The 30 Day Minimalism Game: Everything I Decluttered & Reflections | Minimalist Home

Published on Jul 22, 2018
This is now the third time (and perhaps last time, at least for a while) that I have completed the 30 Day Minimalism Game, and it has completely changed how I think about my possessions and decluttering in general.
In this video, I share everything that I got rid of during the month of June, along with some new observations learned from the game this time around.
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Videos mentioned:
The 30 Day Minimalism Game: Everything I Decluttered + Review | Minimalist Home (First time) - us-tv.org/tv/video-qDLIehqVQ64.html
30 Day Minimalism Game: Everything I Got Rid Of | Second Pass, Minimalist Home (Second Time) - us-tv.org/tv/video-SFdyNOcShaM.html
How to Style a Minimalist Home - us-tv.org/tv/video-IVG3W9abiO8.html

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  • "Does anyone know when food coloring expires?" Lol

  • I love your cat🙀

  • I saw the cat and thought: "She's getting rid of the cat too?"

  • I'm finding it real fun. I"m realizing that there are a lot of things I just kind of mehhhhh on getting rid of, but when I get to a day I'm like, welp, your time has come!

    • Hahaha, I know the exact feeling! I'm actually doing the game again myself now, but I might have to take a break and pick it back up after Christmas travel, or just hustle and finish early.

  • I wish I can have ur light blue pot and Ray-Ban sunnies 😭 you should sell some of these items.

    • Welp, they're gone now, but go to a thrift store or charity shop near you and you will find lots of other people's former treasures!

  • Awww the kitty 😍

  • You've inspired me! Thank you!

  • Maaaaan don't get rid of the cat!!! Dang I thought you were gettin rid of your cat wheeeewww!!!

  • And a partridge in a pear tree.

  • At Last - At Long Last ... Finally another just-in-case, paper-bag holder-onto person! (After all, you never know when you might need vast stores of funky paper bags for gifting just the right item for that certain someone you hardly know at all: I mean, it's not like we're going minimal, or anything!)

    • Ha! Too true. They're all gone now though! Now we have 0-2 plain ones that we keep for holding compost and that's it!

  • the cat is so cute

  • good job!!!

  • Way to go with the challenge! If I tripled your 30 day minimalist game every month for a year I would still be drowning in 'stuff'! Mostly craft stuff tho.....does that make it OK to keep??? I bet I could donate alot of it tho ;)

    • YOLO, so keep what makes you happy, BUT, if you want to live a more minimal lifestyle, all it takes is a tiny action to get started and then you will be surprised how much progress you make in a short amount of time. It can completely change how you think about your possessions and stuff in general.

  • that was great :D

  • Thank you! I needed to have perspective on declutter and you mentioning that you need to depersonalize "things" makes me understand that they are just things.

    • That's so great!!! Things really are just things, but it can take a little while for that idea to really sink in and for the nuance and weight of the idea to take hold. I'm glad you're now able to approach your possessions for what they really are, and congrats on decluttering so much in such a short time!

    • By the way, your video inspired me to begin my own declutter but I did most of it in one day. Extreme declutter!

  • I had to make myself throw away gift bags too. It is hard to get rid of.

  • Day 9 pops up and I cried out "oh no not the kitty"

  • Wow, you got rid of so much!

    • It's been a few months and I'm already itching to do it again!

  • Really cool. Thanks for sharing!! I may have to try this.

    • Give it a go! I'm thinking about doing it again, which would be my fourth time around!

  • I guess your wanted to participate too 😀

  • You know what I will do the challenge!

  • Lol for a moment there I thought the cat was a goner...glad kitty stays 🤣🤣🤣

    • Nope! I need to put a note on this video--so many people make the same assumption.

  • baking soda can be poured down the sink and chased with hot water to clear out pipes :)

  • For day 9 I thought you were decluttering your cat for a minute 😂

  • Ur house is really organized and I love ur style

  • Who else thought she was getting rid of her cat

  • Your cat is adorable, but kitty seems determined to be decluttered lol

    • She just likes following me around. She has to see all the action!

  • Haha just watched this now and I am exactly the same with the paper bags!! Great video!

  • You've inspired me to start my own 30 day minimalism challennge today! Im so excited!!!!! 😃😃😃😃😃 Oh and Im quite impressed you use all those chilli flakes!! You are so hard core 😁

    • It does take us a little while to go through them, but we got tired of buying tiny jars of them so frequently, so now we buy them in bulk online. And congrats on starting the challenge!!! I'm so excited for you. I've actually been thinking about doing it again soon... we shall see.

