Ready to challenge yourself to clean out and pare things down this year? Here’s a brand new challenge to try!
30 Days to Kick the Clutter Challenge
I’m going to try to make this short and sweet because I know you have a lot going on right now.
I think that January is a great time to set new goals for yourself. Not resolutions….goals….things with actual steps and actions.
And I don’t know about you, but no matter how many times I declutter, things come creeping back into my home again. So I thought this January was a perfect time to “Kick the Clutter”! Of course, if you are reading this during a different month, any time is a good time to declutter!
I’m going to make this really simple for you because decluttering doesn’t need to be complicated.
I’ve come up with a 30 day checklist so that you can have one area of focus every day of the month. Hopefully, this will help to inspire you to get things cleaned out, even when you hit that rut of “there’s nothing left to clean out!”
I’ll be following along with this challenge myself and posting over on YouTube and Instagram how I’m doing along the way. Be sure and comment here with your own personal challenges or over on those videos and posts as they come up throughout the month.
Here’s how to use this checklist:
- Do one thing on the checklist each day.
You don’t have to do them in order if you don’t have time for a longer item that day, but be sure and do one each day. Don’t get behind! There are only 30 days of the challenge and 31 days in January so you have one day of grace. 🙂 If you don’t want to do one every day and want to take off Sundays, use one day a week to double up on challenge areas.
- Fill in the blank days with areas of your home that I might have missed.
I’m sure you have different areas of your home that I didn’t cover on this list as I have areas that you might not have. For example, one day I have to “declutter” the root cellar but I didn’t put that on your list since I know it’s not a common thing. Review the list before you start and add to it and adjust it as needed.
- Mark the checkbox each day you accomplish decluttering in that area of your home.
This will help keep you motivated as you go throughout the month! You can also tag me on Instagram or YouTube (@littlehouseliving) so I can cheer you on!
See the first video on the Kick the Clutter Challenge on YouTube HERE.
Not quite sure how to get started decluttering? Here are some articles that may help:
- How to Declutter Sentimental Items Successfully
- Simple Ways to Declutter and Organize the Bathroom
- How to Organize and Downsize Toys, Games, and Movies
- How to Downsize Books and Simplify Your Collection
- Steps Towards Building a Minimalist Wardrobe
- How to Minimalize Children’s Clothing
I will also have an entire chapter in my new book, Living Slower with detailed decluttering plans if you don’t feel like this challenge is enough or you want to do more later. You can pre-order my book for 40% off HERE!
Are you joining me in this challenge? Which areas of your home do you need to declutter the most?