I Tried Marie Kondo’s Method While Cleaning Out My Closet. And Yes, It Was ‘Joy-Sparking.’

Tidying and decluttering my wardrobe used to be a concentrated process — a few afternoons devoted to trying on clothes, tossing those that didn’t fit or didn’t suit anymore and then dragging the discard pile to a consignment shop or Goodwill for donation. These days avec l’enfant are quite different. Now, cleaning out the closet […]

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The Epic Closet Clean-Out Action Plan

As part of my 2016 commitment to “mindful shopping,” I decided to embark on an epic closet cleanse. (I suppose the parlance du jour would be “closet detox.”) It’s been…interesting. Now, I’m a person who believes in the life-changing magic of cleaning out a closet. I last embarked on a crazy-big closet purge between film […]

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