I did a KonMari of my closet in April (Link Here) and that completely transformed the way I look at my belongings. When I open my closet doors or pull out a drawer, I feel fulfilled if there are just a few things I adore. After the giant purge, there are a few general categories where I own nothing I “love”, so I’m getting great satisfaction from sewing exactly what I want.
The most recent project was a dressing gown. I’ve got two big, cozy bathrobes for lounging about in winter, but only one lightweight robe, and it’s black lace … not exactly appropriate for watering the plants on the back patio at 6:30 am. (Yes, it is fenced so no frightening small children or old men.)
It’s Sunday afternoon and I have just completed a super successful clean out of my apparel. Yes – it is KonMari Method weekend! If you’re not familiar with Marie Kondo, check out my last post here. )
I know everyone wants pictures … so here are a couple of teasers. Read through the full post for my experiences, lessons learned, and photos of my drawers and closets at the end of the process. Read more
There is an ongoing discussion between G and I about selling the townhouse and moving into a detached house with a proper yard. It’s a complicated issue and, as I’ve worked on a draft blog post about it, I have realized that there is more involved than just the physical domicile.
There are three overriding issues, the first of which is space.