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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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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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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How to Have a Simpler Christmas: 9 Ways to Keep Christmas Simple

How to have a simpler Christmas: 9 ways to keep Christmas simple

There’s no question that the holiday season can be a busy time of year. And sometimes all the extra stuff you feel you need to do, buy, show up for, etc. can make the holidays feel stressful, overwhelming or exhausting. But there are things you can do to have a simpler Christmas and make the holiday season less stressful and overwhelming. In today’s post, I’m sharing 9 things you can do to have a simpler Christmas. The holiday season doesn’t mean you have to end up broke, exhausted, stressed and waiting for it all to be over. Instead, making a […]

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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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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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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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The Negative Effects of Clutter: 12 ways your stuff is stealing from you!

The Negative Effects of Clutter: 12 ways your stuff is stealing from you!

The things we own aren’t passive. Our stuff actively takes from us, all the time. In this post, I’m sharing more about the negative effects of clutter. Discussing the common ways your stuff is actually stealing from you. All to inspire and motivate you to clear the clutter and regain control over your life! Most people feel attached to the things they own. You spent your money on them, you’re emotionally attached to your things, you use “stuff” to express who you are to the world, etc. Because we feel attached to the things we own, decluttering and letting go […]

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