20 Tips to Have a Successful Garage Sale

20 Tips to Have a Successful Garage Sale

Two weekends ago we hosted a garage sale, and it turned out to be a huge success. We earned more than $1000 and got rid of almost everything we had for sale! It was a lot of work to prepare for, host and clean up the garage sale. But I’m sharing the tips that made our sale successful to help make your garage sale a success too! Because if you’re going to put in the time and effort to host a garage sale, you want to make sure you earn enough and get rid of as much as you can […]

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Decluttering Questions: Questions to help you declutter more effectively

Decluttering Questions - questions to help you declutter more effectively

Decluttering your home is hard work, physically, mentally and emotionally. Some items are easy to decide what to do with. But it’s not always so clear. I’ve put together a list of decluttering questions to ask yourself if you’re struggling with decluttering, need to clarify for yourself if you should keep an item or get rid of it, or if you simply want to make your decluttering go deeper and be more effective. Sometimes it can help to have another person helping you declutter to ask the questions that can be hard to answer. Once you answer them, it becomes […]

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The Best Trick to Purge Your Closet + 6 Questions to Help You Purge

**Be sure to sign up at the bottom of this post to get your FREE printable guide with the best trick to purge your closet + 6 questions to help you purge your closet and create a wardrobe you love!** I have been working hard to reduce and remove the amount of excess stuff in our house in order to improve my life, especially as a mother. One of the big areas I’ve been working on is my own clothing. Throughout the process of purging my clothes, I have found the best trick to purge your closet. First, a little […]

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Tips to Declutter When You’re Short on Time: Small Actions that Add up to Big Results

Easy Tips to Declutter When You're Short on Time: Small actions that add up to big results

 **Be sure to sign up at the bottom of this post to get your FREE printable decluttering tip sheet. It is a handy list of tips to declutter, even when you are short on time!** Life can be busy. Sometimes you want to declutter your house and start living with less, but you are struggling to find the time. The good news is decluttering doesn’t have to be done in one big purging session. If that works for you, and you have the time, it can be a great way to see progress fast. But if you don’t have the […]

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Decluttering the Toys: 6 Ways to Encourage Kids to Minimize their Toys

Declutter the Toys - 6 Ways to Encourage Kids to Minimize Their Toys

My daughter, Emily, was five when I started really reducing the amount of stuff we had in our house. One area I really struggled with was decluttering the toys. Too many toys can be a big source of clutter and stress in many households. But most kids struggle with letting go of and decluttering the toys. Since Emily was old enough to understand what I was trying to do, I felt it was important to involve her in minimizing and decluttering the toys. My son, Gavin, was only two, and a bit too young to grasp the idea of decluttering […]

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7 Steps to Declutter your Home and Embrace Minimalism

7 Steps to Declutter Your Home and Embrace Minimalism

Before I began decluttering my home and embracing minimalism, I often felt frustrated with how much time and energy I was spending managing our stuff. I spent so much of my day picking up, cleaning, maintaining, organizing and dealing with STUFF. Finally I had enough and began to massively minimize our home and our lives. Embracing minimalism and decluttering has benefited my life in so many ways. It is so freeing to declutter and let go of the excess stuff we owned and only keep what we love and use regularly. If you are ready to start decluttering your home […]

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