Selling Clothes on ThredUp – Yay or Nay?

Over the last couple of years I've made a really concerted effort to downsize my belongings while getting a little money in return. I do donate a lot of things to charity, but for some items I wanted to see if I could get a bit of money for them. I've tried a lot of methods including selling on consignment in local consignment stores or at special pop-up consignment sales, selling on Ebay, and selling on Facebook groups. I've had some successes with all of these methods. A few months ago, … [Read more...]

Why You Should Embrace “Sunk Costs” When You are Decluttering Your Home

A few years ago, I sold my home and moved to a new city where I decided to rent an apartment. The apartment had less than half the square footage of my previous house. Before I moved, I got rid of a lot of stuff. Yet, despite this, I still had way too much stuff. My new apartment was stuffed to the gills. I am ashamed to admit this, but I had to use half of my daughter's bedroom just to put my junk! She was only 4-5 years old at the time and didn't care, but I still felt incredibly guilty … [Read more...]