Category: 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

Quiet Your Space & Give Your Eyes a Place to Rest

So you know that feeling you get when you take down all your Christmas decorations and your space feels so spacious and airy? It’s the best right? Such a great feeling! Now I love Christmas, don’t get me wrong, but all the colors and lights and excitement compete for my attention. The busyness and senses […]

Filed under: Clutter Control, Simplicity

Seasonal Meal Planning Folder to Simplify Busy Weeks

The following is a guest post about seasonal meal planning from regular contributor, Rachel at Useful Beautiful Home. This has been an incredibly busy season of life for our family, more so this year than ever. I started to list the craziness that has engulfed my life but then I put on the brakes (ain’t […]

Filed under: Guest Bloggers, Menu Plan Monday, Rachel, Simplicity

Rearranging Kitchen Cupboards and Making Hard Choices

Hey friends, I’ve been wanting to share this post with you for awhile since I actually did the kitchen organizing back at the beginning of July. But they we left on holidays and I’m only now getting the chance to post it. Those of you who follow me on Instagram will have seen that I […]

Filed under: Before and After, Kitchen, Organizing Basics, Simplicity

Organizing is more than just tidying up

Hi friends, a couple of weeks ago I wrote about my husband’s definition of organizing.  Basically his idea of organizing is all about just tidying up by putting your stuff into nice piles. And while that will certainly make your house look neater in the short term, in no time at all you’ll be right […]

Filed under: Organizing Basics, Purging, Simplicity