There is an area beside the garage that acts as a parking spot for crap. And this weekend the hubby tackled it. Admitting there were some project machines he didn't actually event want to finish. The biggest one is a lump of metal called a greens mower. Not only did he reclaim that space but I got him $25 for it! The dump run of other miscellaneous bits cost $8 so he's still in the black for that decluttering session!
I finally drove my trunk full of random small items to the thrift shop too.
My sister has also noticed.
This last week she posted and sold several lots of costume jewellery, toys, shoes, CDs and DVDs and even a few big pieces of furniture! I went with her to drop off a load to the thrift shop too. Her house looks waaaaaaaaay better with those few bold decisions. She is happy with the results.
You have to really appreciate the emotional toll some of these decisions take. Each item had its worth. It was brought in on purpose, it had a valuable history (either real or potential). The furniture and toys had real and wonderful memories attached! I am very proud of her.
I don't have any photos of my sister's items, but I can show you the things I have released from my own house.
|Weird machine cleared out|
|Somebody bought this comfy chair... hopefully they have time to use it because I didn't!|
|bike rack that fit on a car we sold 5 years ago!|
|Don't worry there are hundreds MORE apples still on the tree, I just thought I would share with the neighbourhood|