Downsizing Your Home, Downsizing Your Life

The following post is from Elvie of Elvie's Essentials: When situations turned and we had to move, I was faced with downsizing. We had to leave out 3-story home in the country for an apartment in the city. Then, a couple years later we had to downsize again to a single-floor home. After 10 years…

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Minimalism Our Way

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: In May 2008, my family of four decided to become minimalist. And since then, we have been on a journey to define what that means. We live in suburbia. We have two small children. We are active in our community. We love to entertain and show…

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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 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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Avoid Decluttering by Keeping the Clutter Out Altogether

Hi. My name is Mandi, and I am a habitual declutterer. Every few months, I begin to feel this uneasiness as closets and drawers naturally move from order toward disorder, and I begin my cycle of organizing and decluttering my home once again. Without fail, I'm always surprised by the size of my giveaway pile,…

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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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Put an End to Closet Chaos {Project 333}
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Put an End to Closet Chaos {Project 333}

The following guest post is from Courtney of Be More with Less and Project 333: If any of the following statements ring a bell, you may be suffering from closet chaos: Looking through your closet you think, “I have nothing to wear”. You bought the same shirt in 3 different colors. There is clothing in…

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Benefits of Purposeful Decluttering

This post was first published last year, but I've been thinking about the benefits of living without clutter lately -- and how to prevent clutter from accumulating in the first place, which we'll talk more about in a couple of weeks -- and I thought it was a good one to revisit! Decluttering means different…

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Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of Joshua Becker

Each week we run an interview as part of our “Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of…” series. The interviewees share how their past has shaped who they are today as well as who they hope to be in the future. If you’d like to participate, just send me an email at [email protected] and I’ll…

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15 Ways Technology Can Clear Your Clutter

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: Technology, whether you like it or not, is here to stay. Unfortunately, technology can be tough. It takes time and effort to understand. It can get expensive. We can spend as much time investing into technology as we actually save from using it. And the endless pursuit…

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Top 6 Clutter Excuses and How to Banish Them Forever

The following post is from Laura of I'm an Organizing Junkie: If there is one place that most people get stuck in the organizing process it's all the decisions that have to be made with regards to letting go of our stuff.  These decisions can often be overwhelming because of the scripts we are constantly…

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