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Purge Challenge: Day 6

October 25th, 2011 at 06:07 am

Everyday, I'm surprised at what I find to toss from our home. I actually recycle all the time, so I'm not including too many of those items. All the paper is from going through my file cabinet.

Here is today's list:
1 diet book
1 cd
1 door stop
16 pieces of paper
1 vacuum tool
2 hangers
1 package of freezer burned hot dog buns
1 package expired flax seed
2 bottles of dye
1 bottle expired vinegar
1 bolt

The total for today is 28 items! I made it. I hope I can make it for two more days. Are you finding this task challenging or is it a breeze for you? Let me know.

4 Responses to “Purge Challenge: Day 6”

  1. PauletteGoddard Says:

    Yesterday I had no time to throw things out - the best I did was give 27 fliers of a school board candidate to a neighbor who was out doorbelling for her.

    Today I resorted to cheating by tearing off used sheets of paper from spiral-bound notebooks and throwing away dead batteries.

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    @Paulette: In my book, it all counts and is good. Keep up the good work!

  3. starfishy Says:

    I didn't have time yesterday to purge, but on Sunday evening after i posted the day's tossed booty, i continued sorting and tossed at least another 27 items from my desk, so that will count for monday. i took today off, so i just went through a hall closet and hall storage dresser and found 27 items to get rid of for today's challenge, including at least eight old phone books - yikes! the thing i'm learning most is how much i hesitate in getting rid of things (i might need that, it's still good, etc.) somehow, i'm still living out my grandparents experience in the Great Depression! i can be quite the hoarder, although if you visited my house, you wouldn't be able to tell. i'm an organized hoarder!! thanks again for the inspiration to toss!

  4. creditcardfree Says:

    @starfishy: Whoa. 8 phone books. Glad you knew that was overkill. Great job! I'm definitely not a hoarder, but I have been a little surprised at some things I was keeping that were completely unnecessary.

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