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    • jwil
    • By jwil 14th Oct 14, 10:28 AM
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    jwil
    Shifting this debt one £ at a time.
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    • 14th Oct 14, 10:28 AM
    Shifting this debt one £ at a time. 14th Oct 14 at 10:28 AM
    Hey everyone

    I'm back after being awol for a while. I completely lost my MSE mojo, life was getting in the way and the finances not improving.

    I've been lurking around, but neglected my MSE friends and haven't really been posting.

    I've decided I need to get back into it and focus again and hopefully some old and new friends will join me.

    I have a lot of debt, and it has been just ticking over. I don't make great headway into it and my finances are tight so it's a constant struggle.

    The last few months have nearly tipped me over the edge, and I have seriously considered a DMP but have decided I will try and give it one last blast.

    Anyway, I keep having bursts of enthusiasm and then getting despondent because I am not getting anywhere. I need to stop this. The debt didn't build up overnight, so it's not going away overnight unless I win the lottery .

    The plan is much as usual:

    Sell as much as I can - ebay is still the way forward for me, I get much better sales there than I would elsewhere.

    Continue the great declutter

    Cut down on general spending where I can.

    Keep up with surveys for cash and vouchers.

    Thank you if you've read that far!
    Last edited by jwil; 14-10-2014 at 2:46 PM.
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
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    • jwil
    • By jwil 4th Oct 16, 2:06 PM
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    jwil
    Today's payment:

    1.£3000 - £2897M
    2.£200 - £175MCA
    3.£526 -£385 TDBC133
    4.£400 -£390 WW
    5.£160 -£150 EO

    Total: £4286 - £3997
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • jwil
    • By jwil 4th Oct 16, 2:10 PM
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    jwil
    A small payment made today. I've got some more going out later on ebay so hopefully will be able to do some more tomorrow.

    I've been focussing on listing and surveys the last few days. Little jwil is back to nursery tomorrow so hopefully I'll be able to get a bit more done now.

    I really want to make a dent in my payments this month so must stay focussed.
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • jwil
    • By jwil 5th Oct 16, 3:38 PM
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    jwil
    Today's payments:

    1.£3000 - £2880M
    2.£200 - £160MCA
    3.£526 -£385 TDBC133
    4.£400 -£390 WW
    5.£160 -£150 EO

    Total: £4286 - £3965
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • jwil
    • By jwil 6th Oct 16, 12:47 PM
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    jwil
    Today's payments:

    1.£3000 - £2878M
    2.£200 - £159MCA
    3.£526 -£385 TDBC133
    4.£400 -£390 WW
    5.£160 -£150 EO

    Total: £4286 - £3962
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • jwil
    • By jwil 6th Oct 16, 12:51 PM
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    jwil
    The Great Declutter 2016

    Books (car boot) - 543
    Magazines/Newspapers (recycled) - 376
    Ebay sales (posted) - 1424


