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Spring Fling Day 23: Serving Dishes

Spring Fling Day 23: Serving Dishes

One of the things we seem to accumulate a lot of are serving dishes. Today look at all of your serving dishes and think about which ones you actually use. When Thanksgiving comes around, will you honestly need 20 bowls or platters? What about that salad bowl with a big chip on the rim? Try to pare down and simplify. Keep only the ones you actually need and use.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how many serving dishes you were able to fling today.

 

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Spring Fling Day 22: Pet Supplies

Spring Fling Day 22: Pet Supplies

Today let’s fling Fido and Fluffy’s stuff.  It’s time to fling those too small collars and bowls, treats that the cat just will not eat and the frayed leashes. If you have supplies from a long gone pet, like an aquarium or a hamster habitat, today is the day to let those go.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how many pet supplies you were able to fling today.

 

Spring Fling Day 21: Towels & Washcloths

Spring Fling Day 21: Towels & Washcloths

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

 

Go through your linen closet and purge old, frayed towels and washcloths. Decide how many is a reasonable amount to have, perhaps 2 per family member and a few for guests. Don’t forget the beach towels too! Remember that local animal shelters would love to have your old towels.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how many towels and washcloths you were able to fling today.

 

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Spring Fling Day 20: Jewelry

Spring Fling Day 20: Jewelry

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

 

I know you love your sparkly baubles but today I’d like you to go through your jewelry. It’s time to fling those earrings that hurt your ears and the necklace that Great Aunt Alice gave you but you will never, ever wear. Make room for jewelry that you truly love and wear.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how much jewelry you were able to fling today.

 

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Spring Fling Day 18: Office Supplies

Spring Fling Day 18: Office Supplies

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

 

Staples, paper clips and notepads, oh my! Today go through any office supplies you might have in your house or your office. Do you have more paper clips that one human could ever use? Is the junk drawer overflowing with pens, half of which don’t work? Purge what you truly don’t need or won’t use in the foreseeable future.  Consider donating your overflow to local schools or churches or other nonprofits.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how many office supplies you were able to fling today.

 

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Spring Fling Day 17 - Regrets

Spring Fling Day 17 - Regrets

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

 

Today I want you to take a page from Elsa of ‘Frozen’ and let it go! Let go of regrets for tasks you haven’t completed. Let go of regrets for not accomplishing something you’ve wanted to do. Let go of regrets that lead to negative self talk (like ‘I’m not worth it’ or ‘I’m so stupid, Why did I do that?’).  I want you to let those thoughts go and concentrate on what’s great in your life and all the possibilities of the future. Don’t live in the past.

 

Now go fling those regrets!!

 

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Spring Fling Day 16: Cups & Water Bottles

Spring Fling Day 16: Cups & Water Bottles

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

 

Does your family only use coffee cups and Tervis tumblers? Is your youngest child 12 years old but there are still sippy cups on the shelves? It’s time to fling the glasses and cups you don’t use. This will allow for the glasses you do like to use and it will keep them from tumbling out of the cupboard whenever you open the door.  Then go through your water bottle collection. Toss the ones with no lids and chewed up tops. Whittle the number of water bottles down to reasonable amount.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how many cups and water bottles you were able to fling today.

 

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