It’s that time of year again. Summer’s nearing its end and before you know it, we’ll be packing up the floaties and prepping the pumpkins. Where does the time go?
With loads of work happening at home and the kids back in school, it’s a great time of year to sort through that backlog of sentimental keepsakes you’ve been hanging on to.
If a little pre-sorting purge is in order, check out our list of 15 things to let go of now: memento edition to clear that sentimental keepsake clutter.
PRO TIP: Gear up for the school year with archival boxes. Set up one box for each member of your family to coincide with the school year. Set limits by choosing the amount you want to keep now and save only the best at the end of the year.
15 Things to Let Go of Now: Memento Edition
Overflow trophies from childhood
Valueless sports memorabilia
Cards without a meaningful note
Redundant kid art
Giant dioramas and posters (take a picture)
Old stuffed animals
Items that are no longer meaningful
Reminders of past traumas
Extra invitations to your wedding (keep three)
Old travel brochures
Anything that makes you feel sad, angry, or anxious