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    • Sa1sysoo
    • By Sa1sysoo 31st Dec 15, 2:18 PM
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    Sa1sysoo
    2016 - No Clutter To Be Seen
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    • 31st Dec 15, 2:18 PM
    2016 - No Clutter To Be Seen 31st Dec 15 at 2:18 PM
    To use Guineapigsqueaks wording, "A new thread for declutterbugs in 2015 2016!"

    I'm going to aim to get rid of 2016 items in 2016.
    There are some lovely tips on the KonMari thread here, set up by the talented greent: http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5385103

    Of particular note is post 4 of where you can get rid of unwanted items:
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showpost.php?p=69806488&postcount=4

    That unwanted pens one is going to be a life changer for us!

    Welcome one and all and happy decluttering!
    2016 £2 Savers Club #4 - £120/£100 Target (£90 paid in)
    1% Club - 21%/100% Declutter 2016 in 2016 - 467/2016
    Joint Overdraft: £1,400/£1,500, Tesco (0%): £5156.85/£4,681.95
    DH Overdraft: £1,500 Virgin CC (0%):£5,565.16/£3,857.70
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    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 15th Sep 16, 1:11 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    I'm estimating around 300 items
    Originally posted by nicki
    That's cheating, you need to list every item

    Just the one for me today:
    025 - My fave mug that I broke while cleaning
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    • somerandom
    • By somerandom 15th Sep 16, 6:10 PM
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    somerandom
    975 - another bin full of green waste
    976 - novel - CS
    977 & 8 - 2 x vest tops - CS
    979 & 980 - 2x dead knickers - bin

    I'd love to reach 1,000 items by the end of the weekend...so close...
    Last edited by somerandom; 15-09-2016 at 11:21 PM. Reason: forgot items
    Check out My Debt Free Diary "My Leap of Faith"
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    Completely Crazy Clothes Challenge 2016 - £298.92/£300.00
    • Fiasco55
    • By Fiasco55 15th Sep 16, 9:14 PM
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    Fiasco55
    1745-1779. Items sold online
    1780-1784. Packaging for the items
    1785-1787. Bottles recycled
    1788-1796. Birthday cards recycled
    1797. Cardboard recycled
    1798-1801. Cans recycled
    1802. Book to cs
    1803. Dead pen binned
    1804. Reciepts filled
    No buying toiletries total Outs 757

    Decluttered 1930 tems
    Sealed Pot Challenge No 038 so far £476.01
    • Planning ahead
    • By Planning ahead 17th Sep 16, 2:58 PM
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    Planning ahead
    151-153 Glass pudding bowls
    154 extra whisk
    155-158 BBQ trays
    159 Container
    160 wooden spatula
    161 extra bun tray
    162-165 Boxes
    166 Tupperware lid
    167 Plastic tray
    168 Christmas plastic tray
    169 Small silver tray
    170 Old dog medicine
    171 Extra pet brush
    172-175 Cake boxes
    176 Bent knife
    177 keys
    178 bubbles
    179 porridge taken to work
    180 more porridge taken to work
    :£120,000 / £30,000 left to pay on mortgage
    7 years to retirement
    • Fiasco55
    • By Fiasco55 18th Sep 16, 12:27 PM
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    Fiasco55
    1805. Broken glass
    1806. Bulb replaced
    1807-1809. Bottles recycled
    1810. Kitchen roll used up
    1811-1814. Items from the fridge OOD
    1815. iTunes voucher used
    No buying toiletries total Outs 757

