Category: Clothes

How to Avoid Purging Too Much

Living here in the northeast, we often do a bi-annual seasonal swap of all manner of things. It is a built-in time to reevaluate the past season’s items as we have to touch each one in order to put it away. Nevertheless, there are definitely items you should think twice before purging too much.

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What To Do With All Those Clothes You Rarely Wear, But Don’t Want to Part With?

Closets are the bain of our existence: a place for our clothing that can quickly become disorganized because, well, who doesn’t love clothes shopping? Especially at Marshall’s or TJ Maxx where you can get designer duds at super low prices that incentivize you to buy MORE? The truth is that many people don’t want to part with their clothing even if they don’t wear it because they feel that may just want it someday. Also, people generally move up and down the scale, and there is a bad tendency to purge clothing when you lose weight, only to have to buy it when you — sadly – may regain it. We all know that it is not a good idea. It gets expensive. After all, very few people stay the same size forever. Therefore, what to do with all those clothes you rarely wear, but don’t want to part with? Try a few of these tips to help out with this dilemma.

5 Things You Didn’t Know Could Be Freecycled, and How to Do So

We all try to do our best to recycle paper, glass, tin cans, and plastic grocery bags. There are other items that can be freecycled that you may not be aware of. Here are a few of just those items and how to freecycle them.

The Semi-Annual Clothes Swap

If you live in a climate where summer and winter vary enough to require you to have two sets of clothing, then it’s that time again for the semi-annual clothes swap! Here are some tips to help you finish this task.

Dresser Organizers We Love

It’s very easy for dresser drawers and chifforobe shelves to become cluttered with clothing. Without careful organization, these areas can quickly become a disorganized mess. Here are some of our favorite dresser organizers we love for restoring and maintaining order

What I First Notice When I Walk In a Home

Before I officially start this post, I want to state that I am in no way judgmental when I enter a client’s home. I do not put on my organizers glasses unless you are paying for my services. That said,

Tip Tuesday: The Right Way to Fold Your Clothes

There are two types of people. Those who love to fold clothes, and those who do not. Some find this process therapeutic, and others? Well, they could care less if their clothes were rolled up in a ball. While it

5 Gifts for Neat Freaks

Welcome to my annual gift guide for neat freaks! Oh yes, we are a special breed and need special gift ideas. Last year we featured some awesome gifts, and this year we’ve discovered more gift goodness. What gifts do you

We’re Loving: Bankers Boxes

Before you read any further, know that I’m not bringing anything new and sexy to the table. Oh no, in fact, I’m talking about something your grandfather likely used to stay organized. Bankers boxes are a bit ‘blah’, but they

PURGE! Socks, Swimsuits and Undergarments

It took a while for the weather to warm up, but summer is around the corner. And that means, beach and pool weather! For this month’s PURGE! category, let’s look at your family’s drawers of swimsuits. Even better, let’s include

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