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Each day for the year I eliminate one item of from my house. I have 2 boxes, one upstairs and one downstairs. When I come across something I no longer use or need, it goes into the box and the box is donated when full. I keep a running list of donations so I have a sense of accomplshment.

- Submitted by SUFRY3 7/5/2010 in Organization | 11 Comments
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PAHEALY 7/7/2010 10:20:00 PM

    This is an excellent way to purge stuff from a house and be conscious of it daily. It is going on my daily goals list.
VERIVEGI 7/6/2010 11:44:00 AM

    I, too, have been working on clearing my home of excess stuff... but I get serious feelings of anxiety about it (gosh, I hope I'm not a hoarder). But your idea of one item per day seems totally doable. Thank you for this very helpful tip.
MATHISDJAX 7/5/2010 10:38:00 AM

    This is a great idea. When I was younger, we moved around a lot so there was always mass weeding out of "stuff". I haven't moved in 20 years and just KNOW I have things in my closet that are that old (or older)and it is a bit overwhelming. I can do one thing a day.
PEACED13 7/18/2010 2:05:00 PM

    I think I am going to have to give this a try..
AMYZM999 7/9/2010 11:33:00 AM

    Love it! Now I'm going to try to do it!
AMP6411 7/7/2010 7:55:00 PM

    Wow. I love it. Now to try it!
DENNIEMJ 7/7/2010 12:24:00 AM

    I love this! One thing a day definitely sounds achievable. Thanks for posting!
FWBLACK 7/6/2010 8:17:00 AM

    I am going to try it! I don't know if you have read Sizzling Sixteen yet - but Lula is on a one diet - I think I am going to make this my one diet!
SHERRY822 7/5/2010 8:32:00 PM

    GREAT idea ! I just made my personal goal on one of my teams to purge my home, by working 20 minutes a day and boxing things up.
REACHBRENDA_2 7/5/2010 3:28:00 PM

    What a great idea. I should put ten things a day in. I might get it done.
ELLAPOR 7/5/2010 10:41:00 AM

    I love this idea! What a great and relatively painless way to keep clutter under control! Thanks for posting. emoticon

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