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You Can’t Organize Clutter

We were recently asked if there is a difference between organizing and decluttering. Our answer is yes! Organizing is often mistaken for decluttering. In fact, organizing and clutter clearing are two very distinct practices. To achieve a clutter-free home there are three phases: 1. Clearing Clutter: deciding what to keep and what to let go […]

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Clutter-free Parenting is Available Today!

We are so excited to announce that our new book, Clutter-free Parenting Making Space for the Magic of Childhood and Joy of Parenthood, is available for pre-order today! This book has been a true labor of love and we are so excited to share it with you. Imagine living a clutter-free life. Imagine creating a […]

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Tips for Clearing Clutter After the Holidays

  The beginning of the New Year is a wonderful time to clear clutter. Chances are your home has been filled with extra things–people, food, decorations and gifts! Now is the time to clear away the excess and make space for a new beginning and all the good you desire in 2019. Here are a […]

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Always Overestimate the Power of Gratitude

  If there were only two practices to adopt to create a conscious home for a life you love they would be to live with what you love and be grateful. Love your home and everything in it and then be grateful for all of it… As we go about creating our ideal homes always […]

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Clutter Clearing Your Closet

For many of us, clearing the clutter in our closets is a daunting task! In this video, Alison takes on one of the most common clutter areas, the clothes closet, and offers tips to not only get rid of the clutter, but keep it tidy and clutter-free! For more tips check out our blog Common Clutter […]

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Creating Your Own Healthy Cleaning Products

Next time you walk into a room that has recently been cleaned with conventional cleaning products notice how your body reacts. If you take a deep breath do you cough or sneeze? Does the room smell fresh or does it smell more like chemicals? Although for years we – like most people – associated that chemical […]

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Five Reasons to Tidy Up Before the Holiday

This post has been edited from the original which was published on December 15, 2016. We know how busy the weeks leading up to the holidays can be, but taking even a little time each day to clear clutter and tidy up your home will prove worthwhile. We find that tidying up before the holidays […]

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Our 2016 Gift Guide and Holiday Inspiration

  When giving a gift, we like to be sure our presents are earth-friendly, healthful, and won’t add to someone’s clutter. So in an effort not to burden people with more stuff, we lean towards gifts that are consumable, charitable, re-useable, experiential or inspirational. Here are a few of our favorites… Consumable: We love to make […]

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The Holiday Glow: Beautiful, Healthy Candles

In anticipation of the holidays, I decided to replenish my candle supply.  As often happens when I’m making purchases for my home, something that I think will take a couple clicks on Amazon and a few minutes turned into an hours-long project. Whenever I bring something new into my home, I always look to three […]

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How to Create a Visual Affirmation

In many of our blogs, including Designing Your Life and Feng Shui and Visual Affirmations, we talk about the power of visual affirmations. In this video, Laura shows you how to create one! What is a visual affirmation? It’s your clear intentions and heartfelt purpose expressed in a physical arrangement that anchors your dreams and goals in […]

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