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In with the Sheep, Out with the Clutter…

Chinese New Year 2015Happy Friday and Happy Chinese New Year! Although I have no bloodline tracing back to China I embrace a chance for a fresh start. CNY is traditionally a time to cleanse the home, sweeping away any ill-fortune and making room for incoming good luck. My friend was recently telling me about a 40 day challenge to clean and fill a bag with unneeded “stuff” for 40 days. I thought CNY would be the perfect time to start such a challenge and am really excited about purging some clutter! I must admit, 40 day seems like a bit much for me and since I’m a fan of SMART goals, I’m aiming for 4 days a week. I think I can get quite a bit accomplished! I’m looking to declutter physical areas like our kitchen cabinets as well as computer files, time to do some editing! I like goals broken up into small pieces and one bag per day seems manageable to me. Last night I started with my jewelry box and weeded out some pieces I haven’t worn in years and know I won’t miss. Done! My 1st bag I can donate to a thrift store and feel good about the new space in my jewelry box. I’m excited to rid our home of the clutter and make room for Good Fortune

This entry was published on February 19, 2015 at 10:13 pm. It’s filed under General Fun and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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