Clutter Clearing & Organization

To Store or Not to Store?

In 2011, the self-storage industry in the US generated 22 billion dollars in revenue. And even though the average house is getting bigger, one in ten households now has a storage unit (an increase of over 65% over the past 15 years)*. Clearly storage is a popular choice, but is it really worth the money, […]

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Solutions for Your Children’s Clutter

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all of our children’s stuff—the outgrown clothes, artwork, schoolwork, sports equipment, musical instruments, toys, rocks, sticks, party favors and all the other things they get their hands on that eventually end up in our homes. Even when we as adults try to live simply, our children are like magnets for […]

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Simplifying Your Child’s Room

I’m happy to say, I just finished clearing my children’s playroom! This is the one room I avoided when I was doing my New Year’s clutter clearing—and for good reason! It is amazing to me what can my younger son can accumulate in this room. He loves to build and create and won’t let a single […]

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Organizing and Clutter Clearing Toys

Caring for our children’s stuff can be overwhelming and exhausting. Despite my best efforts, there are times when I feel disheartened by what feels like a never-ending cycle of accumulating, picking up, cleaning, organizing, and then eventually getting rid of their things. To some degree this cycle is inherent in the relationship between children and […]

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Enjoying the Space

More and more I find my efforts in my home are less about decorating and more about editing, streamlining, and simplifying both my home and life so I am more present for what is. Unfettered by things, I am more available—free to go with the flow, join the dance, or hop on the moving train […]

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Organizing Solutions

We have spent the past few weeks of our clutter clearing series discussing why we should clear clutter, types of clutter, how to clear, cleaning, and cultivating clutter-free habits. Now it’s time to organize! If you have followed our tips and cleared your clutter, organizing will be a breeze. For example, a simplified and clutter-free […]

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What is Clutter? Defining the Many Types…

Last week we began our clutter clearing series by defining clutter as anything that we do not love, and we suggested taking the fifteen-minute challenge to get the process started and energy moving. If you took the challenge, then you have probably released the stuff that’s easily recognizable as clutter. But this week we will […]

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Free and Clear!

The more we clear clutter, the freer we feel. Make this spring the time to clear your clutter and claim your freedom. The less stuff we have to care for, clean, repair, maintain and organize the more time, space and energy we have for what’s truly meaningful to us. Join us as we embark on […]

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The Key to Clutter-Free: Making a Choice

Many of us have experienced clearing our clutter only to find it accumulate again (and again!), but the cycle can be prevented. At the root of the pattern of accumulating clutter is indecision. And the emotion behind the indecision is usually fear (the true source of all clutter). The key to staying clutter-free is to […]

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Time to Lighten Up!

I recently moved into a new apartment–a beautiful loft full of light that I absolutely love! As I was moving in, I realized I had the opportunity to only move in objects that I absolutely love as well. If you read this blog regularly, you know my sister and I often write about living with […]

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