How to Know When It Starts to Look Like a Problem in 5 Ways

I will admit, I have some hoarding tendencies. I don’t know why I decide that one day, I need to buy more of ….. But why? When you have to use storage bins to store your collection of sunglasses, then it might be a problem. So when I had my big weekend of cleaning, I really discovered all of the things that I’ve been “collecting” over the years.

1. Nail polish

For a while there I would buy a new nail polish every time I went to Target, which seemed like once a week. That adds up! I even gave a third of my collection to my sister when I moved out and I still have an entire bin full! I need one of those wall units like the nail salons have! Here are a few of my favorites:

2. Sunglasses

I used to be very much into those $10 sunglasses or the 2 for $15 sales. I always participated in those. A couple years ago I got my first pair of Oakleys and it changed my life so I haven’t done this in awhile. But I have an entire container full of sunglasses. I was obsessed. And I’ve kept every single pair. To this day.

3. Ear Warmers

My favorite wintertime accessory. Although, now I have so many that it’s hard to pick just one! So whenever I pack for out of town trips, I always pack like 5 or 6. I want to make sure I have options!

4. Baseball Hats

I honestly buy hats all the time. Almost everywhere I go. But I don’t like to wear hats everyday. So it’s literally a collection of 20 hats for one day a month basically. I guess I should start wearing more hats…but sometimes when that good hair day is a goodย hair day, you’ve got to flaunt it!

5. Glassware

For whatever reason, I’m addicted to buying glassware. Yes, I know just how incredibly weird that sounds. But for real! Big beer glasses, to mason jars; pint glasses, wine glasses, champagne glasses, margarita glasses….okay, help. I think it’s a problem.

 

What about you guys? Do any of you collect anything obsessively without realizing it? Or realize it, but do it anyway?

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19 thoughts on “How to Know When It Starts to Look Like a Problem in 5 Ways

  1. Great post. ๐Ÿ™‚ I should probably do a post on this topic – I’m terrible for hoarding! So many different things. A strange one was a huge pile of puzzles I’d torn out from newspapers that I found in the back of my bedside cupboard a few days ago. Beauty products is probably a bit of a problem too – not just one specific type but everything! Oh and you can’t go in a room in our house without finding penguins. You might call that a slight obsession. xx

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  2. Literally every single one of these! Oh no… I kind of want to show you my matching collections just to prove how weird and matching it is. Is it everyone?
    I downsized my nail polish and felt really good about it and bought some little storage things. Realised I still have about 70 nail polishes! 70! Guess which colour I have on right now. None! Urgh.

    Also, I got rid of loads of sunglasses and the other day I bought 3 ๐Ÿ˜ฆ I’m beyond help!

    OMG I bought ear warmers and had no idea what they were – big headbands that also keep me warm? hahaha. So my collection is headbands rather than ear warmers!

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  3. As usual your posts leave me all beaming and grinning from ear to ear ๐Ÿ˜€ Don worry girl, there are countless girls in the world who can relate to this ๐Ÿ˜‰ You are within the limits I would say ๐Ÿ˜€ I stock up on everything from nail polishes to lipsticks to shoes to watches to winter coats!! Yes winter coats ๐Ÿ˜ฆ I am trying to reduce the coat part though as once the winter wears down there is no use of them. Still come the next winter I again go on a coat shopping spree ๐Ÿ˜€

    And the sunglass photos have now inspired me to get more of that as well ๐Ÿ˜€ Thanks to you! ๐Ÿ˜›

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      • You do ??? I feel like I have met my soulmate ๐Ÿ˜€ I feel sooo guilty when I keep on shopping for the coats and they just keep piling up in the hanger! It’s spring and would you be kind to me if I told you I bought a jacket yesterday? :\ It was a reversible one! That should make up for my guilt !!

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      • Hey even if it’s spring, winter is definitely going to come back around! And then you’ll have a new jacket for it! I have a tendency to buy jackets in the same colors. I have two burgundy jackets, and two army green jackets. Why do I need 2 of each of those colors? Who knows…

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