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A new challenge

Not crafty related which is why it's in a separate post. When I mentioned about not decluttering in a recent post it got me thinking. When I have been successful in completing something it's because I have broken it down into manageable chunks, so I have decided to attack decluttering using the same method. So, from now until the day I can't decide what to get rid of, I will be getting rid of one item a day. Here are the rules.

1. It cannot be food - obvious reasons there
2. A photo must be taken of said item - there are exceptions to this rule. I am not going to subject you to a picture of my old underwear should that be an item I get rid of.
3. Once chosen I cannot change my mind - this is relevant when I am in the middle of filling up a bag to give to charity. I cannot dig through it, once an item is in there, there it stays.
4. I must explain here where I got it (if I remember) why I am getting rid of it and where it is going.

So, with that in mind here are the first items! I started this on Sunday so here is the first three.

 
A pair of socks. Don't they look nice? All pink, with some lovely glitter running through it? Well that glitter runs through the inside of the socks as well and they hurt like a son of a bitch! It's like wearing wire wool. Into the bin they go.

 
This is a book about the Titanic, signed by the author. My brother bought it when we were in Vegas in 2009 and I've - ahem - borrowed it for more than a few years. It's now back with it's rightful owner.

 
A Jurassic bear. I bought this the first time I was in Universal Orlando (2009) and was so excited I kind of bought something in every shop. It still had the tag attached which meant I could have sold it, but there's a friend of a friend who has a sick little boy at the moment, so it's going to him.


Happy ...er....decluttering I guess!

Emma

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