at 21:01 pm

 

This is the first post of a series called Day-by-Day Decluttering to help those of you who are just getting started–or starting over again–on decluttering.  

If you’re overwhelmed with a cluttered, messy house, where do you start to gain control?  Well, with the garbage, of course.  You know what garbage I’m talking about, right?  That empty chip bag your teenager left on the coffee table.  The empty water bottle or soft drink can on the side table.  Those bits of crayon labels on the dining table.  Stuff like that.  Recycle what you can.  Throw away the rest.

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