How to Declutter Before the Holidays: 11 Awesome Ways to Simplify

How to declutter before the holidays: 11 awesome ways to simplify

The holiday season always seems to come with more: more food, more décor, more busyness, more shopping, more STUFF! But it doesn’t have to be that way. And it certainly doesn’t have to overwhelm you or leave you feeling stressed and burnt out. Today I’m sharing 11 awesome ways to simplify and declutter before the holidays. Together, let’s simplify now, so we can all celebrate (and enjoy!) the holiday season more! I’ve written before about how to plan for a simpler holiday season. You can read more about how to handle the influx of gifts when you’re working to declutter […]

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10 Awesome Books to Inspire a Simpler Life

10 awesome books to inspire a simpler life

Today I’m sharing my recommendation of 10 awesome books to inspire a simpler life. I’m including 5 of my favourite simplifying and minimalism books I’ve read and loved. As well as 5 books to inspire a simpler life on my reading list I can’t wait to dive into! One of my favourite places to find inspiration and motivation to declutter, simplify and embrace minimalism is books. When I first started decluttering, I devoured books, blogs, articles and anything else I could find on the subject. These resources helped me confirm the benefits of choosing less when I first began decluttering. And […]

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How to Survive (and enjoy!) the Holidays as a Highly Sensitive Person

How to survive - and enjoy! - the holidays as a Highly Sensitive Person

The holiday season can be a busy time of year for many of us. Between the activities, shopping, gatherings, cooking, decorating, hosting, visiting, travelling, etc. it can be a lot. This is especially true if you’re navigating the holidays a Highly Sensitive Person. Today I’m sharing some great ways to not only survive but even enjoy the holidays as a Highly Sensitive Person. These tips are great for anyone looking to simplify and find a slower pace during the holidays. Use these tips to say goodbye to the holiday hustle. If you want to create a holiday season filled with more […]

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Tiny Living: What It Is and Why People Love It

Tiny Living: What it is and why people love it

Tiny living is a concept that’s been gaining popularity in the last few years. I find it fascinating to see how people are able to create big lives in small spaces. Choosing to live in a tiny home means living a minimalist life becomes a necessity. Because space and storage space are at a premium, everything you choose to keep must work hard for you to earn its place in your home. Bigger homes can sometimes be a hindrance to our decluttering and simplifying efforts. When you have space to keep things, it can be easy to hold on to […]

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Simple Christmas: Everything you Need to Simplify the Holidays

Simple Christmas: Everything you need to simplify the holidays

Today I’m sharing an awesome collection of posts to give you everything you’ll need to simplify the holidays. I’m gathering everything in one place to make it easy to create a simple Christmas this year. This collection of posts starts with big picture strategies you can use to keep your Christmas season as simple as possible. Then touches on how to avoid feeling overwhelmed by the influx of gifts during the holidays. And even gives you great gift ideas to give or suggest that won’t fill your house with clutter. I’ve gathered up all these posts in one place so […]

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Minimalist Kitchen Tour: Keeping it Simple in the Kitchen

Minimalist kitchen tour - keeping it simple in the kitchen (Simple Lionheart Life)

Today I’m sharing a tour of a hard-working, well-used space in our home – the kitchen! In this tour of our minimalist kitchen, I’ll share what simplifying, decluttering and minimalism looks like in real life for our family. I always love getting a peek into other people’s homes. And I especially love getting to see what minimalism and simplifying looks like in real life for other people. Not only do I get to snoop ? but I also find it so encouraging, interesting and inspiring to see how other people simplify and embrace minimalism. I’ve linked to some specific products […]

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13 Habits to Keep your Kitchen Organized and Clutter-free

13 Habits to keep your kitchen organized and clutter-free

Decluttering is an important part of simplifying your kitchen, your home and your life. If you have too much stuff, it’s impossible to keep your home or your kitchen organized and clutter-free. But decluttering isn’t the end. Once you’ve gotten rid of the clutter, you also need habits, systems and routines to maintain your clutter-free space. Today I’m sharing 13 simple habits to keep your kitchen organized and clutter-free now and in the future. Simplify your kitchen blog series! Be sure to check out the previous posts in my kitchen decluttering series linked below. Find great info to help you […]

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How to Declutter your Kitchen + 20 Things to Declutter Right Now!

How to Declutter your Kitchen + 20 things to declutter right now!

Last week I shared a post with 6 high-impact ways to begin simplifying your kitchen. Today, I’m sharing a practical guide all about how to declutter your kitchen as a whole. There’s even a list of 20 things to declutter right now to kickstart your decluttering progress! Kitchens are great places to declutter and simplify. Not only will a clutter-free, simplified kitchen save you considerable amounts of time, energy and stress. But it’s often easier to make more practical (and less emotional) decluttering decisions in the kitchen. Although we do have some sentimental or expensive items in our kitchens that […]

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6 High-Impact Ways to Start Simplifying your Kitchen

6 high-impact ways to start simplifying your kitchen

Simplifying your kitchen can have a very positive impact on your home and your life. Not only is the kitchen a well-used, hard-working space, but the kitchen is usually the heart of the home. It’s where we eat, cook, hang out and often gather with friends and family. Our kitchens work hard for us and most of us use the kitchen many times a day. Simplifying your kitchen can help make cooking, cleaning, eating, connecting and life in general easier! I’m sharing 6 high-impact ways you can simplify your kitchen to start experiencing the positive benefits today! Simplifying your kitchen […]

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Minimalism and Hygge: How to Get Cozy Without the Clutter

Minimalism and Hygge: how to get cozy without the clutter

Minimalism and Hygge are two concepts you’ve probably heard a lot about in the past few years. But when I first heard of the Danish concept of Hygge, I thought it didn’t fit with what I was trying to achieve by simplifying and decluttering my home. All I knew of Hygge was it was about creating cozy spaces filled with lots of candles, blankets, pillows and books. While creating coziness is certainly one aspect of Hygge, it’s not everything. I have learned minimalism and Hygge are not mutually exclusive in the least.  In fact, they both promote many of the […]

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