Too Many Boxes: A Good Reason to Reduce the Clutter

So there we were, we had just finished our year teaching in a remote community in the outback of Western Australia. We were waiting for the removalists to appear to transport our goods back to our home 12 hours drive…

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Beginning The Decluttering Journey

I want to tell you a story about when I was living in the nurse’s quarters in a small country town in my early days of teaching. For reasons only known to themselves, the Education Department had sold off most…

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4 Simple Questions To Declutter Sentimental Items

Getting rid of excess and un-needed items in the house can be a slow and time consuming process but more often than not it’s fairly simple once we begin. It’s the beginning that is the difficult part. There are times…

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Can’t have anyone over syndrome and what to do about it

So your significant other has said ‘Let’s have people over this weekend.’ What is your first reaction? ‘No, the house is a mess!’, ‘Do I have enough time to clean and cook?’, ‘Nooooo, not happening,’? If you can relate to…

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3 Simple Questions To Ask To Help You Declutter Your Clothing

Have you ever struggled to find the right thing to wear in the morning? Do you feel as if you have lots of clothes but nothing to wear? Perhaps you simply can’t find what you are looking for because there…

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Decluttering Challenge

For the last few days I have been madly filming clips for the soon to begin Decluttering Challenge in The Clutter Free Life Private Facebook Group. In this challenge I not only tell readers what to declutter but I also…

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The Number 1 Top Tip for Clutter Free Living

Have a look around your house. Where are your hotspots? Which are the places least likely to be clutter free? Find those places where clutter tends to accumulate for you. When trying to declutter your home it is important to…

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How to organise your wardrobe and make better clothing choices

Do you know the feeling of looking in your wardrobe and seeing lots of clothes but having absolutely nothing to wear? I do. I used to own a lot of clothes but when it came down to it, a lot…

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The many benefits of a clutter free home

When we find ourselves in a situation where the need to declutter becomes obvious as soon as we walk through the front door, we can be forgiven for thinking that the benefit of decluttering is just about creating extra space…

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2 simple things that will help you get a tidy house

Last week we talked about how to keep the house under control by doing small things often. Putting the dishes straight into the dishwasher, tidying up the children’s toys as soon as they have finished playing with them, straightening up…

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