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Day Eleven: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge – Medicine Cabinets

Today I wanted to share some tips about maintaining medication in your medicine cabinets.  In my experience the level of medicines each household requires differs.  We tend to be more minimalist in our household.  Age and amount of family members will alter what is necessary to have on hand. I feel it is important to …

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Day Ten: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge – Is it really a good deal?

Hello, We are nearing the end of the second week of the 40 Bags in 40 Days Challenge.  Are you still feeling motivated?  What are you most excited about accomplishing? It is psychologically difficult to decide whether to give away an item that was a good deal, but never used. It is hard to resist …

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Day Nine: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge – Convert to Digital

It is day nine of the 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge.  I hope you are staying on task with your goals. Today  I wanted to send along another resource.  Some of you asked about digitizing old movies and photos at the intro workshop and I totally forgot about one of our great local …

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Day Eight: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge – Donate Your Wedding Dress

It is day eight of the 40 bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge.  One of the best parts of hosting this challenge has been all of the excitement surrounding it.  My office is right next to Goodwill in Guilford.  The staff there pulled me aside to tell me that people have been enthusiastically talking about …

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Day Seven: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge – Creating Daily Routines

It is day seven of the 40 Bags in 40 Days decluttering challenge.  Are you staying on track with your schedule? It is hard to stay motivated on days you are tired or busy.  Here are some of the daily routines I use to keep order with a young family. Always do the dishes immediately …

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