  • If I did this my apartment would be empty lol. Its a small 1 bedroom

    • This may not be your situation, but my husband and I used to live in a small one bedroom apartment, and we probably had more crap in that space than we do now in our two bedroom house. You might be surprised how much you have...

  • Stop!!! Put the baking soda in the refrigerator. After a month, sprinkle it down the drain. I had my eye on a couple of those tupperware containers!

    • Welp, it's defo gone now, but, from what I've read, baking soda does lose its effectiveness after a few months, and this stuff was over a year old.

  • man, I was scared for the cat.

  • I saw the Hikonyan and yelled NOOOOO. I can't believe a random minimalism video I clicked on had one.

    • That's globalization! I'm pretty sure my husband got it out of a vending machine (in Japan). Hopefully someone who appreciates him more has scooped him up!

  • omg I got SO sad when I thought u were getting rid of the cat lol

  • But you sell them or just leave them outside of your house??

    • Leave them outside my house? Like, for trash pick up? I haven't spoken specifically about disposing of homeware, but I do have a video about responsible ways to dispose of clothing, and the same principles apply: us-tv.org/tv/video-kVVqCAZ3ABU.html In a nutshell, I donate only the really good stuff (and try to find places to donate that will get the most use out of the item), I recycle what can be recycled, and I trash what can't go anywhere else.

  • I have to say that Day 9 with your cat on your work papers was my favorite part. My cat's do the exact same thing 😂

  • you can re purpose all the items.

    • One could repurpose all sorts of things, if one had a need to fill. I had no outstanding needs to be filled, so I let those things go.

  • We had a yard sale and I was combing our house to get rid of as much as possible. I was used to seeing those items in their regular locations. What I found was, once those items were lying random on the yard sale tables, all of a sudden it looked like junk because they weren’t in their usual place. This made it so much easier to let them go. There was no way that I wanted them back in our house. I have actually done this at least several times, so I have let go of more & more. I always think “ I couldn’t possibly gather enough for another yard sale”, but then I manage to gather more things each time than I thought I could. It is a great feeling yo de clutter. My house feels so much lighter after a purge. I pretend I am preparing to move into a tiny house so I can only have the things I truly need. That helps me get rid of more. I have purged in stages. I actually comb through our house pretty much every week, so I manage to clear out some things I wasn’t ready to let go of previously, but now am.

    • Congratulations!! That sounds amazing!! I am a big believer in the power of defamiliarization and I love your "imagine I'm moving into a tiny house" technique. I've considered imagining the same, but I haven't really put it to the test yet. I remember seeing a show on tiny houses once where each of the family members were given one plastic tub--that's the total volume of personal possessions they were allowed to keep. I could probably make the important things fit, but I still own a lot of excess that wouldn't make it into the bin. It's a great mindset for approaching decluttering though!

  • Your wedding dress and your husband’s suit must have been hard. And your year book? I must admit, I don’t have any of mine either and I don’t miss them😆 great job! I agree with you about behind close cabinet doors, I need mine to be neat and presentable as well.

    • Thanks! I probably looked through my yearbook twice: once when I received it and once before I chucked it out. I have fond memories from school, but I don't need yearbooks to remind me of them.

  • I would’ve loved to see your wedding dress!

    • Even thought it was hanging for years, it still managed to become wrinkled, or else I might have shown it.

  • I love this "picking" things😍

  • Take home lesson, if you find yourself saying, "we never use" & "we don't need," it's time to rehome.

  • your yearbook what????????

    • Do you actually look through your yearbook? I never did. I did flip through it before I tossed it, but it wasn't compelling enough for me to keep it.

  • I THOUGHT YOU WHERE GETTING RID OF THE CAT

  • That thing about the zit on your eye and the seriousness in your face was so random and then you started the video like you never said that That was great lol, I remember I had a zit on my eye once it was awful. You're right, I thought I was having a bad day

    • Ha, thanks! It's hard to take yourself too seriously with a zit on your eye.

  • Great video, but I think we can all agree that kitten stole the show. What a damn cutie pie

  • Im doung 10 instead of 30 because im only doing my bedroom

    • Even 10 days will probably be eye opening and fun! Best of luck!

  • I thought she was getting rid of the cat the first time it appeared with stuff. I was about to say aww, don't get rid of the cat. LOL.

  • First we watch people buying crap, then we watch them throw it away:) fun fun

    • Ugh, I can't/don't watch hauls anymore. I think most people who are in the process of decluttering either have learned or soon will learn the dangers of rampant consumerism.

  • I've tried this, and love the feeling of letting all the junk go. Now I'm going to try a paper challenge with the same technique.

  • I just hired two people to clear my attic. I also started this 30 day game in the rest of the house. I've been been on this mission for about a year and I'm down to those last bits. This game put new enthusiasm in the process.

    • That's great! The game made me see all of my possessions in a new light. I hope it does the same for you!

  • It’s amazing when doing this challenge you find more and more stuff to get rid of. I’ve done this challenge(successfully) two times and trying again for the third and I still have so much I find to get rid of! And we live in an apartment that’s under 400sqft.. I’ve been getting rid of bins too because I just find I try to fill them back up. This inspires me to keep going, thank you for sharing!

    • That's awesome! You go! I totally agree with getting rid of bins--they just beg to be filled back up with things I'll end up forgetting about. Good luck!

  • Thank you. The tips on adjusting are helpful. I like your curtains in deep lavander and your gray cat, which matches your interiors.

    • I personally wouldn't call them lavender; they're way too dark for that. And my cat definitely has more brown going on than grey. Maybe I need to check my color quality! But anyway, thank you! Not only have I adjusted to seeing less, I've even started to notice areas that now seem cluttered in comparison! Good luck with your own decluttering, if that's something you're doing!

  • Getting rid of bins is so important. I like to fill them up and donate them.

    • As you can maybe see in the thumbnail, I did the same thing! I'm trying to make more of an effort not to have bins or containers in general, as they just beg to hold things I'll forget about anyway.

  • Is the Rayban gone? I want it!

    • The Raybans are gone! I liked the color, but they ALWAYS slipped down my nose, even after having them adjusted several times.

  • Yes, I hold on to nice bags and never use them either. I love your cat.

    • I can now happily report that I have zero paper bags! ...Which is actually kind of a problem at the moment because I use them to hold kitchen scraps for compost. I usually do now keep one or two on hand, but only for composting. Dani-the-cat says thank you! She is a diva.

  • FAREWELL SMALL CAT BUT ALL MUST GO IN THE MINIMALISM GAME

    • Haha! Nope! Dani-the-cat is still here. I've actually added one more cat since this minimalism game, so the cat count is not going down!

  • Did you donate some of this stuff to second hand stores?

    • I actually have a video all about what I do with clothing I declutter, and the same principles can be applied to just about anything: us-tv.org/tv/video-kVVqCAZ3ABU.html In a nutshell, I only donate the really good stuff, and I try to find the cause or organization that will benefit the most from my donation, which often isn't a thrift shop. I like to donate household goods and some clothing to a local women and children's shelter, but you could also consider retirement homes and schools, depending on what you have. I also recycle quite a bit. The most important thing though is to reflect and learn more about yourself and what you really need, since the best way to keep things out of landfill is to not buy things in the first place. Hope this helps!

  • Wow Thenk you 🧚‍♀️💝☯️

  • that are exactly 465 things you should get rid of. it's so much 😱

    • +Vested Interests i'm surely gonna try it

    • Ha! I've done this game three times, and that was after Kon Mari-ing my house the year before. Each time I declutter, I get a better sense of what I actually need vs what's just taking up space. You should try it!

  • I am so motivated right now! I am a first time subscriber/viewer of your videos and the timing could not be more perfect. When I first heard your description of the 'game' I thought "there is no way that I would have enough stuff to do that with. " ... I was wrong!! You have shown many many many things that I had totally forgot about. Now I am off to find your other videos for more ideas. Thank you for all that you do! :D

    • Thank you!! I'm glad you like the videos! I always say this, but, if I can do the 30 day minimalism game three times, anyone can do it once. (By the way, it was invented by "The Minimalists," not me--just credit where credit is due.) Anyway, once you get started, it will completely change how you view your possessions, and you will magically remember things all over the place that you've been holding on to for no good reason. Dani-the-cat says thank you, and best of luck with your decluttering!

    • Also.. I just love Kitty's cameo appearances. LOL!

  • Lovely video but I think you might end up buying some of the things again because they were useful. Except if you have extras.

    • Lots of those things are certainly useful, if one actually, you know, uses them. I, however, wasn't getting any use out of them, so holding on to them was pointless. I think there are some things that I will buy again (like throw pillows, for example) but, when and if I do buy their replacements, I will look for qualities better suited to my needs.

  • Just found your channel and I am inspired by your style. My husband and I are moving as soon as we sell, so I have much decluttering to do. Thanks to you I know I can get much done in 30 days.

    • Thanks, and good luck with your move! Once you get the decluttering ball rolling, you'll be amazed how quickly it starts to change your perspective on your possessions. You can declutter way more than this in 30 days. Again, best of luck!

  • I love your dutch oven and your Halloween bowl.

    • Magic cooking pot (at least for some) indeed! My neighbor sometimes makes dutch oven bread and has given us some. It's amazing. I may try to do the same one day with Pyrex.

    • We call ours the "magic cooking pot". We make chicken and dumplings in ours once a month. My sons are Boy Scouts so they have a ton of recipes for dutch ovens that's why I said we could use yours.

    • Ha! I was actually looking up recipes for cioppino today and I had a split second pang of wishing I had that dutch oven again. Then I remembered what an absolute pain it was to clean since it was approximately 2000lbs and the feeling was gone.

  • This video was so straight forward. Really loved it that you didn‘t try to make the video longer with rambling around.

  • So satisfaying 😂

  • The cat claims it all!!! 😺

    • +Vested Interests 😂

    • Ha! I saw a sign on vacation that read something like "This house and the surrounding grounds are maintained solely for the enjoyment of the cat." It's often very true.

  • On day 9 when I saw the cat I was like oh no she is getting rid of her cat 😂

    • Nope! I've actually acquired another cat since this time. Woops!

  • I found your channel today and your videos encouraged me to do the minimalism game! I have decluttered my things before but I always thought this game would be hard, but watching you do it 3 times changed my mind. And I am loving all your videos

    • Thanks! As I said in the video I made the first time around, I Kon Mari-ed my house first and then used this method. It's incredible how much stuff slips through the cracks! Good luck if you try it (and you should)!

  • I have seen many decluttering videos but this is so good example of what we have at home!

  • You got rid of Hikonyan (the thing your husband got you from Japan). It's Hikone's mascot character. He's pretty adorable.

    • Huh. I read it a few years ago, but I don't remember her saying those categories were easy. Actually, maybe she did say something like clothing being a good category to start with because clothes, in her opinion, are easy, but I agree with you, clothing is hard! However, starting with a category I thought was hard I think helped me in the long run. It helped me to hone how I make decisions. Anyway, good luck with your decluttering! It's not a race, so do it at the pace that makes sense for you!

    • +Vested Interests I listened to The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying on audio book but I don't remember that specific advice. Honestly clothes and books are very sentimental to me so her words about them being easy did not ring true to me at all lol. Everyone is different, though. I'm taking things a little slowly but I am making progress.

    • They do indeed. I think that's part of the reason Marie Kondo spends so much time talking about the anthropomorphic qualities of items, e.g. saying covering the eyes of a teddy bear before you get rid of it, saying goodbye, etc. When all your items are super adorable and often tied to a character with which you may relate, it can be a lot harder to part with them. If you haven't checked out her books, I definitely recommend them!

    • +Vested Interests I lived in Japan for a little over 5 years and I am just starting to let go of a lot of the cute things I acquired. It's hard because they're adorable but I just don't really use them. Japan makes everything so cute!

    • Oh hey! That is who he was! I'm pretty sure my husband got it out of a vending machine or arcade game. Hopefully someone else will enjoy him!

  • Who else thought she was getting rid of the cat 😭😭😂♥️

  • this game seems so awesome. but i can't play... i'm too impatient. i can declutter 100 items on weekends 😪 (yes, that's how much i own, sadly (but i'm getting there)) i feel claustrofobic veryyyy easily. so it's just better for me to declutter everything i can manage in two days. but these videos are so cool and i think you did a really good job! ❤️

    • Nice! As long as you've found a method that works for you, that's the important thing!

  • What did you do with your cap and gown? I want to get rid of mine but not knowing what to do with it always stops me!! 😒

    • I sent it off to textile recycling. The graduation gowns that I've seen are made of crappy, synthetic fabric, but hopefully it will make nice insulation for someone's home!

