Decluttering your (soon-to-be old) home before moving out is very important. This is the only thing that will make packing and unpacking later on easier. But how to declutter your home before moving out? You will know as soon as you are done reading this. Even though looking at things and asking your self “does this spark joy” is a legitimate way, it’s not always realistic. My blender does not spark any joy but I still need it and use it daily. So maybe we will skip Marie Kondo’s way and try the good old American way of decluttering.