    Other:
    1. Paperwork (shredded and recycled)
    2. 3 bottles of oven cleaner (used and recycled)
    3. Bottle of drain cleaner (used and recycled)
    4. Bottle of window cleaner (poured away and recycled)
    5. Packet of tea lights (given away)
    6. Paperwork (shredded and recycled)
    7. Salt and pepper set (car boot)
    8. Microscope (car boot)
    9. Salt and pepper set (car boot)
    10. Book (recycling, damaged)
    11. Paperwork (recycling)
    12. Cards (car boot)
    13. Bag (car boot)
    14. Bag (binned, destroyed by dog!)
    15. Baby bottles and teats (binned)
    16. Baby clothes (charity/recycling)
    17. Baby clothes (car boot)
    18. DVD (car boot)
    19. DVD (car boot)
    20. Bumper (charity)
    21. Pyjamas (recycling)
    22. Sock (recycling)
    23. Plaque (car boot)
    24. Wash bag (car boot)
    25. Cushion (bin)
    26. Clothing bundle (recycling)
    27. Pet bed (bin)
    28. Paperwork (recycling)
    29. Soft toy (car boot)
    30. 2 x phone chargers (car boot)
    31. Assorted toys (car boot)
    32. Embroidery kit (car boot)
    33. Phone accessory (car boot)
    34 - 75. Children's books (car boot)
    76. Toy lorry (car boot)
    77-78. Children's books (car boot)
    79-80. Puzzles (Given to neighbour)
    81. Boxes from various electrical items (recycled)
    82. Organiser (Car boot)
    83. Printer cable (Car boot)
    84. Box of floppy discs (Car boot)
    85. Degraded pot of hair gel (bin)
    86. Bag of batteries (recycling)
    87-88. bags of soft toys (charity shop)
    89-90. bags of needlework items (neighbour)
    91. Childrens brush and comb set (car boot)
    92. Box of books (charity)
    93. Bag of stained/damaged clothing (recycling)
    94-101. Pans/Trays (scrap)
    102-105. Plastic bowls (bin)
    106-109. Cooking accessories (car boot)
    110. Broken Toy train (bin)
    111. Toy car (car boot)
    112. Gardening gloves (car boot)
    113. 4 x cds (car boot)
    114. Odd string (bin)
    115. Wicker basket (car boot)
    116. 2 x empty perfume bottles (recycling)
    117. Childs cup (car boot)
    118. Sweets (left over from our wedding!) (Bin)
    119. Pen (bin)
    120. Broken bowl (bin)
    121. Computer and accessories (car boot)
    122. Papier mache box (relative)
    123. 2 x hairbrushes (relative)
    124. Pram liner (car boot)
    125. Plastic tub (car boot)
    126. 2 x pairs 3d glasses (car boot)
    127. Misshapen pillow (bin)
    128. Assorted food (recycling)
    129. Tea pot stand (relative)
    130. 2 x hats (relative)
    131. Stool (relative)
    132. Cushion (relative)
    133. Model car (relative)
    134. Jumper (car boot)
    135. Assorted clothing (recycling)
    136. Paperwork (recycling)
    137. 6 x pairs underwear (recycling)
    138. Bag of clothing (recycling)
    139. Breast pads (car boot)
    140. Lanyard (car boot)
    141 - 142. Body lotion (used up, recycled)
    143. Body spray (used up, recycled)
    144 - 149. Bottles of alcohol (to be sold)
    150. Assorted packaging (bin)
    151. Mirror (car boot)
    152. Washbag (car boot)
    153. Cloth bag (car boot)
    154. Wrapping paper (recycling)
    155. 18 x mixed items (passed to relative)
    156. Bag of assorted items (passed to relative)
    157. 6 x plants (dead )
    158. 2 x perfume bottles (recycling)
    159. Oven gloves (bin)
    160. Shoes (recycling)
    161. Toilet brush (bin)
    162. 2 x candle holders (car boot)
    163. 2 x candles (bin)
    164. Assorted bits and pieces (bin)
    165. Razors (bin)
    166. Gym ball (car boot)
    167. Scart lead extension (car boot)
    168. Small jug (car boot)
    169. Bottles oil/perfume (recycling)
    170. Body lotion (used up, bottle recycled)
    171. Diary (recycled)
    172. 6 x packets seeds (bin)
    173. Laminated document (bin)
    174. 2 x bags shredded paper (recycling)
    175. Huge pile paperwork (recycling)
    176. DVD (car boot)
    177. Assorted electric cables (car boot)
    178. Wool offcuts (bin)
    179. Assorted toiletries (used up and recycled)
    180. Box full of assorted makeup (bin)
    181. 6 x bottles of part used suncream (recycled)
    182. 1997 Diary (recycled)
    183 - 184. DVDs (car boot)
    185. Big bag fabric (charity)
