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 clutter on their counters: 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,…

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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: My kids finished school last Tuesday and with that comes the long days of summer ahead. I've seen many summer activity lists and suggestions floating around the internet over the last month.  What I haven't seen on any of those lists however is an…

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10 Reasons Minimalism May Be Right For You

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: Minimalism as a lifestyle is a movement that seeks to pare down possessions to only the essential. Because life can be lived richer and fuller when unnecessary possessions have been removed, it is a growing trend that includes more than just young, single, 20-somethings. Many families…

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Organization's Three Most Important Questions

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: 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. By removing the clutter and nonessentials from our home and lives, we have found extra time,…

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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 making the decision to let go of something that you've been holding onto for some reason or another. Earlier this year, I shared 10 questions that you can ask yourself to help you declutter, and today I'm…

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Decorating to Declutter: 4 Steps to Getting Started

Buying new furniture for you entire home is obviously not feasible for most people, especially in today's economic environment. However, there are a few things to keep in mind if you are looking for new furniture as you redecorate and declutter your home. 1. Think about functionality before you fall in love with a specific…

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