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I admit it...I love organization! What's more I love to do the organizing myself. I've sorted and categorized things since I was a little girl...it was just plain fun for me, and still is. If it were possible, I would begin a late-in-life career as a professional organizer but in a small town like ours not many folks would be willing to pay someone to organize their underwear drawer.
Recently I had a bridal shower in my home and friends and guests were teasing me about this....
As you look around you may also notice this...
hangers grouped by color. I can't stand for them to be all mixed up...does that mean I'm OCD???
In my closet I put different types of clothes on different colored hangers...
yellow for jackets, turquoise for tops and pants, another for jeans, another for outfits. Clothes are also separated by color. Don't ask me why...it's just ME!
Shoes are in labeled boxes and stored by color.
Wish all the boxes were just alike but couldn't find enough of the same kind to do that. It bothers me but I can live with it!
Jewelry is also sorted by color and/or style.
Something I've recently discovered is that the older I get the less clutter I am comfortable with. So I've gotten rid of a lot of things that no longer serve a purpose. I recently read that 80% of what we keep we don't use. (Surely I use more of my "stuff" than that!) I've also heard that if you don't wear an article of clothing for a year you need to get rid of it. Hmmm...I disagree. I've brought out things that went out of style and then came back again! Of course, I could probably get rid of those saddle oxfords (we called them BeBops) that I wore in high school!
Whether OCD or just a love of organization, I like my labels and I like knowing where my things are. And when I'm dead and gone my son and his wife will have a lot less trouble getting rid of all my "stuff"!