Category: Purging

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

Declutter and Organize: My HUGE Holiday Decor PURGE of 2018!

Hey there, happy Friday y’all. While many of you are doing some Black Friday shopping today, I decided it was time for a HUGE holiday decor PURGE. And I’m not talking a few trinkets here and there as I’ve done in years past. Nope, I’m talking about 60% of my Christmas decor! A major purge […]

Filed under: Holidays, Purging

Quick Tidy Task: Declutter Magazines

Sometimes life can be busy and overwhelming. As a result our houses get messy with stuff here, there and everywhere. It happens. But knowing where to start with the organizing when life gets this way is also overwhelming. So every once and awhile I like to offer you a quick tidy task to do. Something […]

Filed under: Clutter Control, Containerizing, Purging

3 Essential Questions to a Clutter-Free Closet

The following is a guest post sharing 3 essential questions to a clutter-free closet from regular contributor, Morgan from Morganize with Me. Do you dream of having a clutter-free closet? A closet that only holds your tried and true clothing options and makes getting dressed in the morning a breeze? If you want a clutter-free […]

Filed under: Closets, Guest Bloggers, Morgan, Purging

Teaching Your Children to Organize: Stop Tossing Their Stuff!

I’m digging into the archives today to republish this important post about how to teach your children to organize. And, surprise, it doesn’t involve tossing out their stuff on them. Teaching our kids how to organize is essential to their future. My kids are now 21, 18 and 12 and my advice below still holds […]

Filed under: Before and After, Clutter Control, Kid Stuff, Purging, The Organizing PROCESS

Need More Storage Space? Consider This Before Deciding to Love Your Home or List It

I’ve been binge watching old episodes of Love It or List It Vancouver lately. It’s similar to the Toronto version but based in Vancouver with hosts Jillian Harris (designer) and Todd Talbot (realtor). For those that aren’t familiar with the show, let me explain. Basically a couple is torn between loving their home (after extensive […]

Filed under: Clutter Control, Organizing Basics, Purging, Simplicity