Nostalgia is great and all, but it's time to clean out your childhood bedroom. That means trash the *NSYNC posters... and the term papers, the magazine collections, the CDs your middle school boyfriend gave you and any and all cassette tapes. Especially since your parents probably want to use the space for a workout room.
Sure, you can keep the sentimental things. But do you really need them? Remember this rule while going through your stuff: if an item is covered in dust and you didn't even know you had it, donate it or throw it away.
If you're already overwhelmed by the idea of spending a few hours cleaning out your room, here's where you should start:
DVDs, CDs and cassette tapes
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Your childhood art projects
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Old costume (and candy) jewelry
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