If you've ever tried to clean out your closet or garage, you know getting rid of stuff isn't easy, even if you never use it. Here's what leads us to get so attached to stuff, and how that makes it hard to let go.
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Closets are great because you can shove all of your junk in them, shut the door and it's like that junk doesn't even exist. Except it does and, eventually, your closets will overflow. If it's time to declutter your closet so you can actually find stuff to wear, we've got you covered.
The five-second rule — the idea that you can safely eat fallen food if you pick it up within five seconds — is as controversial as it is popular. While technically it's not really true, it works because your kitchen floor is pretty clean.
Cooking and eating at home is one of the best ways to save money and eat nutritiously, but you need a clean and organised kitchen to do it effectively. Having a neat and tidy fridge and pantry makes it easier to see exactly what you have, meaning you're able to craft better meals, and waste less food and money. Here are our best tips for getting your kitchen in fighting shape for the new year.
If you went a little overboard at the open bar of your big company party, this trick will get your suit, dress, or other un-launderables looking fresh and puke-free again.
If you try to pare down your wardrobe, you'll end up with items you want to keep, items you want to toss and items that are somewhere in between. Before you decide on those "maybe clothes", give them a wear.