declutter

Steps to Organizing and Decluttering the Entryway

The entrance to your home can be inviting to guests and family members; a place to organize personal belongings, show hospitality, and share family welcomes and goodbyes. Transforming a cluttered entranceway into something more organized and inviting can certainly be done with a little time and care.   Step One: Separate Necessity from Clutter Are there things crowding out the…

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minimalist

Taking Minimalism to a Whole Other Level

As readers know, there has been a major push toward minimalism around these parts over the last few months. The goal has been to go from clutter to minimalist in just ten weeks.  It’s an important and difficult challenge—one that everybody should try! When you think of “minimalism” what do you think of? If you’re like most people, you probably think about…

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40 bags in 40 days

40 Bags in 40 Days #40bags40days

This goes right along with my minimalist thing I am trying to get to.  I was trying to stay motivated on my own and life got in the way.  I have still been decluttering, but not at the rate that I wanted to be going.  Thankfully, today I heard about White House, Black Shutters and her 40 Bags in 40…

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Minimalist in 10 Weeks, Weeks 3 and 4 #Minimalist

I missed updating last week on my goal of becoming a minimalist!  Sorry!  So much going on!  Today alone I threw away 5 shopping bags of stuff from my room!  I emptied an entire dresser, that will now go to the curb tomorrow!  I also managed 1 giveaway box from my room as well.  That is JUST today! My goals…

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Minimalist in 10 Weeks, Week 2 #Minimalist

Last Sunday I challenged myself to get on the road to minimalist with a minimalist in 10 weeks challenge.  I  made a list of places in my home to work on. My room: CLOTHING.  There is so much in there that I do not wear.  Why do I need it?  Do I really need 15 pairs of underwear?  I DID…

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simple

Required Reading to Start My Simple Year

I have been reading a lot.  Bools, blogs, etc…reading, absorbing, learning and changing the way I think and do things.  I’ve read a lot of great things. The book I am currently reading is The Simple Living Guide: A Sourcebook for Less Stressful, More Joyful Living.  I normally only buy books that I can read on my kindle (less clutter…

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Minimalist in 10 Weeks, Week 1 #Minimalist

I’m hardcore this time.  On a mission to become a minimalist.  A mission of getting this crap out of my dang house. I am a minimalist cusser these days.  Are you proud?  I used to have the most horrible potty mouth.  I cleaned it up. So I am going to break it down in to weekly tasks.  I get bored…

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