Feeling motivated to declutter

Today I did lots of decluttering. My goal was to put the mountains of clothes  away in various family members’ wardrobes and drawers, but I also ended up pottering about downstairs whilst cooking a roast and cleared half the dining room.


A mountain of clean laundry to put away

Whilst peeling the potatoes I had an inspirational idea about placing wicker baskets in the girls’ wardrobe shelves in order to organise their clothes and make them more accessible. Found a few baskets holding existing clutter around the house and garage, cleaned them, and they are now serving a much better purpose.

Found an audible version of the book Unclutter Your Life in One Week  by Erin Rooney Doland and listened to it as I decluttered. I sneeked a quick listen to Monday’s chapter about wardrobes. Although I know that I’m not going to tackle my entire wardrobe space tomorrow, it’s made me think about what I should actually keep in there along with thoughts about how I should present it so that I when I open it, it makes me feel good.

It’s only day two and I’m starting to feel a lot more organised and looking forward to tackling a small amount of clutter tomorrow. Baby steps….

Until tomorrow




About Sandra Madeira

I am a full-time working mum with a passion for writing and inspiring others. Subjects I tend to blog about are life skills, parenting, decluttering, worklife balance, etc. At the moment I am on a decluttering mission creating space in my house, garden and mind. I have challenged myself to do at least ten minutes a day and write about it. Have a good day! Sandra Freelance Writer www.sandramadeira.com
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