    186. Big bag clothes (charity)
    187-188. 2 bags assorted needlework booklets (charity)
    189-192. DVDs (car boot)
    193-194. 2 bags clothes (charity)
    195. DVD (Car boot)
    196. DVD (car boot)
    197. Socks (recycling)
    198. Crate (car boot)
    199. Pillow (Bin)
    200. Ice scraper (bin)
    201. Greaseproof paper (recycling)
    202. 3 x sweet/biscuit tins (recycling)
    203. Bag of assorted used shoelaces/string (bin)
    204. Assorted pet bits and pieces (bin/recycling)
    205. Cooking tray (car boot)
    206. Dummies (car boot)
    207. Bag of baby clothes (friend)
    208. Cat scratcher (bin)
    209. Plastic crate (bin)
    210. Plastic crate (bin)
    211. Underwear (recycling)
    212. Selection of hats (charity)
    213. 18 x bibs (charity)
    214. Play arch (charity)
    215. Plastic crate (bin)
    216. 2 bags of clothes (charity)
    217. Kettle (relative)
    218. 2 x boxes full of bars of soap(!) (car boot)
    219. Novelty gift (bin)
    220. Pram toy (car boot)
    221. Cot mobile (car boot)
    222. 2 x raidator airers (car boot)
    223. Note cards and case (car boot)
    224. Pregnancy test unused (car boot)
    225. Fabric (car boot)
    226. Baby Socks (car boot)
    227. Moses basket and stand (friend)
    228. Moses basket sheets (friend)
    229. Baby clothes (friend)
    230. Pillow (bin)
    231. Carpet offcut (bin)
    232. Doormat (bin)
    233. Belt (bin)
    234. Hat (charity)
    235. 2 x tops (charity)
    236. Shoes (recycling)
    237. 2 x videos (car boot)
    238. 2 x teddies (car boot)
    239. 2 x pillows (bin)
    240. Dog toy (bin)
    241. Computer chair (broken, so bin)
    242. Pen (bin)
    243. Playing cards (car boot)
    244. Bag of clothes (friend)
    245. Bag of clothes (charity)
    246. 7 x pairs socks (recycling)
    247. 16 x books (recycling)
    248. 2 x phone books (recycling)
    249. Assorted dog bones (food waste)
    250. Assorted destroyed dog toys (bin)
    251. Pair shoes (recycling)
    252. Mirror (friend)
    253. Dog toys (bin)
    254. Dog cushion (bin)
    255. Assorted clothing (charity)
    256. Assorted bric a brac (charity)
    257. Plastic crate (bin)
    258. Socks (recycling)
    259. Travel system (car boot)
    260. Motorbike boots (recycling)
    262. Underwear (recycling)
    263. 10 x puzzles (neighbour)
    264. Trainers (recycling
    265. Bag (bin)
    266. Shoes (car boot)
    267. 2 x photo frames (car boot)
    268. Stationary set (car boot)
    269. Cable (car boot)
    270. Cd Cases (car boot)
    271. Blank CDs (car boot)
    272. Bottle case (car boot)
    273. Spring toy (car boot)
    274. Mug (car boot)
    275. 3 x snowglobes (car boot)
    276. 2 x incense holders (car boot)
    277. Craft print (car boot)
    278. Keyring (car boot)
    279. CD storage case (car boot)
    280. Decorative rock (car boot)
    281. Hat (car boot)
    282. Teddy (car boot)
    283. 3 x bags clothes (charity)
    284. 6 x cloth bags (car boot)
    285. Trainers (recycling)
    286. Trainers (car boot)
    287. Slippers (car boot)
    288. Shoes (car boot)
    289. Make up bag (car boot)
    290. 2 x bags (car boot)
    291. 2 x cloth bags (car boot)
    292. cat bed (car boot)
    293. Shoes (car boot)
    294. Bag (car boot)
    295. Shape sorter (car boot)
    296. Rocker (car boot)
    297. Trike and trailer (car boot)
    298. Bag of baby toys (car boot)
    299. Gift bag (reused)
    300. 3 x trousers (recycling)
    301. 4 x tops (recycling)
    302. Mug (car boot)
    303. Car manual (car boot)
    304. Key rings (car boot)
    305. Lighters (Passed on)
    306. Badges (passed on)
    307. Chain locks (car boot)
    308. DVD (bin)
    309. pen (bin)
    310. 2 x car seats (tip)
    311. Soft toy (car boot)
    312. Trainers (car boot)
    313. Clothing (bin)
    314. 4 x books (recycling)
    315. Underwear (recycling
    316. Boots (recycling)
    317. Golf ball (car boot)
    318. 12 x maps (car boot)
    319. Part of toy lorry (bin)
    320. Glue (solid, bin)
    321. Suitcase (car boot)
    322. Hot water bottle (degrading, bin)
    323. Jeans (recycling)
    324. Box of soft toys (car boot)
    325. Sterilising tub (car boot)

