Apparently, Nigella Lawson is a “mess magnet”, and her house is filled with stuff because she suffers from “shortage dread”.
I draw the line at dozens of empty mustard jars, although New Wife has stashed a few such empty jam jars packed away. (Curiously, a few actually came in quite handy over Christmas, as we filled them with Reese’s Pieces and M&Ms and gave them to the kids as stocking stuffers.)
I have no problem hoarding things like foodstuffs, but empty toilet roll cylinders and the like need to be turfed out, toot sweet. I think I’ll offer my ahem services to Nigella, as long as she has a few bowls of pasta first. Here’s a before/after comparison: