I have been reading de-clutter posts on various sites and have decided to YET AGAIN, challenge myself to a major de-clutter. I seem to work on it all the time - but I am going to do a major clean-out this late summer/fall. Almost 35 years here and a basement full of stuff (not even mentioning the garage), and something has to give.
I sure don't want relatives to come in some day and have to do this. I don't want to worry about it as I get older and maybe less able. Someday I MAY have to move, and I sure don't want to worry about this stuff then.
NOW IS MY TIME!!!!!
My plan is AT LEAST 5 things a day to go in donate box or trash. I am working on getting things caught up right now for the first 9 days of the month! Through today - I should have at least 50 items to go! (easy peasy).
Now this sounds daunting - but not really so much. Think about it - it could be a book, stack of magazines, an old handbag, items of clothes or shoes, maybe a knick-knack......it can anything.
Cleaning out old paperwork as well.
I truly have so much stuff in the basement, that has been stored for ages. I haven't needed it to date - therefore I don't plan on needing it. I still have all of hubs clothes. I have thought of doing a quilt with some of them - but sure don't need them all.
I feel I can bless a lot of other people with items that maybe they can't afford to buy at a regular store.
I truly feel the urge to downsize and I am going to make a donation each week. This will make sure it gets out of the house.
Anybody want to join in the fun?????
Time to get things in order before winter. These hot dog days of summer can be useful for something!
What say you?