Category: Simplicity

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

7 Ways to Overcome Busyness with Hygge

While I continue to tackle my taxes before the April 30th deadline (in Canada), I’d like to welcome another friend to the blog today. Melinda is a friend in real life and she shares her amazing writing with the world over on her beautiful blog The Barefoot Warrior. She writes a lot about simplicity and […]

Filed under: Guest Bloggers, Schedules, Simplicity

Start the Year off Right with a New Year’s Resolution Worksheet {free printable}

Welcome to 2018! Have you made any New Year’s resolutions yet? Once you reach a certain age, and have given up on enough New Year’s resolutions, you may not put much stock in the whole idea of making resolutions at the start of the year. But resolutions (or goals if you prefer) can actually be […]

Filed under: Motivation-Encouragement, Printables, Simplicity

Power Pickup: The Easy Way to Reset Your Home

After a few busy weeks with company visiting us I desperately needed to do a house reset and thought some of you may be interested in how I do this. I call it my power pickup and this technique is especially effective if you have random stuff piled up everywhere and are feeling overwhelmed with […]

Filed under: Clutter Control, Motivation-Encouragement, Organizing Basics, Simplicity

Clutter Blindness and How Doing This One Thing Can Make all the Difference

Now I know this is a topic I’ve touched on many times before (and you’re probably over me talking about it) but I recently had a related experience happen that I want to share. That topic is clutter blindness and how we often just stop seeing it. It happens to all of us including me. […]

Filed under: Clutter Control, Purging, Simplicity