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Thanksgiving and Black Friday Hype

Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. In my family, it's usually when everybody comes together, and I just think it's a load of fun! I love the reminder of giving thanks for the blessings we have and celebrating the simpler things in life. Also, who doesn't love an excuse to eat a… Continue reading Thanksgiving and Black Friday Hype

Decluttering, minimalism, simplify, Uncategorized

Why Letting Go of Clutter is So Hard

Decluttering is not always easy. There are many items we hold onto for years that are hard to part with. These items are often connected to memories, unfinished projects, or are kept out of a sense of duty. Old wedding dresses, papers, unused gifts, broken objects you meant to fix, mementos of the past. The… Continue reading Why Letting Go of Clutter is So Hard

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“Good Enough” Tidying

I confess, even as a tidying addict who tries to stay on top of clutter, if you were to take a really close look at my house, you'd probably say it isn't really all that tidy most of the time. I don't religiously wash my windows, scrub out the tub, dust all of my furniture,… Continue reading “Good Enough” Tidying

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How to Organize Your Linen Closet

Sorry my posts are a little sporadic. I'm trying to find my groove while adjusting to pregnancy exhaustion and an active toddler. A while back, a friend requested that I write a blog post on how to organize a linen closet. Well, we don't have too many linens in the first place, and they are currently… Continue reading How to Organize Your Linen Closet

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What Do I Really Need for Baby?

Well, I'm pregnant again! With Aiden only just having turned 1 in July, lots of people are asking me if this pregnancy was planned. So nosey. I get it though. To have kids this close together has to be an accident right? Well, actually no. I wanted another baby. I have had people tell me… Continue reading What Do I Really Need for Baby?

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10 Habits for a Tidy Home

Having a tidy home has a lot to do with developing small habits.  Once something becomes a habit, it's second nature. It's no longer a big deal. It takes a little bit of time to do these things, but it's a small price to pay. It takes a lot longer to clean your home when… Continue reading 10 Habits for a Tidy Home

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How to Declutter Your Schedule

Decluttering isn't limited to the items you may find in your house. Sometimes it's our hectic schedules that need to be reevaluated and pared down. It's no fun "running around like a chicken with its legs cut off". That's my sweet friend Christie's version of the saying. I can't remember where she adopted it from,… Continue reading How to Declutter Your Schedule

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Minimal Makeup

As a mom, I find that sometimes the "clutter" that really gets to me is not just physical messes all over the house, but a hectic and scattered schedule. I think that when we are seeking to declutter, we should really reach beyond our environment and into every aspect of our lives. This week, I've… Continue reading Minimal Makeup

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What to Do With Paper Clutter

Paper clutter is my nightmare. It's the only thing I don't enjoy organizing and sorting through, but it's so important to know where important documents are in your home. My husband and I have a small file box where we keep all of our important documents. We've only been married for 4 years, so we… Continue reading What to Do With Paper Clutter