Becoming A Minimalist
Over the past few weeks I have been decluttering like a crazy person … FFS
It’s a similar feeling to when you are pregnant and nesting, but just add 10 x more energy and take away the emotion … No FFS
I have filled the boot of our car 5 times with crap we thought we needed, but we really don’t … FFS
I have peace of mind knowing that it will all go to a good cause … No FFS
I don’t have the time or the patience to sell crap online for a few bucks … FFS
Decluttering is so FREEING.
You don’t realise the guilt that is attached to items that you keep for the sake of it … FFS
The $300+ dresses that I bought and only wore once … FFS
But I still kept them all … FFS
And why am I holding on to 5 ball gowns? … FFS
We have attended one ball in the past 10 years … FFS
If we were to go to a ball, I’m pretty sure I would want a new dress … No FFS
The leather jackets that are grossly out of fashion now … FFS
The unwanted presents from your well-meaning husband who has a heart of gold … No FFS
Eg. All the itchy and uncomfortable Victoria Secret lingerie he bought whilst he was in the US that I’ve never worn … FFS
Happiness is a 3 pack of Kmart lycra undies for me and not a scrap of lace stuck up my butt … No FFS
Yes, all these things cost a lot of money, but the money has been spent already … FFS
You can’t get it back so why have I kept it for all these years? … FFS
There’s pretty much nothing left in my closet now … No FFS
Next I tackled my bathroom cupboards … FFS
I have brought home all the hotel toiletries from our travels over the years – Just in case … FFS
I’m quite certain a mascara has expired after 5 years … FFS
I have an obsession with buying GWP – gift with purchase when buying make up … FFS
I get sucked in to the FREE toiletry bag filled with crap I actually never use … FFS
It all went in the bin … FFS
We had a night off from running last week and HB said ‘Do you want to go out for dinner?’ … No FFS
I excitedly replied ‘LET’S CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSET’.
He wasn’t exactly thrilled, but the car boot was filled again … No FFS
I caught him smiling at his clothes neatly hung up and folded … No FFS
Add this decluttering mission to my new found love of sparkling water and decaffeinated tea … FFS
I am morphing into an old person … FFS
Sign me up for my pension.
Fridays Decanted was formerly known as FFS Friday, but after several years it matured and needed a makeover much like its owner.
Check out my last episode of Fridays Decanted for more riveting entertainment.
Make my day and share your weekly whine with me over on the MFL Facebook Page.