Sometimes, when I'm on the go as much as I am, I tend to forget when I should throw something away. This post from Simple Human provides a good reference for both food and household items. Since I keep doubles of many products, one for home and another for my suitcase, I need to do some re-thinking about how I rotate some common items.
Death, Taxes & Nailpolish Remover
Did you know that nailpolish remover lasts forever but that bottle of bleach in your laundry room expires after 3-6 months? Getyourlifeon.com has a nice list of household item life expectancies. The site, aimed at recent college grads, has a range of other useful information from 401Ks to losing weight. For a more detailed reference of when to toss your ketchup, this list of expiration dates for 77 household goods from Real Simple magazine even has a print button for easy filing.