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500 Things Decluttering Challenge: I hit my 500 things goal!!!!

500 Things Decluttering Challenge

It’s Day 13 of the 500 Things Decluttering Challenge today and today we’re supposed to clean out our cars.

I had actually done this recently, so I instead went through the sock basket… And I decided to get rid of the 31 non-matching socks in there.

(How on earth do we have 31 different socks without a matching pair?? Seriously. It’s like there is a sock-eating monster living in a closet somewhere at our house!)

Today’s total: 31 items decluttered

Total for the entire challenge: 519 items so far!

I’m keeping a running total of all my items decluttered during this challenge as I thought it would be fun to not only do Daily Totals but also Overall Totals.

How many items did YOU declutter today?? Leave a comment and let us know. 

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  • Marsha says:

    30 items today, 953 total.
    Congratulations Crystal on hitting the 500 mark.

  • Amanda L says:

    I feel the same way about socks! My goodness there is ALWAYS at least one that has lost its mate in my girls laundry.

    • Annie D. says:

      I know! I can go through my house and clean every nook & cranny, and I never find those single socks that always disappear into thin air. Whoever can solve that mystery deserves a medal!

  • Raquel Evans says:

    I finally decided to follow in my husband’s footsteps (no pun intended) and own all the same kind of sock, so if I lose one, it doesn’t ruin a whole pair. In my case I do still need a couple of outliers (one pair of warm fuzzy socks and a pair of knee length socks for dressier occasions), but having all my everyday socks match each other makes sock matching SO much easier.

  • Heather C says:

    I recently read somewhere that all the lint in the dryer traps was really the missing socks! It gave me quite a chuckle ?

  • Renee says:

    Way to go on hitting your goal of 500!!! It’s hard to imagine, that we would have that much stuff, trash, things to donate, etc. I got 3 things out of the car yesterday for trash, and I’m at a total of over 421 for the challenge. Day one I quit counting after 100, so that’s why I don’t have an exact number. Loving this challenge!!!

  • Kim says:

    I cut the foot off some socks to put over glasses to help prevent the glass from sweating & keep the beverage cold a little longer. I’d like them to work to keep a hot cup of tea warm longer! We definitely would not need 31. Although, if you finished the edges, they could be decorated & be a start on Christmas gifts!

  • Jenny says:

    Have you looked under your washer and dryer?

  • Ashley says:

    I save old socks to make cloth diaper wipes. Recently, my wool dryer balls started unravelling, so I made them sock slip covers.

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