Blog Posts - Purging



30 Bag Purge Challenge

One of the biggest obstacles I hear from readers is the amount of clutter everyone has accumulated over the years. It’s hard to get organized when you have mountains of stuff to compete with.... Special Offer: Use the code "RAINBOW10...
by A Bowl Full of Lemons on Oct 2, 2016

Home Stretch

We are definitely in the home stretch.What does that look like, you might ask?Well, since every move is different and requires various levels of divestment, organization, cleaning and the like, it is difficult for me to generalize. I can only report...
by dawnponders on Aug 1, 2016

The Art of Garage Sales

Garage sales are just not my thing.There I said it.I understand why some people enjoy the experience. It is the thrill of the hunt. It's like an urban  safari and the weapons of choice are loonies and toonies. A giant Pokemon Go discovery/scaven...
by dawnponders on Jul 17, 2016

First World Moving Rules

Before I delve into the real core of this post, I cannot and will not pretend that the things that I am describing are anything other than first world problems. When I talk of moving and the inevitable "downsizing" that goes along with it, I am conti...
by dawnponders on Jul 3, 2016

What Should I Do With All That Stuff?

A quick hit from the depths of purging, purifying, and packing.I had a fascinating conversation with Younger Son last weekend. While he cleaned out the last remnants of his time here at the house in the North Jewish Ghetto, I asked him what he though...
by dawnponders on Jun 29, 2016

10 Ways to Purge “Green”

  10 WAYS TO PURGE GREEN Spring is a time to freshen up your home and office environment. It’s also a time to deep clean and purge the things you no longer need. Celebrate Earth Day this year by... Special Offer: Use the code "RAINBOW10&...
by A Bowl Full of Lemons on Apr 18, 2016

Spring Cleaning Simplified

As we come out of hibernation into spring my anxiety of all the chores and cleaning that needs to be done amplifies my mind clutter into a full out panic. As I stack up all the things I need, wait want to get completed it, I get so overwhelmed I don&...
by Cashmere & Camo on Mar 16, 2016

Infusing More Uncommon Goods into My Spaces

Moving and purging will do one very blatant thing for you: it will show you how much stuff you have needlessly spent money on that you don’t need. It’s painful to donate, give away, or sell for a fraction of the cost of what you spent on...
by Rappsody in Rooms on Mar 10, 2016

Purge Day 31: Garage

    YOU MADE IT!  Today is the very last purge.  This has been a long yet rewarding month.  We have cleared the clutter from our homes.  If you missed the purge, begin anytime you want and... Special Offer: Use the code "RAINBOW10" to...
by A Bowl Full of Lemons on Oct 31, 2014

Purge Day 30: Under the Kitchen Sink

    Welcome to day 30.  We are just about finished with our 31 Day long purge.  It’s been an exciting month and we have purged a lot.  There are only 2 tasks left and the first one is... Special Offer: Use the code "RAINBOW10" to...
by A Bowl Full of Lemons on Oct 30, 2014

Purge Day 29: Nail Polish

    Welcome to day 29 of our purge. Today we will be doing the simple task of purging expired nail polish. It’s an easy one so if you need to catch up, this is a great day to do it.... Special Offer: Use the code "RAINBOW10" to rece...
by A Bowl Full of Lemons on Oct 29, 2014

Purge Day 28: Nightstand

  Welcome to Day 28 of our purge.  Today we are in our master bedrooms, purging the night stand.  This task should only take a few minutes.  Lets get purging!     Purge Day 28:... Special Offer: Use the code "RAINBOW10" to receive...
by A Bowl Full of Lemons on Oct 28, 2014

Purge Day 27: DVD’s

    We are on Day 27 of our 31 Day Purge.  Today we are sorting through all of those DVD’s.  Lets get purging!     Purge Day 27: DVD’s Task:  Sort through all... Special Offer: Use the code "RAINBOW10" to receive...
by A Bowl Full of Lemons on Oct 27, 2014

Purge Day 26: Mudroom

    It’s day 26 of our 31 day purge and we are almost finished!  I bet you are relieved.  How is your house looking?  Today we are decluttering and purging our mudrooms or coat... Special Offer: Use the code "RAINBOW10" to receiv...
by A Bowl Full of Lemons on Oct 26, 2014

Purge Day 24: Desk

    Welcome back to my 31 Day Purge. We are now in the last week of the purge.  Today we are heading into the office or designated “office space”.  It’s time to purge your... Special Offer: Use the code "RAINBOW10" to...
by A Bowl Full of Lemons on Oct 24, 2014

Purge Day 23: Junk Drawer

    Welcome back to the 31 Day Purge.  It’s not quite time to leave the kitchen just yet. We are still hanging out in here, purging away.  Today it’s time to purge your junk... Special Offer: Use the code "RAINBOW10" to rece...
by A Bowl Full of Lemons on Oct 23, 2014

Purge Day 22: Email Subscriptions

      Purge Day 22:  Email Subscriptions Task:  Go through ALL of your emails – purging junk mail, responding, taking action and saving what needs saved.  Allow yourself 20... Special Offer: Use the code "RAINBOW10" to rec...
by A Bowl Full of Lemons on Oct 22, 2014

There’s Only 1 Woman in America with No Body Image Issues!

Here’s her secret: (Short Video under 2 Minutes) https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10203648089674299&id=1578349327 Let me know your thoughts.
by Fannies on Aug 8, 2014

Paper Organization…

  Last week, I showed you how to set up a “Tax Organization” area in your home. This week, we are working on paper clutter. Do you have mountains of paper piles on your desk or counter top?  If so, try creating a system for organizi...
by A Bowl Full of Lemons on Feb 14, 2014

The purge continues

I've managed, over the past few days, to whittle 14 magazine holders (12 issues each) down to this:A less-than two-inch-high stack of patterns I want to keep, including three complete issues.Just three more holders to go through and I'll be done.My h...
by Knit. Run. Repeat. on Jan 9, 2014


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