Decluttering & Minimalism

From the core concepts of minimalism, to practical advice about decluttering. Organization for the family home including sorting kids toys and closets.

How to Zen Up Your Home

Zen-Up Your Home with These 5 Steps

Busy life and too many chores can easily lead to chaos in your home with shoes, clothes and children toys everywhere. While decluttering will free up space, there are other things you can do...
How to Declutter & Organize Your Playroom

How to Declutter & Organize Your Playroom

How’s your playroom looking since Christmas threw up on it? With the Twins birthday in November, by January we’re busting at the seams with mess and I’m ready for some serious decluttering. While I’d...
how to focus your closet design like a professional designer

How to Focus Your Closet Design like a Professional

Thank you California Closets for sponsoring this post. Your closet is a hard-working corner of your home. But a jumble of racking and an overfilled rail will not spark joy first thing in the morning....
Why the junk drawer is my decluttering nemesis

Why the Junk Drawer Is My Decluttering Nemesis

A journey towards minimalism is inevitably going to have setbacks, but the kitchen junk drawer is my decluttering nemesis. Every time I clear it, it comes back to haunt me… the wondrous crevice I...
5 Simple Ways to Motivate Your Minimalism

5 Simple Ways to Motivate Your Minimalism

Last year I began an awesome decluttering journey in a slow move towards minimalism. I have a family to consider so going extreme overnight wasn’t possible. The winter, however, has been difficult for motivation, and...
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Recovering from the Inevitable Holiday Clutter

Happy New Year! I, like many, have woken up this morning with a fresh wave of optimism and energy for the year ahead. The Christmas decorations are down, the excitement of the holidays is...
three stages of minimalism

Three Stages of Minimalism

It’s been a while since the last update on my minimalist journey, so I thought I’d share what’s been happening in the decluttering department. I’ve come to realize there are three stages of minimalism,...
tips to declutter and organize

Tips to Declutter and Organize: My Minimalist Progress

My mission for a simpler life continues, and I’ve been looking to the experts for more tips to declutter and organize my home and day to day life. I’ve worked incredibly hard over the...
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The Need for Minimalism: Confession of a Hoarding Mom

I’m keeping it short and sweet today because I’m on a mission… in a couple weeks I have a bunch of friends and family coming to stay, and I’ve just realized the house needs...
meal plan

The Meal Plan Mind Map: Cut Down on Waste

Spurred on by Suchitra of ‘MomLife‘ and her quest to break the seal on planning weekly meals, I have been brainstorming ways of shortening my shopping list. I’m a big fan of the list...
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