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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The Best Places to Declutter Before Christmas to Make the Holidays Easier

The best places to declutter before Christmas to make the holidays easier

As the holiday season approaches, it’s a great time to do some quick decluttering and simplifying in your home and your life. In today’s post, I’m sharing the best places to declutter before Christmas that will go the furthest to simplify your life. Including how to declutter those key areas quickly and efficiently to make the holiday season easier, less stressful and more enjoyable! Less stuff makes the holidays easier The holiday season is a time that’s busier for many of us. And while a lot of the busyness is fun stuff that we look forward to and enjoy, some […]

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How to Declutter Craft Supplies to Find More Creativity!

How to declutter craft supplies to find more creativity!

If you’re a creative person, it might feel hard to declutter your craft supplies. But in today’s post, I’ll share a simple, step by step guide to help you declutter craft supplies and find more time, space and energy to get creative! Simplifying and decluttering craft supplies doesn’t mean getting rid of everything or that you can’t have or explore any creative hobbies. Instead, it’s about getting rid of the things you don’t use, need or enjoy. All so you have can more time and space to do the crafts you love. It’s hard to declutter craft supplies Despite being […]

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How to Downsize Your Wardrobe & Declutter Clothes

How to downsize your wardrobe & declutter clothes

Today’s post is all about how to downsize your wardrobe and declutter clothes. If you’re feeling nervous, overwhelmed or just don’t know where to start when it comes to decluttering your clothes and simplifying your wardrobe, you’re in the right place! This simple, step by step guide will show you how to downsize your wardrobe and declutter your clothes. Including plenty of tips to make the process easier and more efficient. Follow the steps in this post to get rid of the clutter in your closet, and create a simplified, clutter-free wardrobe you look and feel great in. Benefits of […]

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Minimalist Lifestyle Tips: 11 Simple Ways to Explore Minimalism

Minimalist Lifestyle Tips: 11 simple ways to explore minimalism

Minimalism sometimes gets a bad reputation as being cold, stark or too extreme. But minimalism as a lifestyle doesn’t have to be any of those things! In today’s post, I’m sharing 11 simple minimalist lifestyle tips to help you explore minimalism and start creating a version of a minimalist lifestyle that feels right for you! These minimalist lifestyle tips give you some suggestions of ways to begin exploring minimalism. They let you ease into a minimalist lifestyle by trying out a few ways to simplify your home and your life. This post contains affiliate links. Click here for our full […]

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Declutter Your Home: What to Do with the Stuff You’re Decluttering

Declutter Your Home - what to do with the stuff you're decluttering

Often when you’re decluttering your home, you spend a lot of time and energy thinking about what to keep and what to get rid of. But don’t always think about what you’re going to do with the stuff you’re getting rid of until you’re faced with a big pile of stuff you’re decluttering, and no idea what to do with it! In fact, dealing with the stuff you’re decluttering can be one of the biggest roadblocks to achieving your decluttering goals. If you don’t have a plan for what you’ll do with the stuff you’re getting rid of, it can […]

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How to Declutter When You Have No Time to Declutter!

How to declutter when you have no time to declutter!

One of the biggest struggles for many people trying to declutter is simply having no time to declutter! In today’s post, I’m sharing 8 tips to help you figure out how to declutter and simplify your home, even when you feel like you have absolutely no time to declutter. Does decluttering feel like one more thing on your never-ending to-do list? Does this sound like you? You feel completely overwhelmed just trying to keep up with everything you need to do on a daily basis. Between meals to cook, chores to do, work, extracurricular activities, time for friends and family, […]

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What is Minimalism? Plus 8 Things it’s NOT

What is Minimalism? Plus 8 Things it's NOT

Minimalism is a concept that has been gaining popularity lately. And for good reason! There are many benefits of living with less. But there are a lot of misconceptions and misunderstandings about what a minimalist lifestyle is exactly, and what it’s not. In today’s post, I want to address what is minimalism, plus 8 things a simple minimalist lifestyle is not as well. Minimalism is one of those concepts, much like simple living where it can mean different things to different people. And that’s ok. Minimalism is something that should be personal and unique to the person living it. There is […]

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Decluttering Rules: 15 things NOT to do when decluttering

Decluttering Rules: 15 things NOT to do when decluttering

I definitely don’t believe there are any hard and fast decluttering rules that are guaranteed to work for everybody, all the time. But I do believe there are some things you can do, or avoid doing, to make the whole process of decluttering your home easier and less painful. In today’s post, I’m sharing 15 “decluttering rules” or guidelines I’ve found helpful to follow while decluttering our home. Following these decluttering rules can help you declutter faster, easier and more effectively. Breaking these decluttering rules often makes decluttering harder, take longer and be more frustrating. Use these decluttering rules to […]

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Simplify Your Life: Why You Need to Declutter Your Hidden Clutter Spots

Simplify Your Life: why you need to declutter your hidden clutter spots

When you’re working to declutter your home and simplify your life, it’s important to tackle both the visible clutter you see every day, as well as the clutter that’s hidden from sight. Sometimes it’s easy to shove “stuff” away in a closet, a cupboard, a room, etc., close the door and forget about it. And just try to pretend it’s not there anymore! But the saying “out of sight, out of mind” doesn’t really apply to clutter and the “stuff” that fills your home. Even if you can’t see it, it’s still there negatively affecting your life. Do you have […]

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