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Now that Christmas is over and the new year has begun one of the things I do and I know a lot of you do as well is Declutter. There is definitely something about the new year that makes people feel positive and feel they can do anything and is all about fresh starts.
I thought I'd compile a handy list of items that you need to get rid of this year:
- Bridesmaids dresses
I have a lovely dress and some heels I wore last year and I know I wont use them again and are taking up much needed space in our home.
- Pens that don't work
- Miscellaneous plugs and chargers
for some reason we have loads and have never worked out what they belong to or have used them in the 3 years that we have lived in this flat so they have got to go.
- Old suncream/medications
I need to go through my cupboards and chuck them all out as they aren't needed
- Takeout menu's
They pile up and most of the time we just order online so are not needed
Ones that don't fit, haven't been worn in ages or a getting a bit tatty. The same applies your child/rens clothing.
- Leftovers in the freezer
If it's been in there awhile or you have no idea how long its been in there its time to chuck
- Old Birthday cards
In my teens I use to keep all my birthday cards no idea why. Now after a week I chuck them out.
- Tupperware without lids
Tupperware lids are like the missing socks of the kitchen. No point having loads of tupperware and no lids.
I don't buy CDs anymore and listen to music online however if you have any sentimental CDs than keep them.
We purchased new towels before Christmas and need to get rid of our old ones
- Plastic bags
I think most of us have a draw filled with plastic bags we now use bags for life so these are no longer needed
- Dead batteries
- Old phones
- Old make up
- Old or unused toys
you may have to sneak these out the home
- Broken or unwanted books