I've spent my day sorting through many of the little things I've aquired over time. Most are from the thrift store or given to me by others. I don't pay a lot of money for things unless quality is needed for tools because you can't skimp on good quality tools like paints or paintbrushes.
Over the years I've become less inclinded to hoard a lot of things but I still like to keep things I might one day use. But sometimes rarely do.
On the bookcase I've sorted through are some junk journals...mine and one from a swap. Many papers and things I don't want to throw away end up in the journals.