If you're like me, winter has made you realize some very unpleasant things about your home. All I see is clutter, and I am starting to fear that I may be a bit of a hoarder. I guess it's time to kick start spring cleaning, and here's a good place to start.

I have already admitted that my house is a tad cluttered, but I guess I didn't realize how bad until I came across this article: 35 Things In Your Home to Get Rid of Right Now.

I think the only thing that is on that list that I do not currently have cluttering up my home is hangers from the dry cleaner. I have a lot of work to do.

Before starting the purging process, don't forget to come up with an organization process to help you decide what to keep, sell, toss, or recycle. Looking for helpful recycling tips? Check out the Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful website. It will definitely point you in the right direction.