    Ebay listings (not counting towards declutter total) - 1500
    Survey earnings: Amazon Vouchers - £125, Paypal/cash £253.48, Other vouchers - £20
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • jwil
    • By jwil 6th Oct 16, 1:00 PM
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    jwil
    Hope everyone is well. I've been focussing on surveys and listings the last few days. I've received a £10 amazon voucher and am also waiting for a £10 sainsburys voucher and another £25 amazon vouchers I'm only a couple of ££ short of a You Gov cashout which will be fab especially as I only cashed out at the end of last year - normally it takes me 2 years or so to get to cashout on there

    Sales are still trickling out, so another small payment made today. I prepped a few more listings yesterday so will try and get them on today.

    I must try and persuade DH to go into the loft as I think there are a few higher value things I can sell up there

    I feel like I'm starting to get some mojo back, it's been well and truly missing for a few weeks now. I have got 3 months til I go back to work and the house doesn't look any better yet so I want to get on.

    I'm going to lurk on fly lady to see if that encourages me to do at least some of it
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • jwil
    • By jwil 7th Oct 16, 12:39 PM
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    jwil
    Today's payments:

    1.£3000 - £2874M1810
    2.£200 - £160MCA
    3.£526 -£385 TDBC133
    4.£400 -£390 WW
    5.£160 -£150 EO

    Total: £4286 - £3959
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • jwil
    • By jwil 7th Oct 16, 12:51 PM
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    jwil
    A couple more sales overnight so that's good. I managed lots of listings yesterday so fingers crossed for some more.

    Really annoyed, someone overseas bought 2 items from me. They have been damaged in the post, and they asked for a partial refund. I said no and to return them as I don't tend to offer partial refunds, especially when I think they might be taking the mick (the box is damaged, but the item itself isn't, and I could resell it even with the damaged box).

    Anyway, they decided to keep the one more expensive item, but said they wanted to return the smaller cheaper item. I said yes, so they've opened a return case. Now all of the paypal funds are on hold, even though they only opened a return case for the smaller item And they seem to have disappeared off the face of the earth. So now I have to wait for over £30 of paypal money until I either get the item back or the return case automatically closes. It's so annoying, I don't mind them holding the funds for the small item, but holding the funds for the bigger item as well when they haven't even asked to return it is frustrating.
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • brizzledfw
    • By brizzledfw 8th Oct 16, 10:24 PM
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    brizzledfw
    V annoying. There are times when it just doesn't seem worth it...

    Hope your weekend is ok

    Xx
    MFiT-T4 Member No. 96 - 2022 is my MF goal
    New debt: £10,000 0% ;
    Declutter 50 items before 31.12.16 xx/50 ** LSDs Target 10 for December xx/10 **AFDs xx/17
    **NSDs Target 6 for December xx/6
    • jwil
    • By jwil 10th Oct 16, 5:34 PM
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    jwil
    V annoying. There are times when it just doesn't seem worth it...

    Hope your weekend is ok

    Xx
    Originally posted by brizzledfw
    Thanks Brizzle, it's really annoying when things go wrong!
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • jwil
    • By jwil 10th Oct 16, 5:36 PM
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    jwil
    Right, I've made a small effort at flylady today

    Pinched from the thread:

    Magical Monday - Barnacled Bathroom and Sociable Study/Pc Area
    Level One...
    Clean floors in these rooms (even if it is around the clutter)
    Throw away all those empty bottles of shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, hairspray etc. I know they make the room look pretty but they are just cluttering up the place..!!
    Level Two...
    Clean baths, toilets and sinks
    Remove and bin all those slivers of soap that you have been saving, do you really need them?
    Clear any clutter from desk
    Dust PC and desk and wipe off those cup rings!!
    Wipe keyboard, house phone, sockets, switches and mouse etc
    Level Three...
    Clear clutter from floor
    Wipe down tiles in bathroom.. defragment the pc while doing this (programs.. accessories..system tools.. defragment!.).. if you do the disc cleanup as well, clear all the cookies and temporary files too
    Delete 10 links in your favourites which you no longer use or are dead!
    Clean shower screen/curtain if you have one/if required
    Clean/wash the brushes/dust box/filters on the vacuum cleaner!!!! .. make sure they are completely dry before using it though.. I donít want anyone electrocuted!!
    Change hand towels and flannels
    Extra mission:
    Wipe the skirtings, door and window frames in these rooms
    Wash your bathroom mats, nets, clean blind/curtains etc
    Grab a binbag and fill it with stuff to leave the house.. rubbish or charity shop or to donate to a friend!
    Clean the radiators in these rooms
    Pull out the pc and desk and clear under and behind it.. how much money did you find? Clean windows, hang up clean nets and draught-proof curtains and any table cloths/throws or other dust and grot gathering bits of fabric!
    Wipe sticky and dirty marks off the walls and doors


    Not a bad start, I might try and do some more this week.
    Last edited by jwil; 10-10-2016 at 5:42 PM.
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • jwil
    • By jwil 10th Oct 16, 5:40 PM
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    jwil
    We sold quite a bit this weekend, so I've had lots of packing to do today. Two sacks gone to the sorting office and a couple of parcels at the post office.

