Calm Home: 13 Ways to Create a More Peaceful Home

Calm Home: 13 Ways to Create a More Peaceful Home

As you’re decluttering and simplifying, one of your goals may be to create a calmer, more peaceful home. A calm home where you can rest, relax and recharge. Instead of a home that leaves you feeling overwhelmed, stressed and exhausted. A calming, peaceful home sounds pretty good. But how do you actually create a calmer home? Especially if your home feels anything but calming right now? It will take some time and effort to transform your home into a more peaceful, calm home. But there are things you can start doing right now to transform your home into your own […]

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What Does it Mean to Simplify Your Life?

What Does it Mean to Simplify Your Life?

Today’s post is all about unpacking the specifics of what it means to simplify your life. You’ve probably heard words like decluttering, simplifying, simple living, etc. tossed around plenty of times. But maybe you’re wondering, what does it actually mean to simplify your life? One of the reasons a term like “simplify your life” can be a bit ambiguous, is because it can mean different things to different people. Maybe you consider decluttering your home simplifying your life. But someone else might think simplifying your life is more about being intentional with how you spend your time. And here’s the […]

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11 Easy Ways to Reduce Clutter for Good!

Post title graphic: 11 Easy Ways to Reduce Clutter for Good! [vase of flowered branches sitting on white window sill]

Decluttering and simplifying your home and your life sometimes involve big decluttering projects. But there are ways to work on clearing the clutter from your home with smaller projects and actions too. And sometimes these smaller tasks to reduce clutter can end up making the biggest difference in simplifying your home and your life. In today’s post, you’ll learn 11 simple decluttering habits, tasks and projects you can do to help simplify your life and reduce clutter in your home. Easy ways to reduce clutter for good These habits, tasks and projects to reduce clutter are in no particular order. […]

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How to Take Care of Your Clothes & Help Your Simplified Wardrobe Last Longer

(sleeve and front of a teal knit sweater on a white background) Title graphic: How to Take Care of Your Clothes & Help Your Simplified Wardrobe Last Longer

Today’s post will share some simple tips to help you learn how to take care of your clothes and help them last longer. Specifically, to help you keep the clothes in your simplified or capsule wardrobe in good condition to last longer. But they are also good tips for anyone hoping to extend the life of their clothes. Regardless of how big or small their wardrobe is. Does a smaller wardrobe mean your clothes wear out faster? When I first simplified my wardrobe and created a capsule wardrobe, I was concerned that fewer clothes would mean more wear and tear […]

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How to Simplify Household Chores & Spend Less Time Cleaning

How to Simplify Household Chores & Spend Less Time Cleaning

Today’s post is all about how to simplify household chores. So you can spend less time cleaning, and more time living and enjoying your home! It can be frustrating when you feel like you spend more time cleaning, tidying up and taking care of your house and the stuff you own than you do enjoying it. Having a never-ending to-do list and feeling like you can never catch up on household chores is exhausting and defeating. Cleaning and taking care of your home and the stuff you own is something we all have to do. And while most of us […]

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Decluttering Tips: What to do about “just in case” clutter

Decluttering Tips: What to do about

Today’s post is all about how to handle “just in case” clutter. Those tricky items you find yourself hanging onto “just in case” you might use or need them someday. But in the meantime, are keeping you from fully decluttering your home and enjoying the benefits of simplifying! Does this sound familiar? If it does, you’re definitely not alone! Keeping stuff “just in case” you might need it someday, is one of the biggest obstacles many people face when decluttering their homes. “Just in case” clutter: focus on letting go, not holding on When you’re decluttering, the trouble is, if […]

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The Benefits of Decluttering: Why Less Can Be More!

The benefits of decluttering: why less can be more!

There are so many benefits of decluttering. From more time in your days and space in your home to getting better sleep at night! In today’s post, I’m sharing a huge list of the benefits you can experience by clearing the clutter from your home and your life. If you’re ever needing an extra boost of motivation to start decluttering or continue working to clear the clutter, you’ll find it here! These benefits of decluttering are available to anyone willing to put in the time and effort to clear the clutter and simplify their home and their life. I truly […]

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5 Incredible Benefits of Date Night at Home & How to Make it Happen!

5 Incredible Benefits of Date Night at Home & how to make it happen!

I’m excited to share a wonderful guest post today from the folks at Crated with Love. The post is all about how having a date night at home can be a great way to connect with your partner. And how to make those date nights at home happen! Not only are there plenty of ways to have a fun date night at home. But there are a lot of benefits of taking the time and making the effort to find ways to connect with your partner and have a date night. Even if you don’t leave the house! I hope […]

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Minimalist Living: It’s Not About Your Stuff

Minimalist Living: It's not about your stuff!

When I first started decluttering and simplifying our home, it was very much about our stuff. What we were keeping, what we were getting rid of, how much was enough, how much was too much, etc. But what I didn’t realize was that my journey into minimalist living would become about so much more than just our stuff. Simplifying went from an action I was taking to make life easier and became a lifestyle and a mindset that guides the way we live instead. Minimalist living usually starts with your “stuff” Many people’s journey towards minimalist living starts with a […]

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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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