    Decluttered 1930 tems
    Sealed Pot Challenge No 038 so far £476.01
    • Planning ahead
    • By Planning ahead 18th Sep 16, 4:27 PM
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    Planning ahead
    181 More cardboard
    182-186 small pieces of wood
    187 used light bulbs
    188-190 old towels used when painting
    191-192 dust sheets from painting
    :£120,000 / £30,000 left to pay on mortgage
    7 years to retirement
    • somerandom
    • By somerandom 18th Sep 16, 7:21 PM
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    somerandom
    981. dead vest - bin
    982. Swimming goggles - CS
    983. Flip flops - CS
    984. Brooch - CS
    985. Trousers - CS
    986. Vest top - CS
    987 - 990 - 4 x tshirts - CS
    991. Scarf - CS
    992 - Trousers - CS
    993 - hanging thing - CS
    994 - dead note book - bin
    995 - box - recycling
    996 &7 - 2 x official forms completed and posted
    998 - laptop case
    999 - freebie mobile charger - CS
    1000. Another green bin full of garden waste.

    Whoo hoo - made it to 1000. I've only been doing this since June so I'm not too behind target for the full 2016 by end of the year.

    ermmm - I've just calculated that thats roughly 66 items a week until the end of the year
    Last edited by somerandom; 18-09-2016 at 7:23 PM. Reason: add calculation
    Check out My Debt Free Diary "My Leap of Faith"
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    • somerandom
    • By somerandom 19th Sep 16, 9:08 AM
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    somerandom
    Attempting to keep up the momentum required for me to hit target:

    1001. Broken brooch - bin
    1002. dead hairbrush - bin
    1003. dead insoles - bin
    1004. pen refill to friend
    1005 - 1007 - 3 X tops with tears - textile recycling
    1008 - teeth whitening kit - bin
    1009 - pedicure stuff - bin
    1010 & 11 - 2 x dead micro-bead pillows - bin

    Isn't it funny what things are hard to part with? Those micro-bead pillows were in really bad condition but I found it hard to get rid of them as they smelled of Summer (I used them when lying around in the garden) ...
    Last edited by somerandom; 19-09-2016 at 9:27 AM.
    Check out My Debt Free Diary "My Leap of Faith"
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5334341&highlight=
    Completely Crazy Clothes Challenge 2016 - £298.92/£300.00
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 19th Sep 16, 7:23 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    026/027 - Two Kinder egg toys BINNED
    028/029 - Two used saxophone reeds. They are only small but have been sat on the shelf for about two months! Finally they have reached the bin.
    Last edited by x_raphael_xx; 19-09-2016 at 8:50 PM.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Sept Grocery Challenge £100.20/£150 Sept NSD's 12/14
    EF Challenger #36
    £41.32/£1868.82 Lose weight 0/10lbs
    • blubella
    • By blubella 20th Sep 16, 1:32 PM
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    blubella
    Please can I join...i am always decluttering, so not quite sure what is going on.....? I have accumulated a pile of clothes on my sideboard which I was going to list on the bay. Maybe this thread will give me the kick up the bum that i need!?
    Light Bulb Moment Aug 2015 ~ £24758.52
    Dec 2015 ~ DEBT Cards £18046.78 Sep 2016 £9810 + Bank of Mum & Dad 4687.60 - PAID

    Make £10 a Day 2016: JAN £299.11/310 FEB £404.19/290 MAR £315.20/310
    DFBX2016 ~ #101 £13573.78/£8750 DFBX2015 ~ #101 £3811.87/£3000

    Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration & inspiration ~ Evan Esar
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 20th Sep 16, 5:47 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    030/031 - Two holey pairs of pants BINNED.

    Most of my de-cluttering in the last few days has been pairs of items. Hopefully this means I will reach my target in half the time!