    A couple more have paid since and I've got something going out later.
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • Kitten868
    • By Kitten868 11th Oct 16, 8:06 AM
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    Kitten868
    Oh jwil you're amazing. When I have anything duff like that I have a month off ebay. You're relentless. You might actually make more money on eBay than you would for working at this rate.
    Glad you are doing well with fly lady. Actually getting down to a level of clutter it gets worth it. Xxx
    Loan 1 £8000/£8000
    Loan 2 £5800/£5800
    Total £13800/£13800
    • jwil
    • By jwil 11th Oct 16, 9:10 AM
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    jwil
    Tantalising Tuesday ~ Masterful Master Bedroom & Loopy Landing
    Level One...

    Check fire alarms are working
    Remove and wash bed linen.
    Level Two...
    Dust surfaces & make sure no cobwebs..
    Vacuum mattress before replacing with fresh linen.. do you need that winter duvet yet?
    15 minutes floordrobe clearance
    Level Three...
    Vacuum floors in bedroom and on landing
    Sort one area of clothes or linen storage making sure only what should be in there is, anything that's had it's day or doesn't belong there is removed
    Clear a hotspot., or spend 15 minutes clearing one.
    Extra tasks list:
    27 fling boogie time, time for that midweek fling, go on grab a bag and clear that clutter
    Put away those summer clothes from someones cupboard and get out the winter woollies.. donít store anything that is past its best! Make a list of things you need to buy!!
    Clean windows in these rooms
    Check house for places where draughts are getting in.. doors, windows etc and see if there are ways to stop it!
    Clean out that airing cupboard!!!!!! get rid of those things you don't need.. use dead towels as cleaning cloths etc.. be ruthless!!!! you REALLY don't need that 'thing' you've saved for 10 years.. 'just in case'
    Last edited by jwil; 11-10-2016 at 4:17 PM.
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • jwil
    • By jwil 11th Oct 16, 9:12 AM
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    jwil
    Oh jwil you're amazing. When I have anything duff like that I have a month off ebay. You're relentless. You might actually make more money on eBay than you would for working at this rate.
    Glad you are doing well with fly lady. Actually getting down to a level of clutter it gets worth it. Xxx
    Originally posted by Kitten868
    Thank you It makes me want to stop, but I can't! Most of my stuff is only low value so although I've got lots, it's not enough to give up work

    Because there's so much clutter I don't do enough cleaning as it's too much like hard work. I'm hoping this will motivate me a bit more!
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • jwil
    • By jwil 11th Oct 16, 9:13 AM
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    jwil
    Today's payments:

