Monday, January 9, 2017

DeClutter 365 Challenge

I joined an online challenge that I found on Pinterest. The challenge encourages you to set one goal each week and work about 15 minutes per day on that challenge. January is the month of the kitchen. The website lets you sign up for a

Actually, the kitchen is relatively easy because I reorganized it at the beginning of summer. However, I didn't do a few of the things that the daily challenge recommends. I hadn't thought of creating zones, for example. I love that idea.

Since my daughter will get her first apartment next year and has a storage building, I have a big plastic bin from Home Depot marked "Rachael's Kitchen." Anything that I think she can use I put in there. She is home for break, so I have been checking with her. A couple of things we have put into the donate box downstairs and a couple meant to much to her to take to college where they might get lost or stolen. (Those were put way back in the cabinet to save for a couple more years.)

I think it is easier to declutter and donate things when I know it is going to save me money in the long run. (I won't have to buy this stuff to get her started next year.)

Here is a link to the website that I am using to get decluttered.