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End of Day 3 and the Kitchen is almost done!

With my chronic pain condition, making sure that I use my time and energy wisely is key, but I always end up pushing myself further than I should. This is why I took Day 2 to recover from the massive amount of purging that I did on the first day.

Current Declutter Count: 94 in 3 days

I’ve hybridized this challenge with the Konmari Method (Click this link to be directed to the book on Amazon, or for a free youtube video that I enjoyed!)

The essential message with the Konmari Method is that if it doesn’t bring you joy, don’t have it in your home.

I highly suggest that you check out the Youtube video linked above as it goes through the basics of the method and also how she has modified it for her kids.

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My husband and I were trying to decide whether to keep a set wooden serving spoons. They sat on the counter until last night after I watched the video on Youtube and it was so clear: They gave me no joy.

I asked Hubs if the spoons gave him joy. He looked at me as if I were insane and continued on his way.

Okay, so looking for joy in spoons sounds a little nuts, but they helped me to make the decision to get rid of them. Donate!

Next up: The Living Room Blanket Chest…that is being used as storage…

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