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2019 in 2019 Decluttering Challenge

  Let this be the year you simplify and turn your home from a cluttered, overflowing space into a clean, organized and joyful oasis! Let this be the year you embrace minimalism (or at least a form of it) and devote the time you want to, to those things that are a real priority for you! Let this be the year you halt clutter in…

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From Clutter & Chaos to Freedom & Joy My mission is to help you transform your home into a peaceful space with airy closets, organized cupboards and sparkling clear countertops. My Journey I started my journey to minimalism in 2008, struggling with depression and horribly embarrassed by the messy state of our home. My goal for pursuing minimalism was to find contentment and joy in spending time…

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How minimalism helps in times of crisis

This is a guest post from Marie, a reader who wanted to share what motivated her to jump into minimalism. It’s in times of crisis when we realize how much minimalism really eases stress. Hi, I’m Marie and I am a recovering over-packer. Show of hands, anyone else? Packing used to be my nemesis. I would make…

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Tween Room Declutter – With Video Inspiration

  Getting kids to clean and declutter their own spaces can be a challenge, but it’s such an important life skill that we need to teach them! In the video above, my tween daughter decluttered her room and was willing to share how we work through it. Here are 6 tips to help you through the…

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Minimalism isn’t the Gospel

Please note: If any part of Christianity is offensive to you, feel free to skip this article. I also know that people will disagree with what I say, but please be respectful of each other in the comments. ❤️   I’ve been thinking about this for some time and finally have gotten fed up to the…

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You can find me on these YouTube channels!

    Nourishing Minimalism on YouTube! Basically the same thing as on the blog, but instead of you reading it, I tell you all the points with words that flash across the screen.     And I’ve teamed up with my crazy friend Gerald to bring you Good For You Cooking! Have fun and learn some amazing recipes…

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How to Clear the Clutter and Get Organized

  It seems like we shouldn’t need to ask how to do this, doesn’t it? But people are asking. I asked. I didn’t know how to clear the clutter and keep an organized home. And I thought something was wrong with me- aren’t I supposed to know it? No. Some people learned from their parents;…

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How to Keep a Clean House

  Keeping a clean house is a two-part task: Regular cleaning Eliminating the excess You can’t have one without the other, or you’ll find yourself exhausted, frustrated and overwhelmed. Regular cleaning is basic maintenance – do the dishes, wipe the counters, etc. The daily portion of regular house maintaining doesn’t need to be detailed or take…

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When it’s Time to Declutter Sentimental Items

    If you sort sentimental items first, you will be so emotionally exhausted after an hour of looking at items, smelling them and remembering things. At that point, you may not even have the energy to let anything go, and you really won’t have the energy to do any simplifying in the easy areas…

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What to do with "Just in Case" Items

How many times have you said those exact words as you declutter your home? “I should keep this just in case…” It’s hard to get rid of something if we think we can use it at some point. And there are many useful things in our home. Someone can use them, right?? Should we get…

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Christian Faith and Minimalism

. Update 5-14-2019: Like everything, I’ve grown and learned more since I first wrote this article. I don’t want to go back and edit or change it, because it gives a good example of what God has taught me and how He has changed me. But if you would like to read my most recent thoughts,…

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