Moving can be extremely overwhelming, especially if you have found that you have collected clutter over the years. One of the silver linings of moving is that it is the perfect excuse to get rid of any unnecessary items that you may not need to bring along to your new home. Before you begin packing up and labeling boxes, make sure that the item is something that you will 100% be needing and using regularly in your new home. If not, perhaps you can consider selling it, donating it, or if it is old and unusable, throwing it away. Here are some items that you can think about leaving behind before you move:
- Kitchen utensils. If you have not purchased new kitchen utensils in a few years, it might be nice to start fresh and new in your new home. Or, there might be some utensils that you have found over the years you have not even touched. If you have not used them in your home now, chances are you will not in the future.
- Whether they are bath towels, kitchen towels, or hand towels, if they are old and raggedy, chances are they are due for a replacement. If you are finding that your towels are not in great shape, it might be time to toss them and replace for your new home.
- Old furniture. Everyone has some pieces of furniture in your home that are old and run down. Whether it is a couch, a bed, or a dresser, if you have gotten great use out of it over the years, it could be time to say goodbye. In a case with furniture, if it is still in decent shape and usable, it could be sold at a yard sale!