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7 Reasons Your Kitchen Counters Are Cluttered

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: There's something very refreshing and life-giving about a clean, uncluttered kitchen counter. It sets tone and culture for the entire home. It communicates calm and order. It promotes opportunity and possibility (who enjoys cooking in a cluttered kitchen?). Not to mention, it saves time and promotes…

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A Helpful Guide to Owning Fewer Toys

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: Toys. Sometimes, they feel like they are everywhere. And with the holidays right around the corner, that feeling is likely going to be around awhile. Unless, of course, we do something about it. Just to be clear, although we have taken a number of steps to reduce the…

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7 Fun Ways to Start Decluttering

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: Source: LeansAs I have done more and more speaking on the topics of decluttering, simplicity, and living with less, I have begun to notice some recurring themes emerge. Interestingly, regardless of venue, people ask many of the same questions. They want to know about holiday clutter,…

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Read more about the article Organizing and Decluttering Children’s Toys: The Ultimate Guide
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Organizing and Decluttering Children’s Toys: The Ultimate Guide

In the wake of Christmas or "birthday month" in September (when three of our girls celebrate their birthdays in three weeks), I wonder if I'm ever going to get around to organizing and decluttering the toys and putting them away. They are showered with gifts from two aunts, three sets of grandparents, and several sets of…

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Read more about the article Maximizing Your Kitchen Space: Dealing with Counter Clutter
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Maximizing Your Kitchen Space: Dealing with Counter Clutter

In the comments left on kitchen organizing posts, one of the most frequent problems people share is dealing with counter clutter. My biggest kitchen challenge is having enough counter space, since the kitchen often serves and the first (and last) rest stop for many odd items (junk mail, missing toy/puzzle pieces/artwork from preschool, etc). I…

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A Great Summer Activity for Your Kids AND Your Home

The following post is from Laura of I'm an Organizing Junkie: A Great Summer Activity For Your Kids AND Your Home My kids finished school last Tuesday, and the long days of summer ahead have come. Over the last month, I've seen many summer activity lists and suggestions floating around the internet.  What I haven't…

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Read more about the article 10 Reasons Minimalism May Be Right For You
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10 Reasons Minimalism May Be Right For You

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: 10 Reasons Minimalism May Be Right For You Minimalism as a lifestyle is a movement that seeks to pare down possessions to only the essentials. Because life can be lived richer and fuller when unnecessary possessions have been removed, it is a growing trend that includes…

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Organization’s Three Most Important Questions

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: Organization's Three Most Important Questions Two and a half years ago, my wife and I (and two small children) decided to embrace a minimalist lifestyle. Since then, our lives have changed drastically for the better. We have found extra time, finances, and less stress by removing…

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Decluttering Questions Printable

The hardest part about decluttering for most people isn't the time or effort it takes. Instead, it's simply deciding to let go of something you've been holding onto for some reason or another. Therefore, I am sharing a secret to make decluttering easier - 10 questions to ask yourself when decluttering. Earlier this year, I…

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