For the past few years, I've been intrigued by people who pare down all of their belongings and drastically downsize to tiny living. If you've never heard of the tiny house movement, where have you been? Go google some pictures or take a look at Pinterest. It's amazing the ideas people have on how to… Continue reading Tiny Living: Could You Do it?
Well, friends, it's a new year and I have several blog post ideas from last year that never came to fruition. They are still sitting in my draft box. My goal has always been to come out with 1 or 2 blog posts per month, but that hasn't happened for several reasons. One thing I've been struggling… Continue reading Confession: I Almost Quit This Blog
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 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
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
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
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
I have not been posting much lately, and here's my excuse...
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
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