    1.£3000 - £2854M1790
    2.£200 - £155MCA
    3.£526 -£385 TDBC133
    4.£400 -£390 WW
    5.£160 -£150 EO

    Total: £4286 - £3934
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • jwil
    • By jwil 11th Oct 16, 4:18 PM
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    jwil
    Just updated my flylady tasks, not done too much
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • Kitten868
    • By Kitten868 12th Oct 16, 1:22 PM
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    Kitten868
    Oh exactly. The more I decluttered the easier the cleaning seemed. And the more worthwhile it was too. However moving out I realised I have not decluttered anywhere near enough. Nothing of mine is high value either. I know of someone who buys in charity shops and sells on ebay. I can't see how they do it as a career.
    Keep it up x
    Loan 1 £8000/£8000
    Loan 2 £5800/£5800
    Total £13800/£13800
    • jwil
    • By jwil 12th Oct 16, 1:30 PM
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    jwil
    Magical Monday - Barnacled Bathroom and Sociable Study/Pc Area
    Level One...
    Clean floors in these rooms (even if it is around the clutter)
    Throw away all those empty bottles of shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, hairspray etc. I know they make the room look pretty but they are just cluttering up the place..!!
    Level Two...
    Clean baths, toilets and sinks
    Remove and bin all those slivers of soap that you have been saving, do you really need them?
    Clear any clutter from desk
    Dust PC and desk and wipe off those cup rings!!
    Wipe keyboard, house phone, sockets, switches and mouse etc
    Level Three...
    Clear clutter from floor
    Wipe down tiles in bathroom.. defragment the pc while doing this (programs.. accessories..system tools.. defragment!.).. if you do the disc cleanup as well, clear all the cookies and temporary files too
    Delete 10 links in your favourites which you no longer use or are dead!
    Clean shower screen/curtain if you have one/if required
    Clean/wash the brushes/dust box/filters on the vacuum cleaner!!!! .. make sure they are completely dry before using it though.. I donít want anyone electrocuted!!
    Change hand towels and flannels
    Extra mission:
    Wipe the skirtings, door and window frames in these rooms
    Wash your bathroom mats, nets, clean blind/curtains etc
    Grab a binbag and fill it with stuff to leave the house.. rubbish or charity shop or to donate to a friend!
    Clean the radiators in these rooms
    Pull out the pc and desk and clear under and behind it.. how much money did you find? Clean windows, hang up clean nets and draught-proof curtains and any table cloths/throws or other dust and grot gathering bits of fabric!
    Wipe sticky and dirty marks off the walls and doors


    Tantalising Tuesday ~ Masterful Master Bedroom & Loopy Landing
    Level One...

    Check fire alarms are working
    Remove and wash bed linen.
    Level Two...
    Dust surfaces & make sure no cobwebs..
    Vacuum mattress before replacing with fresh linen.. do you need that winter duvet yet?
    15 minutes floordrobe clearance
    Level Three...
    Vacuum floors in bedroom and on landing
    Sort one area of clothes or linen storage making sure only what should be in there is, anything that's had it's day or doesn't belong there is removed
    Clear a hotspot., or spend 15 minutes clearing one.
    Extra tasks list:
    27 fling boogie time, time for that midweek fling, go on grab a bag and clear that clutter
    Put away those summer clothes from someones cupboard and get out the winter woollies.. donít store anything that is past its best! Make a list of things you need to buy!!
    Clean windows in these rooms
    Check house for places where draughts are getting in.. doors, windows etc and see if there are ways to stop it!
    Clean out that airing cupboard!!!!!! get rid of those things you don't need.. use dead towels as cleaning cloths etc.. be ruthless!!!! you REALLY don't need that 'thing' you've saved for 10 years.. 'just in case'


    Wishful Wednesday ~ those frightening kids rooms and spare rooms
    Level One...

    Vacuum the floor, even if it's just where you can see
    Level Two...
    Clear away anything that isn't in it's place, clothes, toys, books etc
    Dusting.. all those shelves and flat fluffy surfaces!! Donít forget the light shade and curtain pole!!!
    Level Three..
    Strip beds and replace with fresh linen .. check if duvets need freshening up too!!
    Sort through a cupboard/chest of drawers and get the clothes out which are no longer wearable, too small or out of season!
    Wipe any sticky marks off walls and doors
    Extra task list
    Wash a set of curtains, nets, duvet or throw
    Time for the Flylady Fling, in the toy box!!!! aim for 27.. if no toy box youíll have to choose another area!
    30 minutes ironing
    Pull out the beds, furniture and clean all behind them.. the skirtings and light fittings and everything.. get rid of all the things that are no longer required!
    Last edited by jwil; 12-10-2016 at 1:38 PM.
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    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

