Category Archives: Decluttering

Do You Have Pre-Holiday Syndrome?

Have the upcoming holidays already got your panic buttons going? Do you feel lost and don’t know where to start first? This time of year always reminds me of the quote from the movie “Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory” … Continue reading

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Diary of a Kitchen Remodel – In the Beginning

For the past six weeks or so I’ve been working on making decisions for remodeling my kitchen. And the decision making has been hard work! I’m good with function but not good with design. I can visualize how organized and … Continue reading

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Get Control of Those School Papers Now!

With the start of school comes the start of the avalanche of papers entering our homes.  There are the notices of events going on, the permission slips, homework, worksheets, and all the art work the younger children do.  With so … Continue reading

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Where Has All The Middle Ground Gone?

We live in a polarized world. Whether it’s politics, religions, gun control, or consumerism it appears that both sides see anyone in the middle as wrong and needs converting to their extreme way of thinking. What happened to the middle … Continue reading

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Another Way To Let Go Of Your Clutter

There are three main ways to get rid of your clutter.  Sell it, donate/give it away, or trash/recycle it.  That’s the easy part.  The hard part is letting go of the item in the first place.

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Incomplete Projects/Tasks Are Mind Clutter

“Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” ~William James Summer is almost here. Many schools have already finished for the year and many more will do so in the next couple of weeks. Because … Continue reading

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Why Do We Treat Our Homes Like Garbage Dumps?

A neighbor down the street just put their house up for sale. The past few weeks on trash day there have been piles of junk to be picked up. My sister-in-law decided to move and has talked about all the … Continue reading

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Do You Know The Best Thing About Having a Garage Sale?

When most people think about having a garage sale they start seeing in their mind all those dollar signs.  So they gather up their unused items and slap price tags on them.  Since they paid good money for the item … Continue reading

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Do You Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle? How to Celebrate Earth Day Everyday of the Year.

It’s hard to believe it’s been over 3 weeks since I last posted on this blog.  I’ve been a little sidetracked.  First I was finishing up my taxes. Then I was sewing some baby things to take with me on … Continue reading

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Decluttering One Chip at a Time

“The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed – it is a process of elimination.”  ~Elbert Hubbard A sculptor will look at that block of marble and chip away … Continue reading

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