Simplifying for Fall: Family Room and Entry Way {Day 7}

Today’s a bonus day for the Simplify for Fall Challenge — since I originally left these rooms off my list! — and we’re tackling the family room and entryway! Our family room is fairly small and doesn’t have a lot of storage, so it’s an easy room for me to clean and organize — although […]

Simplifying for Fall: Routines and Schedules {Day 6}

Today’s Day 6 of the Simplify for Fall Challenge, and we’re tackling routines and schedules for the fall! By the way, I completely left the family/living room and entryway off my schedule, so we’ll be hitting those areas on Monday! Fall typically represents a slower schedule for our family — compared to the busyness of […]

Simplifying for Fall: Paper Clutter and Budgets {Day 5}

Today’s Day 5 of the Simplify for Fall Challenge, and we’re tackling paper clutter and budgets! We have a busy day today, and I won’t be home. Thankfully, I’m ahead on today’s challenge (woohoo, for once this week!), but I’m still sharing tips and further reading to help you work through these areas: File Systems […]

Simplifying for Fall: Bedrooms and Bathrooms {Day 4}

Today’s Day 4 of the Simplify for Fall Challenge, and we’re tackling the bedrooms and bathrooms! Let’s start with a confession: I think I overestimated my ability to get things done this week. Not only am I coming off the high-stress week with last week’s ebook launch, but I still have some work to do, […]

Simplifying for Fall: Toys and School Supplies {Day 3}

Today’s Day 3 of the Simplify for Fall Challenge, and we’re tackling toys and school supplies! Today is a fairly light day for me, so I’ll mostly be playing catch up on the things I didn’t finish yesterday and Monday. It’s not because our toys are never an issue but because I couldn’t handle the […]

Simplifying for Fall: Kitchen and Meal Plan {Day 2}

Today’s Day 2 of the Simplify for Fall Challenge, and we’re tackling the kitchen and meal plan! Here’s my plan: Kitchen My kitchen is not especially cluttered. I tend to declutter it often and somewhat ruthlessly, so the drawers and cabinets aren’t overflowing or anything. That said, I have realized that having “extras” of certain […]

Reminder: The Simplify for Fall Challenge Starts on 8/19!

The┬áSimplify 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 […]

Announcing the Simplify for Fall Challenge {8/20-8/25}

Have you ever read Joshua at Becoming Minimalist’s story? He tells of a weekend he spent cleaning out his garage and how he was simply fed up with the amount of time he spent managing his stuff. I’ve been feeling a lot like that this summer (not just about stuff, but about our family’s routines […]