The Life Changing Magic of Folding Socks

How to fold socks the Marie Kondo Way so they stand up in your sock drawer.

On of the great joys of my recent Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up experience was learning how to fold socks. Yes, I know what you are thinking: “What a sad life that chick must have if folding socks bring her joy.” But just wait! When you see how I fold my socks now, you might become a happy-sock-folding convert too.

Before I listened to Marie Kondo, my favorite tiny tidying tirant, I never thought about socks. KonMari, on the other hand, thinks a good deal about socks. In her book she bemoans the poor knobby-kneed school girls with slumpy, baggy, stretched out socks. She is positively horrified by one client who actually knots her socks together. Any tugging or balling or stretching of socks is a criminal abuse in the Kondo-verse.
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Carrot Soup with Green Curry and Coconut Milk


This soup didn’t make the final cut for the book. That’s not, I hasten to say, because it’s not absolutely delicious and easy. But we already had a curried soup, and two seemed overkill, so this Thai-flavored smooth and creamy carrot soup ended up on the cutting room floor.

When I was cleaning out the freezer last weekend I found leftovers from recipe testing of this soup. I thawed it out and warmed it up for my lunch. So totally delicious. The carrots, coconut milk and green curry combine for just the right balance of earthy, sweet and spicy.
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