Decluttering Challenge: 95 Items Decluttered Total

Posted by Mrs Money on February 2nd, 2011

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Every Wednesday I’ll post about how many items I’ve decluttered for the 365 Declutter Challenge. I’m going to keep a running tally of how many items I’ve decluttered. If it seems that 365 items is an easy goal and I meet it quickly, I’ll probably strive for the 2011 items goal. It’s a little scary, but hopefully it will challenge me in a good way!

This week I focused on cleaning out my bathrooms.  As you can see in the before picture below, we had a plethora of towels. I counted the number of bath towels that we had. 28. 28 towels for two people! I realized that was crazy, so I weeded out the towels that weren’t the greatest quality or were showing signs of wear. I also went through our wash cloths and hand towels and separated the good ones from the bad. In addition to towels, I also went through beauty products and makeup and ditched things that I didn’t use.

Before:

After:

And here’s the pile of junk that I donated this week to Goodwill:

This week I got rid of 27 items, which brings my total to 95 items.  Not bad!

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5 Responses to “Decluttering Challenge: 95 Items Decluttered Total”


  1. I have been on a decluttering mission myself but I haven’t been keeping track of the numbers. Maybe I should be. Congrats to you for your progress. The closet looks great.
    So what do you do with the stuff you don’t need? I often donate it to local agencies.

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    Mrs Money Reply:

    Miss T- Thanks! I donate things to Goodwill normally unless it’s worth selling then I try Craigs List. :)

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  2. Jessica07 says:

    The bathroom decluttering looks great! I stack all my towels vertically, so they look like soft books all lined up. :)

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    Mrs Money Reply:

    Thanks! It’s funny to see how people stack their towels differently. :)

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