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    • jwil
    • By jwil 13th Oct 16, 9:33 AM
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    jwil
    Magical Monday - Barnacled Bathroom and Sociable Study/Pc Area
    Level One...
    Clean floors in these rooms (even if it is around the clutter)
    Throw away all those empty bottles of shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, hairspray etc. I know they make the room look pretty but they are just cluttering up the place..!!
    Level Two...
    Clean baths, toilets and sinks
    Remove and bin all those slivers of soap that you have been saving, do you really need them?
    Clear any clutter from desk
    Dust PC and desk and wipe off those cup rings!!
    Wipe keyboard, house phone, sockets, switches and mouse etc
    Level Three...
    Clear clutter from floor
    Wipe down tiles in bathroom.. defragment the pc while doing this (programs.. accessories..system tools.. defragment!.).. if you do the disc cleanup as well, clear all the cookies and temporary files too
    Delete 10 links in your favourites which you no longer use or are dead!
    Clean shower screen/curtain if you have one/if required
    Clean/wash the brushes/dust box/filters on the vacuum cleaner!!!! .. make sure they are completely dry before using it though.. I donít want anyone electrocuted!!
    Change hand towels and flannels
    Extra mission:
    Wipe the skirtings, door and window frames in these rooms
    Wash your bathroom mats, nets, clean blind/curtains etc
    Grab a binbag and fill it with stuff to leave the house.. rubbish or charity shop or to donate to a friend!
    Clean the radiators in these rooms
    Pull out the pc and desk and clear under and behind it.. how much money did you find? Clean windows, hang up clean nets and draught-proof curtains and any table cloths/throws or other dust and grot gathering bits of fabric!
    Wipe sticky and dirty marks off the walls and doors


    Tantalising Tuesday ~ Masterful Master Bedroom & Loopy Landing
    Level One...

    Check fire alarms are working
    Remove and wash bed linen.
    Level Two...
    Dust surfaces & make sure no cobwebs..
    Vacuum mattress before replacing with fresh linen.. do you need that winter duvet yet?
    15 minutes floordrobe clearance
    Level Three...
    Vacuum floors in bedroom and on landing
    Sort one area of clothes or linen storage making sure only what should be in there is, anything that's had it's day or doesn't belong there is removed
    Clear a hotspot., or spend 15 minutes clearing one.
    Extra tasks list:
    27 fling boogie time, time for that midweek fling, go on grab a bag and clear that clutter
    Put away those summer clothes from someones cupboard and get out the winter woollies.. donít store anything that is past its best! Make a list of things you need to buy!!
    Clean windows in these rooms
    Check house for places where draughts are getting in.. doors, windows etc and see if there are ways to stop it!
    Clean out that airing cupboard!!!!!! get rid of those things you don't need.. use dead towels as cleaning cloths etc.. be ruthless!!!! you REALLY don't need that 'thing' you've saved for 10 years.. 'just in case'


    Wishful Wednesday ~ those frightening kids rooms and spare rooms
    Level One...

    Vacuum the floor, even if it's just where you can see
    Level Two...
    Clear away anything that isn't in it's place, clothes, toys, books etc
    Dusting.. all those shelves and flat fluffy surfaces!! Donít forget the light shade and curtain pole!!!
    Level Three..
    Strip beds and replace with fresh linen .. check if duvets need freshening up too!!
    Sort through a cupboard/chest of drawers and get the clothes out which are no longer wearable, too small or out of season!
    Wipe any sticky marks off walls and doors
    Extra task list
    Wash a set of curtains, nets, duvet or throw
    Time for the Flylady Fling, in the toy box!!!! aim for 27.. if no toy box youíll have to choose another area!
    30 minutes ironing
    Pull out the beds, furniture and clean all behind them.. the skirtings and light fittings and everything.. get rid of all the things that are no longer required!


    Tantalising Thursday ~ Kooking Kitchen and Dancing Dining Room
    Level One...

    Clean floors
    Level Two...
    Clear and wipe kitchen surfaces
    Sort fridge bringing what needs using soon to the front, clean out any spills or grots in there!
    Wipe dining table.. (clean table cloth if necessary)
    Level Three...
    Dust any extra furniture in dining area, checking for cobwebs on way round
    Wipe and replace all those small appliances.. kettle, toaster etc
    Descale kettle and iron
    Clean cupboard door fronts and fronts of appliances .. don't forget those kick boards..
    Check those washing machine filters and drawers for ickiness!! Tumble dryer and dishwasher filters need to be done too!!
    Extra Mission...
    Wipe window sills and clean windows in these rooms
    Wipe down any tiles and shine those taps.. a toothbrush is great for cleaning away the gunk!
    Clean oven if you didn't do it last week
    30 minutes ironing.
    Get in that food cupboard. Give it all a GOOD scrub out before placing the things you need to use soon at the front. Check dates and freshness on older things, and See if you can incorporate these into next weeks meal plan! Feel free to get carried away and do more cupboards!!!
    Pay off £10k in 2016 - £8300/£10,000

    The Great Declutter 2016: 3153 items

    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
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