We have a lot of "toys" and 26 year old living room furniture. We started focusing on toys and events when our daughter went off to college. That said though, we still need to empty the closets and the dreaded basement.
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Interesting article. I have decluttered a great deal of my life but not to the extreme that the couple in the article went to. I think it is hard to identify what we truly value until we look at the individual items we own. Where we live might dictate a need for a car, but we do not need to fill every cupboard and drawer in the house. There's something about empty closets that feels very freeing!
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