Do your takeout menus live in the junk drawer (or maybe, their own drawer) or in a file folder tucked into a corner of your kitchen counter?
How many restaurants do you really call for takeout?
Sort through these menus. Keep one each from your favorite takeout places. Toss the ones from places that you know have closed. What to do with the menus from the new places you want to try? Keep them in front … and if the next time you call for takeout you don’t go to any of these new places, toss those menus and accept that you like the places you like.
If you’ve started using an app to order takeout, then you probably don’t need these menus at all. Also, if you find you usually look at menus online, toss the print menus.
Only if this doesn’t apply to you: Eliminate 3-to-5 computer files you don’t need.
Susan Caplan McCarthy
I'm Susan, a writer and teacher developing a second career as a Decluttering Coach.