Category Archives: Declutter your space

5 Toys to Declutter Today

Toy clutter can be one of the biggest sources of frustration in a home with children. I know it totally is for me! After the first couple of holidays and birthdays for my son it seemed like our toy collection got out of hand quickly. We had cars, trains, legos, balls, you name it, we probably had it. On top of all that we still had the baby toys out that he clearly just dumped out of the toy bucket to get to … Continue Reading »

Before and After: Decluttering Media Collection

When I first started learning about simple living and decluttering my home I loved to read stories from people who were at the same place as me. It made me feel more confident that I could do this too. I would often pore over the archives of more established bloggers to read about the start of their journey. These stories resonated with me during the early stages of my own simplicity journey. I want to share some of my own before and after … Continue Reading »

Strategies to simplify your email inbox

Emails fill our inbox to the brim every day. In a report from The Radicati Group, the number of emails sent and received in 2015 was 122 emails per person per day.  And it was estimated to steadily increase year over year. Just yesterday I received about 60 emails and 40 of those were subscriptions I had signed up for. What the what?? Do I really have time to read all of those emails? Definitely not! Do I really WANT to read all … Continue Reading »

8 Steps to Clear the Clutter + Free Checklist

When I first started to declutter our home I would get distracted easily, I would jump around from room to room, and at the end of the day I didn’t feel like I had accomplished very much. What I was missing was a game plan, a checklist, or some kind of method for decluttering.  In general, decluttering your home is not an easy task. Whether you are tackling your wardrobe, your living room or a single drawer in your kitchen, decluttering takes time, … Continue Reading »