Category: Motivation-Encouragement

Do Yourself a Favor and Just Say NO to Negative Emotional Clutter

The following is a guest post about saying no to negative emotional clutter from regular contributor, Kristin at The Gold Project. I have spent many years and countless hours worrying about other people’s “important keepsakes.” Those items that were passed down to me or gifted to me that served zero purpose in my life. It […]

Filed under: Guest Bloggers, Keepsakes, Kristin, Motivation-Encouragement

Letting Go of Sentimental Items & a Fun Walk Down Memory Lane

Hi there friends, today I want to talk about letting go of sentimental items. You see I’ve had a huge project on my to-do list for quite some time. This project involved a memory tote I had from my school years and a hope chest filled to the brim of other memories from the years […]

Filed under: Containerizing, Keepsakes, Motivation-Encouragement, Purging

How to Get Your Kids to Love Reading + Free Reading Punch Cards

I’m not sure I’ve ever shared here before how passionate I am about developing a love of reading in kids. All three of my kids (girl 22, boy 19 and boy 13) love to read and have ever since they were little. Reading is so very important for many reasons including expanding vocabulary, building self-confidence, […]

Filed under: Motivation-Encouragement, My Life, Printables

Garage Sale Tips for a Super Successful Garage Sale!

I absolutely love going to garage sales and looking for treasures! The thrill of the hunt and finding a great deal is very exciting for me. What is not exciting though is going to a garage sale hosted by a rookie. It’s always pretty obvious when a garage sale is being held by someone who […]

Filed under: Garage, Motivation-Encouragement, Moving, Purging

My Five Favorite Organizing Products from the 2019 Ultimate Homemaking Bundle!

*affiliate links used in this post* The all new 2019 Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is here and it’s better than ever! I really look forward each year to previewing all the new organizing ebooks, courses, printables and videos that are included. I love selecting my favorites to share with you. This year I’ve picked out five […]

Filed under: eBook Resources, Motivation-Encouragement

My Thoughts on Marie Kondo’s Tidying Up Netflix Series

I’ve been excited to write this post for weeks ever since Marie Kondo’s new series on Netflix, called Tidying Up, debuted on January 1st. I binge watched it over two days and it totally changed my opinion of Marie’s techniques. In a good way! And that’s what I want to talk to you about today. […]

Filed under: Motivation-Encouragement, Organizing Basics, Purging, Simplicity