Posts by Rachel Jones

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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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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How Tiny Living Benefits the Whole Family

The following is a guest post from Molli of the Tiny House Society. Have you heard about tiny living? It involves a simple, minimalist way of living in a house that’s usually no more than 500 square feet and built on wheels or a foundation. While a simple Google search will tell you everything you…

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4 Meaningful Ways to Simplify Your Life

What does it even mean to “simplify” your life? I remember as a kid my mom called things “dwaddle” that was a useless activity but took a considerable amount of time. For me, simplifying my life means cutting out all the dwaddle. It means: Getting rid of the pile of junk mail that I was moving every time…

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Inspiring Minimalist Family RV Tour

It is my pleasure to introduce you to Merissa, who has kindly offered to share some images of her home with us:   What square footage do you have and how many people live in your home? We have roughly 350 square feet and there are 5 of us in our family. We live full time in…

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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 longer…

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3 Tricks to Keeping the Counters Decluttered and Clean

Clutter-free and sparkling clean counters in the kitchen are so inviting. It means you can jump right into whatever project you have in mind, easily begin cooking a meal or feel free to invite your neighbor in to share a cup of coffee. Keeping the counters clear isn’t simply a once-and-done task, it’s three-fold: changing habits,…

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7 Steps to Creating a Minimalist Home

The appeal to minimalism is most often in the way it makes one’s home feel: open, spacious and free of clutter. Here are seven steps you can take to create a home that you love being in: 1. Get rid of most of your stuff. And when you feel like you’re done- go through it…

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3 Products to Declutter From Your Home Right Now

Note: This is a guest post from Morgan Statt. Morgan is a health & safety investigator who spends her time researching and writing on a variety of topics for ConsumerSafety.org Her focus is on product safety, public health issues, and trending consumer news. In her free time, she can be found discovering new music and planning her…

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Minimalism

What exactly is minimalism? Minimalism is intentionally getting rid of the excess in your life, so you can devote time and energy to the things that are truly important to you. It’s a lifestyle choice, but it’s not merely decluttering and limiting what you own, it’s looking very intently at what you have, what you need…

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