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What’s Lurking Behind your Clutter?

Since going through our home and removing the unnecessary clutter, I’ve started to notice a few things. There has been something lurking behind the clutter of our home. I haven’t noticed it as much until now. It wasn’t until the clutter was gone that I realized there was hidden DIRT lurking in our home. This […]

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4 Ways to Brighten Your Day

Do you ever have those moments where you feel like you’re in a bit of a funk? Your attitude isn’t great and you don’t feel like smiling or expressing enthusiasm towards anything. Maybe you didn’t sleep well and feel grouchy as a result. When this happens, sometimes by changing your routine slightly or doing a […]

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Rethinking… Dining Rooms & Fancy Dishes

Since Chris and I started going through our home, weeding out the most obvious unnecessary items, we have had to face several decisions we made years ago about what kind items we chose to own. I think back to when we were engaged and how exciting it was to choose items for our wedding registry. At the […]

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30 Day Minimalism Game (Part 1)

465 Things in 30 days Ryan Nicodemus and Joshua Fields Millburn from the blog www.theminimalists.com came up with a 30 Day Minimalism Game (#MinsGame) to make minimizing your things a bit more fun. The way the game works is you find one thing to remove from your home on the first day, two things on […]

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86 Things you can Get Rid of Today

Our homes are full of a lot of things. Too many things. There are many things we use daily and are quite useful. There are also many things we rarely use and are of absolutely no use to us anymore. Take a walk around your home and see what things you notice from this list […]

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A Clean Kitchen in the Morning = Happiness!

This morning I came downstairs and walked into our kitchen which looked like a mess. We chose not to finish washing the dishes last night before going to bed. We also decided not to put away the jar of pickles, popcorn maker or water jug on our counter (to only name a few). Do you ever have evenings […]

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Small Kitchen Appliances

They can be convenient items to have. However, if you don’t use them and find they’re collecting dust on your counter top, in your cupboard or stored somewhere else out of sight, it’s probably time to rethink whether you really need to have them anymore. In our family, it was our breadmaker and juicer that […]

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Clearing the Mental Clutter

Today I want to talk about clearing the Mental Clutter we have at the end of each day. Clearing the Mental Clutter We all lead busy lives. We have responsibilities with our families, our friends, at work, and within our community. This can cause our minds to be racing over our various to-do lists by the […]

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Get Rid of the Duplicates!

Today I want to talk about duplicates. What duplicate items do you have in your home right now? A quick and easy way to start minimizing the things in your home, is to get rid of anything you have duplicates or multiples of because they are just taking up unnecessary space. The Kitchen Take a […]

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I’m Donating My Wedding Dress

It’s amazing what you find when you clean out your storage room I found my Wedding Dress! Chris and I have been married for just over 12 1/2 years and my dress has been collecting dust in the basement for the same amount of time. I would like to say that I had it dry […]

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