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       Declutter House In 30 Days Part I

Is your House a HOT Mess?  If you’re tired of the chaos and clutter,  I going to share a step by step, Very do-able, daily plan to Declutter your entire house in 30 days.
Get ready! Here we go!



Whether you need to get your home ready for sale or you’re just tired of all the clutter, like many of us… you’ve probably put off this task saying you’ll get to it later.. But Life always seems to get in the way, right!?

Today,  I’m going to give you a plan to declutter your house in 30 days Without feeling overwhelmed or overworked.
This will be a 3 part series. For the next 3 Mondays I’ll outline easy, do-able daily tasks to take you through the week. Hopefully by the 30th day you’ll be enjoying an organized, decluttered home!

But I have to warn you…You HAVE to be Ready to this and commit to the daily tasks. If you super emotionally attached to every scrap of clutter in your home and only want to kinda do this…Stop this video now..
But I promise, this plan is extremely do-able..even for a few ‘procrastinators’ I know…

The first 7 days we’re going ease into this.

Day 1:  Fill one trash bag full of Junk from any room of your house. And not a Walmart bag..I mean a big bag like you would use for yard trash… Then immediately pitch it in the trash or donate it if has any monetary value.

Day 2 : Pick Up 7 items in your house that doesn’t seem to have a place and find a proper place for these 7 items. You know the items I’m talking about…The stuff you maybe bought because it was on sale, but haven’t gotten around to using it yet and it been sitting in the corner of the room for weeks now. Or may it’s a stack of old magazines you never got around to throwing..
Just pick 7 items and put them where they belong.. You’re Done with Day 2!

Day 3: Choose a Counter and clear it off. That doesn’t mean transfer to the stuff to another counter. If you don’t use the item or appliance everyday, it doesn’t belong on the counter, find the items proper place and put it there.

Day 4: Choose any shelf in your home. Keep out only a maximum of 5 items. Toss or donate the rest. If you want to keep the items. Box them up. The idea here is to simplify not end up getting a storage unit!

Day 5: This is the day you’re going to  prepare to strategize and organize.
 Make note of your most cluttered areas..Maybe it’s your Desk, the kitchen or just every room.. Prepare 3 boxes for each area.  One box for Keeping, One for Donating and one for “maybe”. Use the 6 month rule: If you haven’t used it in the past 6 months..It goes!

So far, this isn’t hard is it?  Let’s continue on to the next

2 days.. The Bedroom
Parents: Involve your kids in these next 2 days.. As you do your Bedroom, help them with theirs too. You’ll need 2 boxes for each room. One marked “donate” and One marked  “Elsewhere”.

Day 6: Completely Empty All your drawers.  If your haven’t worn it or used in a year..It goes in the donate box. If it doesn’t belong in a bedroom drawer, put it in the “elsewhere” box. At the end of todays task, find the proper place of everything in the ‘elsewhere’ box. Then neatly fold or arrange everything you’re keeping back into the drawer. You’re Done!

Day 7: Clear all Bedroom surfaces like vanities, TV stands, book shelves.  Toss all the items that have no value, leaving 5 items or LESS  for each surface.
 Check under the bed. Get rid of everything you have not used in the past year.

Download and Print the checklist here

I hope you can see this is extremely do-able!  
And please, Leave me a comment if you or someone you know is ready for Next weeks daily list to declutter and Organize in 30 days where we’re going to finish up the bedroom and head over to the kitchen. You won’t want to miss it!


 

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