10 Questions to Help You Declutter
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10 Questions to Help You Declutter

One aspect of having a simple home is to keep it free from clutter. While there are varying degrees of this and not everyone chooses to live a minimalist lifestyle, there's no way to get around the need to declutter regularly as part of your simplifying goal. Here are 10 questions to ask yourself as…

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Tech Tools to Help You Declutter, Clean & Organize

The following post is from Lauren Rothlisberger of Get Me Geeky: We kicked off spring break last Friday, and I kicked into spring cleaning mode first thing Saturday morning. When the weekend was done, I had 7 large bags to donate to Goodwill. What does that tell me? It tells me things have gotten way out…

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5 Ways to Choose Less and Simplify More

The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: "As the number of choices grows further, the negatives escalate until we become overloaded. At this point, choice no longer liberates, but debilitates. It might even be said to tyrannize." ~Barrry Schwartz, The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less The worst thing about living…

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Use It or Lose It: The Case for Giving, Donating or Selling Instead of Storing

The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: The phrase "Use It Or Lose It" came to mind recently as I organized our cloth diapering supplies. They had been boxed up for close to two years and after one wash the elastics in the legs and back fell apart. Admittedly, I was surprised.…

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What to Do with Old Technology

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: Today's consumer technology advancements means that many of us are on a constant upgrading treadmill, moving on to the latest and greatest mobile device/printer/laptop/desktop, etc. But what to do with your “old” technology? Here's a few tips to help you get the most use out of…

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3 Ways to Declutter Your Digital Life

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: Springtime has always been a symbolic of rebirth and new beginnings. Just as a physical spring cleaning can help you get focused and enthusiastic about the new start spring brings with it, so can a good digital decluttering. Here are three quick and easy tips to…

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De-clutter Before You Spring Clean

The following post is from Becky of Clean Mama: Ready to start spring cleaning?   Did you de-clutter first?  If you want your spring cleaning to be effective and worth the time and effort, put in a little time before you start the cleaning process to de-clutter.  Why?  It's like prepping for a painting project. You have…

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Breaking the Law of Gravity

The following post is from Becky of Clean Mama: Typically what goes up must come down, but the law of gravity doesn't always work when it comes to picking up and decluttering.  I've found that putting a couple organizing tricks in to play can help make it run a little more smoothly.  One of my favorites…

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Why I Gave Up Organizing…and You Should Too

The following guest post is from Dana White of A Slob Comes Clean: I always assumed that once I grew up, I'd be organized. In high school (as I used my full body weight to shove my locker closed), in college (as I searched through a sea of paper on my dorm-room desk), and in…

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Does Your Home Have "White Space"?

The following post is from Andrea of AndreaDekker.com: I'm a huge advocate of less stuff and regular purging. I almost always stop and think before bringing anything extra into our home (besides groceries) and often, I decide against bringing the items home -- even if they are free and even if we have the space…

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