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Decluttering – Are You Making These 3 Mistakes When Purging Your Stuff?

Decluttering - Are You Making These 3 Mistakes When Purging Your Stuff?

While I’m busy preparing my daughter’s 17th birthday celebration, Emily from So Damn Domestic stopped by to share this great post on purging with you. You’re doing it wrong. Yes, you. I see you over there, on one of your decluttering sprees. You’re holding up each item, asking yourself if you love it or not, […]

POH: We Can Do Hard Things

POH: We Can Do Hard Things

For those that might have missed the first post in this series you can catch up here but essentially throughout this year one of our main focuses here will center around creating peaceful organized homes (POH for short) so that upon entering we immediately sigh and say “ahhh home!”.   That’s what I want for you […]

Organized Linen Closet ~ Day #5

Organized Linen Closet ~ Day #5

The following is a guest post from regular contributor, Sharon at Mom of 6.  Sharon is going to knock your socks off  with her purging powers.  Wowzers!! Over the past year I have invested a fair amount of time on decluttering my home, paring down on things we don’t use or need, and organizing spaces […]

11 Rules to Help You Declutter Your Clothes ~ Day #3

Clothes, clothes, clothes.  How many can we cram into our closets?  That seems to be the game we all play isn’t it?  Before I get into sharing products for maximizing space, I want to encourage you first to go through all the clothes currently in your closet and toss the things that don’t belong.  And […]

Declutter Help for When You Are Overwhelmed

Declutter Help for When You Are Overwhelmed

I’ve dug today’s post out of the archives for those that might be new here or for those that simply may need a refresher.  Decluttering is a big and necessary part of the organizing PROCESS.  In fact it’s essential because organized clutter is still clutter.  Not only is it important to purge out the stuff […]

Take Back the House Day

Take Back the House Day

Yesterday was FINALLY the last day of school here in my part of Alberta, Canada.   I know many of you have already been out for awhile but here we go till the end of June and take July and August off.  So we are done and I am fried and my house is a wreck.  […]

Are You Consumed by Stuff?

Are You Consumed by Stuff?

This is a post I originally wrote for my 52 Weeks of Organizing series that ran in 2011.  To see all the posts in that series you can catch up here!  Season Two of the Canadian TV show Consumed just started a couple of weeks ago which made me think of this post I’d written […]

The Ultimate Garage Sale Tips Collection

The Ultimate Garage Sale Tips Collection

So I love going to garage sales but not for the reason you might think.  Yes I love a good bargain and yes I get super excited when I find spectacular organizing tools for cheap BUT the real reason I love to hit up the garage sales every Friday night is because it’s date night […]