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Ways To Get Motivated To Declutter And Clean!

I feel like the hardest part about starting a project is to do just that, START.  I've had days where I've been more motivated than others, then I've also had days where I'd rather drink coffee in my pajamas and watch people clean or declutter their own houses on Youtube - it's called balance people! … Continue reading Ways To Get Motivated To Declutter And Clean!

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I Have Nothing To Wear.

How many times have we said or felt this way?  Probably at least 40 times a week if you were like me!  Here is a step by step guide to how you are going to konmari the heck out of your wardrobe and hopefully never say it again! Take everything out of your closet.  I… Continue reading I Have Nothing To Wear.

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8 Questions to Ask While Decluttering.

Have I used this item in the last six months? If I were shopping right now, would I buy this item? Is the only reason I am keeping this item because I don't want to waste money? Am I holding onto this item for sentimental or memory reasons? Does this item even fit in my… Continue reading 8 Questions to Ask While Decluttering.

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Trust the Process

When we're young, trust comes naturally. It has to - we rely on someone to feed us, keep us warm, make us happy, and make decisions for us. We get older, start becoming more self-reliant, and eventually really being able to trust anyone or anything can be difficult. But when it comes to making the… Continue reading Trust the Process

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Important Enough in her Heart to Earn a Place in her Home.

Last week I had the opportunity to help someone close to me start her tidying process. She and her husband own a cute bungalow with a finished basement. As we talked about her goals for the home, we decided to focus on a basement spare bedroom to start. She had intentions of making that room… Continue reading Important Enough in her Heart to Earn a Place in her Home.

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Collect moments not things

Following up from the previous post I thought I'd share some gift ideas that revolve around experiences instead of objects! For the last two winters my entire family has had a gift night every December.  We'd eat supper together, spend quality time together, and then end off the evening with gifts for each other.  Lately… Continue reading Collect moments not things

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What holds us back?

We've all been there... We feel like we're finally getting somewhere in our system of tidying, organizing, or simplifying. Sometimes gradually, sometimes all at once, our "stuff" grows back and we are back to feeling like we are drowning. So many people I know have an honest desire to live with less, yet they find it so difficult! I feel… Continue reading What holds us back?

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To KonMari or Not…?

       I was first introduced to the book "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up" by my sister.  Honestly, at first I didn't read it. After all, I was only 24 years old, had no children, and lived in a small apartment... I didn't need it. HA! Oh how wrong I was!      … Continue reading To KonMari or Not…?