Decluttering With Children Underfoot

Normally clients find childcare for their kids while I help them (not that they have to for my sake, but they want to make the most of the time they’re paying me for), so my experience decluttering with children underfoot is formed by cleaning and decluttering with my four kids and what I hear from […]


Surviving Decluttering As A Couple

Even when we understand from an intellectual view that our stuff is just stuff, it can be difficult to fight our emotional ties to it. When you add the additional emotions and dynamics between a couple, decluttering can be even more complex, full of negotiations and compromises. <Now imagine angels singing in the background while […]

When in doubt - Get rid of it

When In Doubt, Get Rid Of It

This post was originally posted on February 12th, 2013, but it is worth a read as you prepare for the next 91 Day Declutter Challenge. While I take a minute to share an organizing thought, my 3 week old baby is sleeping peacefully next to me. I love hearing his little sleeping sounds. The last […]


2017 Declutter Challenge – Starts January 2nd

It is almost time!!! The 91 Day Declutter Challenge will start January 2nd. Woohoo!!!!! If you want an organized home, getting rid of the clutter has to be your first step because organizing clutter is a huge waste of time. There is no real way of doing it well, so there is no system to keep […]

Window, sill, clean.

Depression and Your Messy House

In a few-ish days, I’m going to be announcing all the details for the 5th Annual Declutter Challenge. As I prepare the materials for the challenge, I’ve got clutter and mess on my brain. I’m not a psychologist or a trained counselor, but I’ve had a lot of hands-on experience working with my organizing clients. […]

Holiday Guide - Seasonal Budget FREE Printable

Seasonal Budget FREE Printable {Holiday Guide}

Today I have another holiday printable for you: A seasonal budget. I imagine you’re giving me the slow clap right now because you are so excited. Let me just think that, okay? I think the printable explains itself, but remember to stay in your budget. Our children really don’t want all the stuff we think they […]