Tag: marie kondo

Treasures from a Junk Drawer

Can anyone guess what this is? I’ll give you a hint. It’s something I may have packed in a suitcase 40 years ago. Probably longer. And its regular version is something my grandkids have never seen. If you guessed travel iron, you are probably someone collecting Social Security. My husband had filled a huge dresser drawer... Read more »

Today is I am in Control Day, but Not for Me

Bet you didn’t know today is National I am in Control Day. I have no idea how most of you celebrated this important day listed on the calendar of weird, obscure holidays. Before we address that issue, here’s a little history lesson. On March 30, 1981, John Hinckley, Jr. thought he would impress actor Jodie... Read more »

War Paint: Why I’m Afraid of my Dresser Drawer

After seeing the musical War Paint, it felt like it was time to tackle my own collection of war paint (AKA no-longer-used makeup and magic creams) cluttering my dresser drawer. War Paint depicts the rivalry between Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, both of whom founded cosmetics empires following World War I that lasted for decades.... Read more »