  • Love your videos! You inspired me to do a 30 day challenge!! I love that you are getting rid of nice things, somehow it helps me to get rid of my "might need one day" nice things. You are right, all those little things are sticky and often hang around unnoticed. Decluttering my "junk" room and did 20 days worth of stuff in 1 day. Counting stuff got tiring, perhaps I should just declutter as a first go to get as much out as possible on the first go. Please post a video about your office supplies, if you keep any. Also would be interested in your pantry and how you deal with not stocking too much.

    • That's awesome! I'm glad you're trying the 30 day challenge! I mentioned this in the video I made the first time I did the challenge, but, if you have a lot of stuff, it might be better to do some other kind of decluttering first (like the Kon Mari method). That way, you can purge all of those things you know you're ready to let go of, and then you can follow up with the game and be shocked at all the things you can still find that you really don't need. If, however, you're someone who wants to declutter, but has a lot of trouble being motivated and getting started, using this game first might be a good way to dip your toes in. It sounds like you don't have that problem, so I agree with you, do a full home purge first and then follow up with the game. Re: office and crafting and gift wrap supplies (I kind of lump them together in my mind): I would have essentially none, but my husband wants to keep them, so they're living in that drawer I show in this video. Re: pantry: It's on my list! We're going on vacation soon, but I can try to make a video on it when we return. Good luck!

  • Cats love clutter as demonstrated. It’s very nice of you not to toss out that cat. Cats fortunately are reusable.

    • I've actually recently upped my cat count! It's definitely not trending down.

  • Wow i wonder how much time it takes everyday to identify these items!! Wow...let the cat go too!

    • First of all the cat is never leaving. Second, it doesn't take as long as you might think! I talk about this sort of in my first video, but, once you get into the mindset, you'll start to identify things you know you aren't using pretty quickly.

  • Great challenge! I think I want to do it but in reverse. I’ll start at 30 and end at 1. I want to hit the ground running while I’m in a declutter mood!

    • Several people have commented that they have done it that way, and it seems to have worked for them! I can definitely imagine scenarios where that could be ideal.

  • My family is so doing this ✅

    • Do it! If I could ever get my husband fully on board, I think it would be a lot of fun to do with him! Actually, The Minimalists, who invented the game, intended it for it to be played with multiple people: www.theminimalists.com/game/

  • I use my nice paper bags to gather up my other paper recycling items. It sits in the kitchen, so at least for a while I have a pretty bag to look at instead of an ugly cardboard box.

    • I do the same with compostable items. They go into the paper bag, and it looks like I have a nice little bag of shopping instead of a bag full of food scraps!

  • Wow even your decluttered items look so neat and orgenised 😂 I'm impressed

    • That's great! Now we just have to not acquire more... I recently bought something online, decided to return it (of course), and brought it back to the store in a reusable grocery bag. Worked fine, so I'm going to try to bring reusable bags with me when I actually shop in store again.

    • And I'm the same with "nice paper bags". I finally throw them to the recycling bin a few days ago 😂

  • i always bring my lunch in sephora bags. i use mason jars and things of the like and two fit perfectly next to each other in the smaller size

    • Nice! When I bring mine, I use snapware, so I just throw it into my work bag with my laptop. So far, nothing has spilled!

  • I like that you call it a game instead of a method or technique... This is more fun from the get go than Kon Mari and it focuses on numbers and quantity to get it done. I can do this.

    • And yes! You absolutely can do it! If I can do it three times, anyone can do it once.

    • I didn't name it! The Minimalists, who invented the game, did: www.theminimalists.com/game/ It's fairly popular now, so I didn't feel the need to credit it again (I have in other videos), but maybe I should... Anyway, I agree that it's a lot of fun!

  • Do you actually toss everything or give it away?

    • Literally copy/pasting one of my previous replies because I get this question all the time: I donated the really good stuff (I'm very particular about what I donate and to where, as a lot of it ends up in landfill if you donate to traditional thrift stores; shelters, schools, and retirement homes can be nice alternatives), recycled what I could (including taking some things to specialty recycling centers), and threw out what couldn't go elsewhere. I have a video on responsible ways to dispose of clothing. The same principles can be applied to just about anything else.

  • Reminds me of that " 12 Days of Christmas" song!😳

  • Loved watching this😍🙌🏼 In my head I was singing: And a partridge in a pear tree🎶

  • Im middle school i used my fingers for math

  • that’s 465 items omg! i hope you donated that stuff

    • I donated the really good stuff (I'm very particular about what I donate and to where, as a lot of it ends up in landfill if you donate to traditional thrift stores; shelters, schools, and retirement homes can be nice alternatives), recycled what I could (including taking some things to specialty recycling centers), and threw out what couldn't go elsewhere. I have a video on responsible ways to dispose of clothing. The same principles can be applied to just about anything else.

