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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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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How to Easily Simplify your Makeup & Beauty Routine

How to easily simplify your makeup & beauty routine

In last week’s post, I shared why I simplified my makeup collection and beauty routine. Including how it helps simplify my life, keep my bathroom clutter-free and gave you a look inside my minimalist makeup bag. Today I’m sharing an easy 5 step method you can use to simplify your makeup collection and beauty routine. Read on for my easy steps to take your makeup collection from overwhelming to simplified and organized! **This post contains affiliate links. Click here to read our full disclosure policy.** Why simplify your makeup and beauty routine? You can read more about the benefits of simplifying, […]

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How to Have a Simple Toy Rotation to Simplify Your Life

How to have a simple toy rotation to simplify your life

One of my saving graces while minimizing our kids’ toys has been setting up a simple toy rotation system. It’s well documented that kids do better with fewer toys. But sometimes you have great toys you don’t want to get rid of, but also don’t want out and available all at once. A simple toy rotation is a perfect way to keep fewer toys out at one time but still offer some variety in the toys for your kids. Why set up a toy rotation? If you find yourself with too many toys, even after you’ve gotten rid of any […]

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How to Start Decluttering: 3 Easy Ways to Take the Plunge

How to start decluttering: 3 easy ways to take the plunge

Decluttering and simplifying your life have many awesome benefits and can give you so much more time, space, freedom and peace. But it can be a lot of work in the beginning. If you’re ready to start decluttering your home but aren’t sure where or how to start, this post will help! Even if you’ve already started decluttering, but need a little extra motivation to finish the job, today’s post will help! Here are 3 easy ways to take the plunge and start decluttering and simplifying your home and your life! Remember: progress is progress If decluttering your home feels completely […]

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5 Common Decluttering Mistakes – and How to Avoid Them

5 common decluttering mistakes - and how to avoid them

Today I’m sharing 5 decluttering mistakes I’ve made over the years while decluttering, simplifying and embracing minimalism. These decluttering mistakes are common and easy to make. But that doesn’t mean you have to make them too! Take what I’ve learned and skip the decluttering mistakes so you can declutter more efficiently and effectively right from the start! When I first started decluttering our home, I was doing it on my own. I had no guide or program to follow. I just knew I was overwhelmed by the amount of stuff in our house and was looking for a better way. […]

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How to Simplify Your Life by Decluttering, Not Organizing

How to simplify your life by decluttering, not organizing

It’s easy to think organizing is the way to take your home from cluttered and chaotic to functional and clutter-free. But organizing alone will never solve your clutter problem. Today I’m sharing why decluttering, not organizing, is the best way to solve your clutter problem for good. And how focusing on decluttering first can make it simple to get and stay organized! Always focus on decluttering, not organizing, first Organizing and decluttering each serve a purpose in helping simplify your life. The key is the order you do them in. Organizing without decluttering first will simply move the clutter around. […]

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Spring into Simple Decluttering Challenge

Spring into Simple - a free 14-day decluttering challenge

I’m excited to share my brand new FREE Spring into Simple Decluttering Challenge with you today! Spring is a great time to bring a breath of fresh air into our homes. I love opening the windows on the first warm spring days and letting the fresh breeze in. But my favourite way to add a breath of fresh air into my home is to clear out the clutter! Give yourself a fresh start this spring! Spring is all about fresh starts and new beginnings. Spring often gives us the itch to do some spring cleaning. We want to get rid […]

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What To Do With Clothes You No Longer Need or Love

What to do with clothes you no longer need or love

Guest post by Elysha Lenkin A new year feels like a fresh start, a blank slate, a time to refresh and start anew. With the start of a new year, many of us feel the urge to purge. To clear the clutter from our spaces and add some breathing room to our homes. When decluttering, sometimes a big challenge is figuring out what to do with the stuff you’re getting rid of! Today I’m excited to introduce a guest post from Elysha, a holistic stylist, who helps her clients live their best lives and look great while doing so! Elysha […]

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