For me, the first crisp fall day is the time to reevaluate what clothes to keep in the closets. Fall and spring are both fickle in daily weather changes, and as we used to say in Chicago, more accurately– the weather changes minute-by-minute. So after a HOT HOT summer, even a 10 degree drop in temperature gets me excited about my favorite black leather boots and cable-knit sweaters.
Doing a clothing inventory is important for you and everyone else in the home as well. However this is especially necessary if there are children in the household, as they tend to grow like weeds from one season to the next.
You need the following things nearby to accomplish this mission:
- a clear, flat surface to work on
- pen and paper
- 2 laundry baskets or boxes or kitchen-size trash bags
Here is what I suggest:
- Choose one family member at a time to start with. For this example…
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