  • I thought you were throwing your cat out 😂

  • i thought you were gonna get rid of your cat

  • Next time when you want to get rid of your phone.. Don't throw it away, use eco atm, they pay you cash when you recycle the phone

    • I did send it off to recycling. I looked into Eco ATM, but I decided against it as I also needed the data wiped (and I no longer had a charger to power it up and do it myself). I took it to the Apple store and they wiped it and recycled it for me. Electronics usually contain some potentially dangerous components, so recycling is definitely the way to go!

  • If I got rid of 30 things I'd have nothing left lol. Also, my husband ALWAYS keeps boxes. We had a box from an iMac he bought nearly 10 years ago, and sold 5 years ago. We now live in 76sq ft so I managed to finally recycle it.

    • Oh wow--having all of your possessions in 76 square feet sounds incredible! I just pulled up a video of someone who lives in a 78 square foot apartment in Manhattan to get a better sense of the amount of space you are working with, and that is incredible! It seems really similar to the foot print of some tiny homes I've seen. Congratulations on already dramatically streamlining your possessions!

  • I am getting married, any chance I can get the dress??

    • Congratulations! There are tons of either second hand or non-traditional (non-gowns) wedding dresses available, so check out what's near you and what could work for your personality and the vibe of your wedding. I bought that dress for $80 at a Macy's in Chicago, and it worked perfectly for our wedding, so I'm incredibly pleased with myself that it didn't cost the typical several thousand dollars that most people pay. Good luck, and, again, congratulations!

  • Great video! We always use paper bags to give gifts in, works great and gives an extra touch

    • If the bags were plain, that could work, but all of the bags I had had some kind of brand or store name on them, so I would feel a bit awkward if the gift inside did not correspond with the name, e.g. "Here's a bag that says 'Neiman Marcus' on the front... just kidding, it's a Bath and Body Works candle!" To be fair, that's probably just me being neurotic and no one in reality would care.

  • Enjoyed the video and I will throw out something as soon as I leave this note - I plan on starting the game on September 1st - since there are 30days in September and it’s just in time for the upcoming holidays. I too hoard or save bags on bags from various stores and I always have the best intentions on reusing the, and then they multiply exponentially. Lol. Thanks for posting your reflections at the end - I thought you had a lot of valuable info to share and it’s motivated me to be excited for this game.

  • I wish I was the one that got the cast iron Dutch oven. Haha....but, I do have one. I just wish I had went with a larger size. I love mine and use it, but remind myself to usually half recipes. Love the kitty...and good job on letting go of items!

    • Thanks! It was incredibly large, which could be great for large meals and meal prep, but it made it a real pain to clean. Every time I put it in the sink, I felt like I would break my sink or the pot or both!

  • I just found this a couple of hours ago, and started my own challenge now! But I'm doing it in reversed order, since I know I kind of forget/grow tired of things and have a problem starting habits. So I'm taking 30 items today, 29 tomorrow and so on. Or actually, I'm taking more today to fill up for the coming days when I go away, but anyhow. Thanks for this! I tried it once before and only made it through to day 8. Hoping I'll finish this time!

    • Yes, thank you! I really think I can do it. On two days I've now sorted out around 115 things, and around 80 of those things are just pens... Well, I guess I really can do this! Maybe more than once :D

    • That's awesome! A lot of people seem to have the same preference and would prefer to do it in reverse. Especially if you have a lot of stuff to go through, I can definitely see how that might be more appealing. Best of luck with it! If I can do it three times, anyone can do it once!

  • If I did this I would be getting rid of 465 items. I don't know if I could do that in a month.

    • Yep! That's the total you end up discarding. If I can do it three times, anyone can do it once.

  • +10:10 - - NOOOOOOOO ... NOT the silver rocket ship (... martini shaker?), its too cool ... searching eBay now!!!

    • I never used it once. I'm more of a beer person, so the poor rocket got no use.

  • Me: "..Day 9: I am decluttering all 9 lives of this cat" lol Great job- I love these kinds of declutters; very motivating! Today I am going through all of my shoes, bags, and jewelry!

    • Noooo! The cat is staying. We may have actually acquired a new, outside cat, if he sticks around, so the cat count is not decreasing! Good luck with your pare down!