Something about fall gives me cleaning fever. Also the ‘throw out all the things’ fever. This year will be especially interesting: house formerly on the market + garage full of ‘extra’ things + a 33-week pregnant nesting mama = gear up, Husby. We’re getting rid of all the things.
This tip could be overwhelming, but oh, it could also be so satisfying:
Clean out your closets. Gather the things that are in great shape but that you don’t absolutely love, and donate them. Allow yourself only a small pile (read: 5 articles) of clothing that are in the ‘someday’ category. Enter fall, continue through the start of winter, and begin the New Year lightened, simplified, & blessing others.
Helpful places to start:
- Why donate only things in good condition? This article by Kristen Welch nails it.
- Simply Inspired Home Organizing: a local personal organizing service I’ve used and LOVED.
- StitchFix: a personal styling service that I occasionally treat myself to when I’ve (yet again) cleaned out my closet. Check out the maternity fix I received!
This post is part of my 31 Days to a Less-Stress Holiday Season series. Make sure to subscribe via email and follow this Pinterest board (it will have each post + graphic as they go live) so you don’t miss a single post!