So today, I’m starting a new column called “Things I like” to highlight some products that have had an impact in my life, either by making things easier, providing excellent organization, or well… just being pretty. First up is the Pack-It System by Eagle Creek. These packing folders and cubes are awesome. I have several, and if you travel at all they are totally worth it. Let me explain… Continue reading
Just a quick question before the holiday weekend. What piece of clothing will you never get rid of? Well, Karen over at the Art of Doing Stuff just asked that question too. Head on over to her fantastic blog (my favorite) to see some great responses, as well as mine! I know I’m all about organization and getting rid of excess stuff, but really there will always be some things I hold on to.
So, what super cool things will you keep forever?
I think most of us don’t usually fit into clothes off the rack. Well, maybe we fit IN to them but they’re not going to fit perfectly. For me, I have the hardest time with jackets. I think I’ve never found one that fits directly off the rack. Broad shoulders, long waist, small chest = impossible. One trick i’ve used is to add a hidden snap to the lapel to make the jacket lay better.
- try everything on
- make piles of keep, toss/donate and fix
- fix the “fix” pile, toss the “toss” pile