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28 Days to De-Clutter… Starting NOW!

Posted Jan 31 2013 9:45pm

In my efforts to simplify my life, I’ve learned that getting rid of the clutter (all kinds!) is an essential element of the process. Thankfully, I thoroughly enjoy a good de-cluttering session, so that was a pretty easy lesson to learn.

I am fully aware, though, that not everyone shares my love of the de-cluttering process. (Ahem. I’m married to just such a person.) Sorting through our collected junk can be a painful, tedious procedure that most of us would rather not endure. However, I do believe that each and every one of us enjoys the results of a good clutter purge, so I think it’s a procedure worth enduring.

There is a way to make the process a little less painful and perhaps even fun! I’ve identified 28 hot-spots of clutter in the average home and developed 28 daily tasks that should take you no more than 10 minutes. That’s a total of 280 minutes – less than 5 hours – spread over the course of a month that will give you hugely satisfying results… and will simplify your home life!

I’ve broken down the tasks into the following areas:

  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Closets
  • Home Office and/or Craft Room
  • Living Area
  • Everything Else

Each day’s task will focus on a particular spot in each of those areas and will require no more than 10 minutes of your time. If you have a little extra time (or a big cluttering problem) you can get extra credit by completing additional tasks that will require more time and involvement.

So are you in? If you’re ready to de-clutter, join my 28 Days to De-Clutter Event on Facebook  so that you can keep track of the various tasks and update the rest of us with your progress each day. Also, follow my 28 Days to De-Clutter Board on Pinterest  where I will be posting the daily tasks and other organizational ideas I come across.  And if you’re on Twitter, keep up with the convo by using the hashtag #28daystodeclutter .

And if you’re a blogger, grab the badge below and slap it on your blog! If you post about any of the tasks, send me the link to your post and I’ll brag on ya right here at Authentic Simplicity.

Clutter-Free in 28 Days! Please link the image to this URL: Thanks!

So are you ready?! Let’s De-Clutter!


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