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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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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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The “Konmari” Method: What Didn’t Work For Me

Hello again! I hope your 4th was as much fun as ours. We had burgers at my in-laws and a less traditional 4th of July dinner at home with steak and chimichurri sauce tacos. Yum! I have to admit, I did not enjoy the fireworks this year. Jordan and I spent most of the evening… Continue reading The “Konmari” Method: What Didn’t Work For Me

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Tidying in 3 Steps: Step 3: Maintain

  Hi again! It's been a busy week for me and I'm glad the weekend is finally here. Not to mention, we finally have our new couch that we bought over a month ago! This is our first big piece of furniture we bought brand new, which means I'll be obsessing over keeping it in… Continue reading Tidying in 3 Steps: Step 3: Maintain

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Tidying in 3 Steps: Step 1: Purge and Clean

When it comes to tidying and decluttering your home, there are really only 3 concrete steps. Yes, only 3. I promised you I would keep it simple, and I will. Here goes: Purge and clean Organize Maintain This first step is KEY! You cannot skip the purging stage. Neither should you skip the cleaning. But… Continue reading Tidying in 3 Steps: Step 1: Purge and Clean