Ah, the purse. They're great, aren't they? They hold what you need and some of what you don't.
At any given time, mine holds an electronics store worth of stuff -- iPod, phone, camera, chargers, you name it. I once found eight lip glosses in there.
It's so easy to junk up your bag -- and what do you do when it fills up? Get a bigger bag! Before you know it, you're hauling around half your house (plus eight lip glosses).
Organizer Jill Pollack Lewis has some great tips for decluttering your purse in Day 2 of Project 10 Days to Clutter Free. You know, so you can actually find your keys without dumping the whole thing on the ground.
Step 1: Save only the bare essentials
What Should Be There:
Step 2: Rethink your purse's purpose
What Should Not Be There:
Step 3: Get organized tips
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