Spring into closet cleaning


I know its difficult to let go of things and its even harder to clean your closet. We buy things and we buy things and we keep buying things. I am sure that our closet will have at least 10 things that we don’t wear or at least 4 things we have with the tags on and several others which doesn’t fit us anymore.  Its time to let go. Here are some of the ideas that I do before spring  and other best practices 😛

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Rule 1 : Decide on a date and  mark it on your calendar. Make sure you don’t ditch your date  with your closet.

Rule 2: Depending on the state of your closet decide on the number of hours and keep yourself free.

Rule3: You can ask your best friend to help you out (Just saying) Hey but make sure you don’t call all your friends else you know what will happen – all play and no work 

Clothes that doesn’t fit you : Closet cleaning is all about being ruthless and head strong. You have to control your emotions during the process of what stays and what goes out. Let go of things that doesn’t fit you anymore or things that you don’t wear. The best thing to do is either donate or sell them online. This is what I do – In Seattle there are many places you can go and donate old clothes. There are tons of places in your neighborhood where you can donate. Its feels great when you help someone! Secondly you can sell it online. I see many ‘ Buy-Sell-Trade groups where you can sell your stuff and earn a little. This way you can always buy new stuff :). So make two boxes, label them and dump your stuff there.

Sort, Organize and Color code: Grill yourself of what you really need and would really wear in coming months. Winter is almost over (not for folks in Seattle) and you can separate your black & grey and other floral colors. Wash and pack them. You can also invest in some quality hangers and hang them properly. Your clothes needs that love and pamper. If you have a huge closet you can sort them out like “office wear”, “daily wear” or “party wear” categories. Even with you small closet you can do wonders. You get tons of ideas on Pinterest and on Instagram.

Breathe in and Carry on: By the time you are half way through your closet cleaning you will get that urge to leaving everything and run but don’t! Play some music and sip your favorite drink and carry on. Once its done and everything looks so aesthetic and nice that you will be proud of your self. Make sure you don’t forget to keep some space for your bags and shoes if you happen to keep them in your closet as well

Men seem to love their torn and tattered jeans which ultimately becomes their second skin. It is time to shed that skin and get yourself a new set of jeans which look cleaner and newer. It is a difficult thing to do but a “man has got to do what a man has got to do”. Men seem to develop a bond towards their older clothes. It’s as if clothes like wine get better with age. There will be a bunch of clothes in the closet which they bought and use constantly. There will be others which they didn’t know existed. If you picked an item in your closet which you cannot recognize or remember wearing in the last 12 months, then it’s about time it went out of the closet.

While you’re at it don’t forget about your better half 🙂 Guys are terrible about hoarding out-of-date styles and tattered underwear. The worst part is they actually keep wearing them (which makes their gals look bad too).  Some wise lady had once said ” Bad style has collateral damage!” :). Make sure they let go of their tattered underwear and tight inners which doesn’t fit them at all. You can check out some cool men’s underwear. They are the important person in your life so you can always give them a little space in your closet as well. Make sure get rid of those dingy shirts, loose fit jeans and outdated boxers in favor on trend styles

Thanks for reading this and let me now your tips to clean your men’s closet.

 

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2015 favorites


Last day of this year and certainly my last post. This year has been amazing and I am super excited about 2016. For thrifty and I, we had shopped, ate and travelled, posted our reviews and had some much fun. This post will be our favorites 2015 and we want to give big shout out one more time 🙂

Olay Aquaction Long Lasting Hydration Gel!

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This is an amazing product for all kind of skin. It gives amazing hydration, light weight and non sticky.

Wet n Wild – Don’t Blink Pink

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What a gorgeous color!  Don’t Blink Pink is an intense, bright berry pink. It really enhances you face. I am a big fan of this brand but this color is surely my favorite

Maybelline Color Blur Cream Matte

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This color is to die for 🙂 I am so happy that I had spent my money on this 🙂 yes I am a proud owner of My my magenta by Maybelline color blur cream matte  🙂 The lip color is very pigmented, velvety and matte.

BigMax Phone cover 

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Tea Tree Oil

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Its anti-bacterial properties and makes an excellent pimple treatment. I have been using this for more than a decade now and it works!

Maple Pecan Sea Salt Bark

Mapel Becan

Quick addition to my list. You guys have to have to have to try this. Its delicious.

Hope you guys have a wonderful year and thank you so much for reading and liking us. Have a fabulous time with your friends and family

Love you guys!

Xoxo

Thrifty n Splurgy

 

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Christmas Wish List


‘Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la.. Oh yes! it’s the last month of the year and it’s the season of gifting and shopping J I’m hoping Mr. Santa will grant my wish List soon, ho ho ho ho.. ^__^

  1. Metallic Leather Bag from Coach is so elegant looking and will give a lovely touch for this yuletide season.

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  1. This Printed Skirt from Zara will definitely look great with all my plain tees and polos.

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  1. A simple straight cut polo from H&M will go with everything.

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  1. Been looking for a nice sneakers which go with every Outfit-of-the-Day, and will give a softy-girly look on my small feet. Plimsoll with Laces from Zara.

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  1. And last but not the least, Coach’s swagger shoulder bag which I can comfortably carry to all my future escapades. J                                             IMG_5751

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