wash day. photo by me. taken last week. Lorna recently asked me how many items of clothing I own now. She saw my tiny house closet shot and felt compelled to ask. I don’t like to get number-bound, but I’ll share my clothing number with you (but I won’t count my [...]
In my post, "Do Your Shirts Runneth Over?: Decluttering Clothing" I outlined my sure-fire foolproof strategy for decluttering your clothes. It covered the "try it on reality check method" and the "wear it for a day reality check method". It totally worked for me. I went from having clothes all over the house to a nice streamlined closet with 31 items in it. (That's right, 31 items total! Not including underwear....) But what happens if you get stuck?
Do your shirts runneth over? Mine used to "runneth amock" in the closet, onto the closet floor, the bedroom floor, into special plastic tubs bought just to store them, and at one time in giant trunks as well... not the little foot locker trunks, I'm talking about the big old-fashioned kind that can store a "ton" of clothes.
Yesterday I spent an hour decluttering my jewelry collection. I’m down to 17 pieces that I truly cherish and man, what a relief it was to do it! If you’re anything like me, you’ve got way too many baubles sharing space in your life, and you love them all! Sooooo, if [...]
Have you ever gotten rid of something and felt horrible about it? I’m talking intense, deep-down, panicky regret here. The kind where your stomach gets that sick feeling and your heart ties up in knots. It’s one of the reasons people hold onto stuff. There’s a fear that letting go [...]