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Declutter Bootcamp – Making A Happy Home

One of my biggest struggles around my house is clutter. It’s “neat” clutter but I have a lot of STUFF. From clothing my kids have outgrown, waiting to grow into, books, toys, ugh….just stuff! With that in mind, I was excited when I read about Savvy Suburban Mama’s Declutter Bootcamp that kicked off on Saturday, May 18th.

Declutter Bootcamp Preparation

Prior to the Declutter Bootcamp kicking off, I did some pre-work. For this challenge, my main focuses will be:

  • my daughter’s bedroom and closet – which has really become a catch-all room
  • my closet
  • the bookshelves and dresser top in my bedroom
  • hall closets and my sons’ closet

I plan to tackle one area each week. For the first week, since I was out of town over the weekend, I will start with the hall closets and my sons’ closet.

Personally, dedicating a few minutes a day works best for me. I found this great daily checklist on Pinterest that I’ll be implementing along with the mini-challenges from the Declutter Bootcamp.

I’ll be making my weekly updates here and can’t wait to post some after pictures.

Welcome to Week 2 of our Making A Happy Home Link-Up!
If you’re reading this via email, you will need to go directly to the blog to view the listing below. This week I’m, also, linking up with Inspire Me Monday and Manic Monday

Making A Happy Home

6 thoughts on “Declutter Bootcamp – Making A Happy Home

  1. Michell says:

    Hey Michelle! What a neat idea! I have absolutely NO post on decluttering though! :-D Because we’ve moved so much, I am not attached to things…so I have no problem with chunkin’ stuff. I have a rule…if I haven’t worn, seen or thought about it in a year or two…it’s outta here! :-) Must be my OCD. lol! Thanks for linking up Michelle! Like Joi…I may join you one day! Have a lovely week lady! :-)

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  2. Whitney says:

    This is a good idea, our problem is boxes. My husband wants to save every box until we buy a house for packing. Our storage room is full of empty boxes, drives me crazy. DVD’s & CD’s are also a issue. Gonna try to keep up on this challenge, thanks for sharing.

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  3. Michele Brosius (@SavingMichele) says:

    I can’t wait to follow along and see all your progress. PS..your link on the Declutter Bootcamp over at Savvy Suburban Mama isn’t working, if you want to fix it up. THANKS

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    • Michelle says:

      Gah! Thanks Michele! I’ve fixed it :)

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  4. Jackie says:

    I’m so glad you are joining us. I love the 30 minutes for 30 days piece you have. I can see you’re going to get a LOT done!

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