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Showing posts from January, 2016

Goals and resolutions time

Goals and resolutions time for this shiny 2016 New Year. 
Today I tackled a long dreaded task—cleaning out my clothes closet. On I found this helpful advice:

As you scrutinize each piece [item in your closet], ask yourself the 7 following questions:

Does it fit?Have I worn it this past year?Will I actually wear it again?Is it in style, and/or does this still represent my style?Is it damaged in any way (ex: stains, missing buttons, broken zippers, fading, etc.)? If so, will I make the effort to get it repaired?If I saw it in the store today, would I buy it?And most importantly: Do I feel confident when I wear it?If you answer a firm "no" to any of the above, it’s time to say sayonara and decide whether to sell, donate, swap, or toss the item.
I mulled over these tips as I went through my things, and I realized I have a lot of basically unwanted, and likely never-to-be-worn clothes clogging up my closet space. I also have several new, 'old' items—items I…