The following post is from Lauren Rothlisberger of Get Me Geeky: We kicked off spring break last Friday, and I kicked into spring cleaning mode first thing Saturday morning. When the weekend was done, I had 7 large bags to donate to Goodwill. What does that tell me? It tells me things have gotten way out […]
The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: “As the number of choices grows further, the negatives escalate until we become overloaded. At this point, choice no longer liberates, but debilitates. It might even be said to tyrannize.” ~Barrry Schwartz, The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less The worst thing about living […]
The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: The phrase “Use It Or Lose It” came to mind recently as I organized our cloth diapering supplies. They had been boxed up for close to two years and after one wash the elastics in the legs and back fell apart. Admittedly, I was surprised. […]
The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: Today’s consumer technology advancements means that many of us are on a constant upgrading treadmill, moving on to the latest and greatest mobile device/printer/laptop/desktop, etc. But what to do with your “old” technology?
The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: Springtime has always been a symbolic of rebirth and new beginnings. Just as a physical spring cleaning can help you get focused and enthusiastic about the new start spring brings with it, so can a good digital decluttering.
The following post is from Becky of Clean Mama: Ready to start spring cleaning? Did you de-clutter first? If you want your spring cleaning to be effective and worth the time and effort, put in a little time before you start the cleaning process to de-clutter. Why? It’s like prepping for a painting project. You have […]
One aspect of having a simple home is to keep it free from clutter. While there are varying degrees of this and not everyone chooses to live a minimalist lifestyle, there’s no way to get around the need to declutter regularly as part of your simplifying goal.
The following guest post is from Dana White of A Slob Comes Clean: I always assumed that once I grew up, I’d be organized. In high school (as I used my full body weight to shove my locker closed), in college (as I searched through a sea of paper on my dorm-room desk), and in […]
The following post is from Becky of Organizing Made Fun: Clutter is a seven letter word in our home. It’s one of the things I work hard to eliminate. Here are a few things that I’ve done to help keep my clutter from taking over. 1. I have a strict “one in one out” rule. […]
The Simplify for Fall Challenge starts in just 10 days…are you game?! Join me as I tackle my entire home in six days to get control of our trouble spots, declutter and organize. Not only will I be live blogging my progress each day, but I’ll also be sharing my progress on Pinterest and Instagram, and […]