We’re still at it!
We are becoming throwing-away-ninjas now. It’s so addictive getting rid of stuff – and I’m beginning to doubt that I’ll stop at the end of the month. A few people have asked if we’re on a shopping ban too. Technically not, but it’s actually really self-regulating. When you’re trying so hard to get rid of things it’s not exactly appealing to buy a bunch more stuff in. So far I don’t think we’ve bought anything this month at all. Winning!
So, what did we get rid of over the past few days?
19 fashion magazines (I find it so hard to throw out my old Vogues but I never read them again and they take up so much space – being strong!!). Have kept a few though as my Grandma gave me all her old vintage ones and it was such an amazing gift that I’d like to keep a few from my youth to pass on some day.
20 random items including a TV stand, christmas tree stand, a few things I’ve been meaning to put on eBay but probably never will, and a bunch of stuff from my bathroom cupboard.
21 clothes from my brother – the whole family is getting on board! He had a big clear out and is kindly covering Day 21 for us. What a trooper.
22 random items including 12 books, some board games, and a
quality Pop Idol CD. So satisfying to get rid of the random clutter – it’s amazing how quickly you can see a difference on your surfaces and tabletops just from items you can’t ever remember wanting! Even if you don’t decide to take on this challenge yourself, do yourself a favour and throw away a few bags of stuff that you just grab off the surfaces! You’ll never look back.
23 items of clothing plus accessories and a few Christmas nic-naks. AND some large items – a cabinet and a massive mirror. We’re almost there!!
Meanwhile Jane and her family are trooping on – don’t worry about keeping up to date if you’re joining in remotely guys – just stick at it and make it to 30! You can do it 😀 Jane’s got rid of heaps of clothes, and a whole bag of plastic cups. Great progress.