    I have 83 items to get rid of to reach my target of 114, and 102 days to do it in! Over a quarter of the way to my target thou!
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Sept Grocery Challenge £100.20/£150 Sept NSD's 12/14
    EF Challenger #36
    £41.32/£1868.82 Lose weight 0/10lbs
    • Fiasco55
    • By Fiasco55 20th Sep 16, 10:40 PM
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    Fiasco55
    1816-1832. Dead batteries recycled
    1833-1867. Items sold online
    1868-1902. Packaging for sold items
    1903. Bottle recycled
    1904-1905. Blister packs binned
    1906. Packaging recycled
    1907. Tissue box recycled
    1908. Pack of toilet roll used up
    1909. Ear plugs used and binned
    1910. Old hairdryer recycled
    1911. Bin bag out
    1912. Reciepts filed
    1913. Programme recycled
    1914. Shower gel used up, bottle recycled
    1915. Sausages used up
    No buying toiletries total Outs 757

    Decluttered 1930 tems
    Sealed Pot Challenge No 038 so far £476.01
    • blubella
    • By blubella 21st Sep 16, 6:43 AM
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    blubella
    Started on my de-cluttering yesterday...the cupboard under the stairs is already starting to look clearer! My goal is to clear it so that I can create a little pantry

    1.Lemon juicer CS
    2.Domino fun pad CS
    3. Microfibre cloth binned
    4. Dried up all purpose glue binned
    5-10. ODD food binned
    11. One shopping bag of paper recycled.
    12.One shopping bag of confidential waste shredded and recycled.
    13. Broken suitcase to dump
    14-15. Two plastic drinks bottles recycled
    16. Plug in mosquito repelant and tablets CS
    17-19. Three pairs of shoes CS
    20-21. Two books CS

    ..back to work today so will try to declutter a few items tonight ...
    Light Bulb Moment Aug 2015 ~ £24758.52
    Dec 2015 ~ DEBT Cards £18046.78 Sep 2016 £9810 + Bank of Mum & Dad 4687.60 - PAID

    Make £10 a Day 2016: JAN £299.11/310 FEB £404.19/290 MAR £315.20/310
    DFBX2016 ~ #101 £13573.78/£8750 DFBX2015 ~ #101 £3811.87/£3000

    Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration & inspiration ~ Evan Esar
    • blubella
    • By blubella 21st Sep 16, 5:45 PM
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    blubella
    Another little dent in the clutter; to see it listed is really motivating. Have cleared one drawer completly of all those little bits and bobs that have lurked for years!! yay

    22-23. Two books CS
    24. Eye gel CS
    25. Make up brush CS
    26. Eye liner CS
    27-28. Two scarves CS
    28-37. Nine bangles CS
    38. Lip balm binned
    39. Fimo heart binned
    40. Padded envelope binned
    41. Sandpaper binned
    42. Mascara binned
    43. Broken earring binned
    44. Broken hair clip binned
    45-46. Two hair clips CS
    47. Yoga belt CS
    48. Two beads binned
    49. Five sweets binned
    50. Old film binned
    51. Old recipe and various bits of paper recycled
    52. Page markers CS
    53. Headphone earsizers binned
    54. Two safety pins binned
    55. Elastic band binned
    56. Cotton bud binned
    57. Shaver socket given to BF
    58. White T-shirt CS
    59. Key hole cover CS
    60. Jewellery box CS
    61. Leather belt CS
    Light Bulb Moment Aug 2015 ~ £24758.52
    Dec 2015 ~ DEBT Cards £18046.78 Sep 2016 £9810 + Bank of Mum & Dad 4687.60 - PAID

    Make £10 a Day 2016: JAN £299.11/310 FEB £404.19/290 MAR £315.20/310
    DFBX2016 ~ #101 £13573.78/£8750 DFBX2015 ~ #101 £3811.87/£3000

    Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration & inspiration ~ Evan Esar
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 21st Sep 16, 9:54 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    032 - Old plastic tub (the takeaway kind) BINNED
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Sept Grocery Challenge £100.20/£150 Sept NSD's 12/14
    EF Challenger #36
    £41.32/£1868.82 Lose weight 0/10lbs
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 22nd Sep 16, 6:34 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    033/034 - Two carpet samples BINNED
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Sept Grocery Challenge £100.20/£150 Sept NSD's 12/14
    EF Challenger #36
    £41.32/£1868.82 Lose weight 0/10lbs
    • somerandom
    • By somerandom 22nd Sep 16, 8:22 PM
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    somerandom
    1012. my favourite cashmere cardi - eaten by moths - bin
    1013. contact lens case - bin
    1014. ring - CS
    1015. dead vest - bin
    1016. dead socks - bin
    1017. broken pill box - bin
    1018 - 1022. 5 x tops - CS
    1023. broken headphones - bin
    Last edited by somerandom; 22-09-2016 at 8:56 PM.
    Check out My Debt Free Diary "My Leap of Faith"
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5334341&highlight=
    Completely Crazy Clothes Challenge 2016 - £298.92/£300.00
    • Planning ahead
    • By Planning ahead 23rd Sep 16, 8:46 PM
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    Planning ahead
    193 cable
    194 skin cream - donated
    195 foundation - donated
    195-200 shoes
    201-220 clothes donated
    221 extra sun hat donated
    221 Lampshade donated
    222 Uni papers
    223 used sanding blocks
    224-227 dried paint brushed
    228-236 Clothes reunited with owner
    237 Diet supplements
    238 broken telephone charger
    239 packaging
    240 bent screws and nails
    :£120,000 / £30,000 left to pay on mortgage
    7 years to retirement
    • blubella
    • By blubella 24th Sep 16, 1:01 PM
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    blubella
    I'm going for it this weekend so will probably report back a few times...aiming for the 100 mark

    62. 2 x spice lids binned
    63. 7 x cardboard boxes recycled
    64. Old sim card binned
    65. Unsticky stickers binned
    66. Old sachet lily food stock binned
    67. Odd rubber glove binned
    68. Broken placemat binned
    69. Dog bandage binned
    70. Bleach lid binned
    71. Split water jug binned
    72. Plastic part for who knows what? binned
    73. Bag of paper recycled
    74. 3 x microfilter sockets CS
    75. Unused sharps box friend
    76. Autoclave spanner friend
    Light Bulb Moment Aug 2015 ~ £24758.52
    Dec 2015 ~ DEBT Cards £18046.78 Sep 2016 £9810 + Bank of Mum & Dad 4687.60 - PAID

    Make £10 a Day 2016: JAN £299.11/310 FEB £404.19/290 MAR £315.20/310
    DFBX2016 ~ #101 £13573.78/£8750 DFBX2015 ~ #101 £3811.87/£3000

    Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration & inspiration ~ Evan Esar
    • blubella
    • By blubella 25th Sep 16, 7:08 AM
    • 375 Posts
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    blubella
    Been up since 430 this morning, so started back on my decluttering challenge..i've reached my 100 mark .. Off to yoga shortly, so may be back later! Have a good day folks x

    77. Carboard box recycled
    78. Dishwasher salts UU and bag binned
    79. 3 cans recycled
    80. Tin foil recycled
    81. Bubble wrap binned
    82. Bag of confidential waste shredded and recycled
    83. Ethernet cable CS
    84. Odd screws binned
    85. 2 ramekin dishes CS
    86. Dumbell work out poster recycled
    87. Lever arch pocket binned
    88. Older plastic folder binned
    89. Protractor CS
    90. OOD first aider laminated card binned
    91. BN TV aerial CS
    92. Dog hairclippers freecycle
    93. Odd hook, pin, screw and washer binned
    94. Two residents handbooks recycled
    95. Staple box recycled
    96. Metal door bell recycled
    97. Calculator CS
    98. Metal pot lid recycled
    99. Elastic bands binned
    100.Carboard folder recycled
    Light Bulb Moment Aug 2015 ~ £24758.52
    Dec 2015 ~ DEBT Cards £18046.78 Sep 2016 £9810 + Bank of Mum & Dad 4687.60 - PAID

    Make £10 a Day 2016: JAN £299.11/310 FEB £404.19/290 MAR £315.20/310
    DFBX2016 ~ #101 £13573.78/£8750 DFBX2015 ~ #101 £3811.87/£3000

    Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration & inspiration ~ Evan Esar
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