How to Prevent Clutter From Creeping Back In

Have you ever said “I’ve decluttered before, I can do that part. But how do I stop it from coming back?” I’ve been in that place myself. I remember as a kid grabbing up my mom’s copy of Clutter’s Last Stand and reading it through. I decluttered my toys and my room would be ok for,…

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Decluttering 2017 in 2017: Join the Challenge!

Each year, this blog hosts a decluttering challenge to get rid of the same number of items as the year. In 2017 everyone who joins the challenge will get rid of 2017 items from their homes. 24,440 people have signed up to do the challenge in years past and I’m so excited to see how many people…

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8 Ways To Create Instant Zen This Week

If you are in the midst of feeling overwhelmed with far too much going on in your life and too many cluttered surfaces, there are a few things that you can do to reduce that very quickly. No, it’s not going to take all the troubles away, but doing even one of these suggestions listed below…

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8 Habits To Keep Paper Clutter To A Minimum

Papers are easily one of the number one clutter issues in our lives. We are afraid to get rid of something, for fear of needing the information on it, or needing a copy of it. We feel shame for not filing utility bills and grocery receipts. Aren’t we supposed to compare our receipts to our…

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Take 15 Minutes To Cut The Overwhelm

When there is clutter is on every counter, dishes fill the sink, laundry on the couch and junk mail on the coffee table, the home is an overwhelming place to be. Often times when looking at this, we can see that there is a definite need to rid the home of clutter. And it’s true,…

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30 Days To A Clean & Organized Kitchen

  When I teach people to declutter their home, I always recommend they start in the kitchen. The kitchen is truly the heart of the home. We go there at least twice a day. And if you have kids, admit it, they’re in there all the time! In the fridge… In the food cabinet… Wanting…

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Eco-Friendly Ways To Declutter Your Home

I was visiting with a friend recently and she has been working diligently to declutter her home. For many years the the idea of more stuff being trucked into our landfills, has kept the clutter in her basement and garage. Recently she discovered multiple places that will take those items, recycle them and put them…

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