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…

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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…

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Simplifying for Fall: Clothes and Laundry Room {Day 1}

Today's Day 1 of the Simplify for Fall Challenge, and we're tackling clothes and the laundry room! As I mentioned in the announcement post, I'll be live blogging my way through this series, adding pictures and notes as I go through the area of the day in my own home (I told you this challenge…

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The Touch-It-Once Rule {Family Boot Camp}

Last week I shared the first of our "Family Boot Camp" goals -- to clean out the car every day so that it stays clean. For the most part, this was simply a matter of deciding we were going to do it. Not that we do it perfectly, but as far as habits go, it…

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Give Me Five: Simple Organizing Projects to Do When You Have 5, 10, or 30 Minutes

The following post is from Becky of Clean Mama: Have you ever decided to tackle a large organizing project, take everything out, empty drawers, move furniture, and then something interrupts the process and you’re sidetracked and the stuff gets stuffed back into the room and the organizing ‘event’ passes. When we’re busy, finding time to organize…

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A Dozen {Not So Crafty} Ways to Use an Old Sheet

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: I don't know what I was thinking. I almost threw something totally useful away! My son's sheet got absolutely threadbare, as in, I didn't even understand what that word meant until I saw how well I could see through his sheet. I thought and thought about…

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Giving Up Juice Simplified Our Life
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Giving Up Juice Simplified Our Life

The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: It seems like such a small thing and such an innocuous item to have in your pantry, refrigerator or freezer. Juice. I grew up with juice. I drank orange juice and lemonade. My mother bought the frozen concentrate cans and mixed it up in pitchers.…

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5 Ways to Display Your Kids’ Artwork

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: I love to display the many works of art that my kids make, but I also want to keep my home clutter free and lovely.  I am not crazy about the whole fridge covered in papers and magnets.  So, I challenge myself to come up…

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What’s the One Thing Every Home Needs? White Space

The following  guest post is from  Brooke of Slow Your Home: As far as minimalism goes, I would consider myself on the fringes. One who, like Joshua Becker, embraces the idea of rational minimalism.One who loves the simplicity of living in an uncluttered home and the peace that brings. At the same time I want…

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Giveaway: Rowenta Cordless Bagless Stick Vacuum Cleaner

This giveaway is now closed! The winner is Linda G. ([email protected])! My husband has a slight obsession with floor cleaners, but he does all the sweeping, vacuuming and mopping, so I'm not complaining! Rowenta, a brand I hadn't heard of before, recently emailed to ask if I'd be interested in reviewing and giving away one…

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