At the end of last month I set a goal to declutter my home. Specifically, I wanted to remove 30 of my possessions in October. Earlier in the month I reported that I had sold 10 items. I wanted to post my final progress report:
Yesterday I gathered up 20 things. Some of the 20 things are pictured to the left: a Josh Groban DVD (sold on Half.com - I sold one other DVD a few days ago), souvenir Coke bottles, coffee cups, an old iron, phone books, 2 pair of old shoes and a couple of heavy shirts. I also am selling a small desk that I've hated since the day I bought it. I learned a lesson about buying cheap furniture: what good is it if it's too uncomfortable to use?
It's a good thing my goal required me to do this by the end of the month or it wouldn't have happened! But, I'm really glad it did. I earned a total of $162.78 from the items I sold, and my spare bedroom has never looked more...spare.