Preventing Clutter Creep: How to Stay Clutter-Free for Good!

Preventing Clutter Creep: how to stay clutter-free for good!

Today’s post is all about clutter creep. What it is and how to prevent it to keep your home clutter-free for good! What is clutter creep? Has this ever happened to you? You declutter and organize a space, let’s say your bathroom drawers. They look awesome, function beautifully and make you happy every time you open them. But over time things get added and find their way into the space. Maybe you buy a few new products to try. Or you start using a new tube of mascara but don’t throw out the old one. Or maybe one day you’re […]

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The Best Decluttering Books to Help You Simplify Your Life

The Best Decluttering Books to Help You Simplify Your Life

One of my favourite ways to get inspired, motivated and educated on any subject I want to learn more about is through books. Including decluttering, simplifying and minimalism! In today’s post, I’m sharing some of the best decluttering books I’ve read lately, along with some more books that are up next on my reading list. And I’m even sharing one bonus “book” I’m using to simplify my life daily! I’ve shared another round-up of some of my favourite decluttering and simplifying books here, so be sure to check that post out as well. All of these books offer unique, insightful […]

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What is Clutter? 13 Questions to Help You Identify Clutter

What is clutter? 13 questions to help you identify clutter

In today’s post, you’ll learn 13 questions to ask yourself to identify the clutter in your home. Sometimes clutter can be tricky, and not always obvious to spot. Use these questions to help you figure out what is clutter and what is worth keeping, so you can simplify your home and your life! Figuring out what is clutter Maybe you’ve been working on decluttering your home, but even after you’re done decluttering, still feel like your house has too much “stuff”. It feels like you got rid of a lot and all the clutter you could see, but you still […]

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How to Declutter Your Home When You’re Overwhelmed with Clutter

How to declutter your home when you're overwhelmed with clutter

One of the biggest roadblocks I hear about when it comes to decluttering is feeling completely overwhelmed with clutter. And also overwhelmed by the amount of time and work it’s going to take to get it under control. Maybe you get inspired to declutter and get organized. But then the extra time and effort needed to declutter start to feel like too much on top of everything else that needs to be done. You still need to go to work, cook meals, clean the house, take kids to school and activities, spend time with people you care about, do the […]

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Decluttering 101: How to Start Decluttering

Decluttering 101: How to Start Decluttering

If you’re ready to start simplifying your home and your life but aren’t sure exactly where to start, this post is for you. Think of it as “Decluttering 101”. A step by step guide to show you how to start decluttering and how to follow through and reach your clutter-free goals! Want to declutter but don’t know where to start? Deciding you want to clear the clutter and simplify your life is awesome. Maybe you’ve read a few articles about the benefits of decluttering and are excited to start experiencing them in your own life. But then you look around […]

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20 Easy Ways to Simplify your Home in 10 Minutes or Less!

20 easy ways to simplify your home in 10 minutes or less!

If you want to simplify your home, but don’t want to spend hours decluttering, today’s post is for you! I’m sharing 20 easy ways to declutter and simplify your home. These decluttering tasks are easy to fit into your day because they are all things you can do in 10 minutes or less. But doing little decluttering projects like these, consistently, will add up to big decluttering progress over time! This post contains affiliate links. Click here for our full disclosure policy. Simplify your home: slow and steady Sometimes life is busy and it feels like there’s no extra time […]

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The Most Popular Decluttering & Minimalism Blog Posts of the Year

The Most Popular Decluttering & Minimalism Blog Posts of the Year

Just for fun, I’ve rounded up the top 10 most popular decluttering, simplifying and minimalism blog posts from this year. I always enjoy taking some time at the end of the year to reflect on the past year. I like to look at the ways I’ve changed and grown, what goals I met and what goals are still left to work towards, what worked and what didn’t, etc.  And one of my favourite ways of reflecting on the blog is by seeing what posts resonated most with readers! It’s always interesting to see which posts readers enjoyed the most or […]

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How to Wear Black Jeans: 10 items, 10 outfits

How to Wear Black Jeans: 10 items, 10 outfits

A small, simplified wardrobe can still be versatile and give you plenty of outfit options. In today’s post, I’m sharing an example of how a small wardrobe can be worn in a variety of ways by showing you 10 examples of how to wear black jeans. And the best part is these 10 different outfits, ranging from casual to business casual, are all made using only 10 items, including clothing and shoes! If you want to learn how to make the most out of your wardrobe and see how a small wardrobe can still give you plenty of options – […]

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12 Reasons You Have Too Much Clutter & What to do About It!

12 reasons you have too much clutter (& what to do about it!)

Recognizing your home is filled with too much clutter is the first step towards simplifying your life. But in order to make lasting change decluttering and simplifying your home and your life, you need to figure out why you ended up with so much clutter in the first place. Simply so you can avoid ending up here again! In today’s post, I’m sharing 12 common reasons you have too much clutter in your house. And what you can do to clear the clutter and keep it from coming back! 12 reasons you have clutter & what to do about it! […]

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Life with Less: 5 Valuable Lessons from Simplifying

Life with Less: 5 valuable lessons from simplifying

I have been working to declutter and simplify my home and my life and embrace a minimalist lifestyle for well over 7 years. The longer I embrace a simpler life, the more I learn from simplifying and the power a life with less can have. In today’s post, I’m sharing 5 lessons I’ve learned from a life with less, and more about what simplifying and minimalism are teaching me. 1. Physical clutter = mental clutter One of the biggest lessons simplifying has taught me is that the physical clutter in your home translates into mental clutter quickly and easily. When […]

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