Learn how traveling inspired me to declutter

You may know that my family and I have been on vacation overseas for a number of weeks. When it comes to holidays, the journey home is always much harder than the one there don’t you find? There is no…

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Managing other people’s stuff

Perhaps one of the most frustrating things when trying to reduce the amount of stuff we have in our homes occurs when we inherit other people’s stuff. This could literally be inheriting the belongings of a relative or simply being…

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Wardrobe de-cluttering for the change of season

I love a change of season. I don’t think I could live in a place where the weather is the same all year round. Whether it’s saying goodbye to being wrapped up for winter and saying hello to days at…

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Cutting the clutter

It’s the first week of the school holidays for us in Western Australia and the beginning of spring. For some reason those two things inspire me to look around my home to see what I can declutter.  No matter how…

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Lose the digital clutter

Have you managed to find yourself subscribed to a gazillion email lists and begun to wonder how on Earth that has happened and what to do about it? It seems that just about everything nowadays requests an email address from…

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Experiences make the best gifts

Have you ever been badgered by your child to buy a certain thing for them?  We’ve all been there.  The latest fad or craze descends. All of their friends have it.  It’s all over TV.  Your child simply cannot live…

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Help! I have a house full of paper clutter!

One of the biggest time consuming tasks in a home can be organizing papers. If not done correctly and consistently, it can be easy to find ourselves overwhelmed by paper clutter. There is the mail, bills, school notes, tax documents,…

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How to Easily Purge Toys your Children have Outgrown

In the last post about clutter we talked about how to take small steps each day to get rid of clutter in the house. Purging toys from a child’s room, regardless of whether or not they actually play with them, can…

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6 Steps to a Clutter Free Home

It’s so easy to come home from work, drop your keys down somewhere, leave your shoes next to the door, pop the mail on a bench and walk away. What’s wrong with that you might ask? Well, of itself there…

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Why is my car always like a trash heap?

We all know the feeling, finding out at the last minute that you will have an extra passenger in the car and not having a chance to clean out the clutter first.  It’s embarrassing. This happened to me on one…

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