Paring down the closet. Does the thought give you chills? I have heard from so many people (and experienced myself) how overwhelming the thought of decluttering your closet can be. Why is that? Our closet holds a lot of emotions. When I decluttered my closet, a lot of guilt came up over buying things I… Read More How to Declutter your Closet for Good (+ Save Money and Reduce Waste)
When the urge to declutter hits, it is hard to ignore that motivational pull. For me, it usually comes during the transitional seasons (fall and spring), or when my anxiety is amped up and I need to fee a sense of control. Thanks, anxiety. Whatever the reasons, I get the urge, nay, craving, to declutter… Read More 45+ Decluttering Resources for Getting Rid of Physical, Mental, and Other Types of Clutter!
Does Netflx’s Marie Kondo show got you decluttering like crazy? Or, maybe you’re part of my 8-week decluttering challenge and feeling motivated by the group. Or, maybe you’re just inspired by the new year to start fresh and get rid of clutter. As a decluttering fan myself, I’ve definitely been indulging in the show. One… Read More The Eco-Friendly Magic of Tidying Up (a guide to responsibly getting rid of almost anything)
Sentimental items. They bring back so many good memories, right? Ah yes, joy. But also guilt, anxiety, and stress. I am a sentimental person who didn’t like to throw anything away. My grandma would always tell this story of when I was younger and she was helping me clean my room. Before she could throw… Read More 5 Guilt Free Ways to Get Rid of Sentimental Clutter
I am very excited to share a post that I submitted to Becoming UnBusy, a site I found earlier this year and have been in love with ever since. They post about simple living, minimalism, decluttering, ways to live a happy life, and more! Their motto is ‘Ditch Stuff, Live Life’. If you are unfamiliar with… Read More 5 Minimalist Mindsets for Living a Happy Clutter-Free Life – Becoming UnBusy Guest Post
One thing I hear a lot when talking with people about zero waste is: “I don’t have the time to start doing all these things”. And while I don’t blame anyone for thinking/saying that, I want to push back a little bit. It really doesn’t take that much extra time to implement many waste-reducing efforts.… Read More 12 Zero Waste Resources you can Implement in 5 Minutes or Less + 2 FREE Printables!
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Decluttering our way towards minimalism is a three-part series where I talk about, well, our family’s journey decluttering and moving towards minimalism. In part one, I talked about said journey, listed the questions we ask to help aid us in getting rid of items as well as simply determining if this is the right journey… Read More Decluttering our way Towards Minimalism – Part 2 – Decluttering Tips & Tricks
About a year ago I had had enough. I don’t remember if there was a specific catalyst that brought on the desire to change, or if smaller moments had been building up over time. What I do remember is moving into our 1400 sq ft house (from our 600 sq ft condo) when I was… Read More Decluttering our way Towards Minimalism – Part 1 – Is Decluttering/Minimalism Right for You?