Clutter Clearing & Organization

Living With Someone Else’s Clutter

If you’re the type of person who likes living in a clutter-free, organized space, it can be really frustrating to live with someone who doesn’t! I know from personal experience. Whenever my husband enters a hardware or athletic store he will always find something to buy, whether we need it or not, and I live […]

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Getting Unstuck! What Are Friends For?

I recently returned from a trip to New York City. I lived there for about seven years and try to return often as I love energy of the city and always feel inspired when I visit. In addition, one of my best friends from childhood lives there so it’s always great to spend some time […]

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Simplifying and Organizing Your Home, Transforms Your Life

Close your eyes and imagine living in a home that is clean, organized, and clutter-free.  Everything in your home is useful, beautiful or cherished and sometimes all three.  Everything has a place and is easily accessible.  And the best part about this vision is that the objects in your home reflect who you are and […]

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Spring Clean with Feng Shui: A New Beginning for Your Home and Life…

In California, we have been experiencing some beautiful spring, even summer-like, weather. And our friends and family back east and in colder climes tell us it’s finally getting warm after a long, snowy winter. So you know what that means…. it’s time for spring cleaning! Spring is a time of renewal and rejuvenation. Feng Shui […]

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Clearing Your Inner Clutter

‘Inner Clutter’ is your personal to-do list, everything from important meetings to replacing a burnt out light bulb. Even seemingly small tasks can weigh on our minds. Have you ever put off going to the hardware or grocery store to pick something up? How many times did you think about doing this chore? Every day […]

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When a Little Mess is a Good Thing

Inspired everyday living is to live fully expressed and happily in our homes—to really live. Yet, many friends we talk to (ourselves included) have admitted to avoiding cooking in a recently cleaned kitchen because they don’t want to mess it up! Have you ever excused yourself from a table of guests to do dishes, picked […]

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Common Clutter Clearing Challenges

When clearing clutter there are always a few objects that we’re ready to let go of, but just don’t know what to do with—like photographs, gifts, and family heirlooms—we call these clutter challenges. Here are a few questions that we’re often asked about these challenges and our replies: What should you do with photographs and […]

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Can You Live With Lots of Stuff and Still Be Clutter-Free?

My sister and I often write about de-cluttering and simplifying. And many times people see photos of my fairly minimalist house or Alison’s similarly streamlined home and think we’re suggesting this is how they need to decorate to be clutter-free, peaceful, or have positive Feng Shui. This is not the case! Alison and I each […]

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A Guide for Clearing Clutter

Clutter drains our time and energy, weighs on our minds, takes up space, keeps us stuck in the past, blocks new things and opportunities from coming into our lives, makes us feel less than, and can be a source of conflict in relationships. Clutter can have a ripple effect that touches all areas of our […]

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Give Your Home a Makeover, Without Spending Money!

You can dramatically change the look and feel of your home without spending a dime. In fact, even if you do have a budget to decorate it’s still a good idea to work with what you have and get your home to a place where you enjoy and appreciate it before you spend money and […]

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