Empowering, liberating, therapeutic… these are all words I would use to describe our 100 Thing Weekend which quickly escalated to well over 1K things. We cleaned house, quite literally. It involved two carloads of donations, a trip to the local consignment shop, and a few garbage bags of trash.
Shad and I are going to try and continue our adventure by attempting to get rid of five random things a day. Remember this number can include just basic clutter, we have no intention of getting down to the goal of the original 100 Things Challenge!
Now that you’ve got all that junk out of your house how do you stay motivated to keep it clutter free?
The holidays are coming quickly around the corner. How will you stop the avalanche of plastic? How do you keep your house She-ra Simple? Tiffany Dahle over at Peanut Blossom had a wonderful suggestion. Ask grandparents or family members to “give an adventure” instead of a toy. What a great way to keep the flame for learning alive!
Now, take a moment to yourself. Make yourself a cup of tea, apple cider or coffee and watch this entertaining, but informative short film. I promise it will make you think twice about your next random clutter purchase.
Less clutter and less toys equals more room for educational adventures. More time for simple pleasures like an indoor reading picnic! Even our cat joined in on the family fun.
Thank you for all the toddler book suggestions last week. I plan on sharing the titles with the group soon.