clutter

May 29, 2016
All Life is An Experiment

Living Small With A Partner Who Wants to Live Large

One of the biggest challenges of living small, for me, is co-habitation with someone who is #1 a fan of living large and #2 a hoarder. […]
January 8, 2016
Why Less Equals More

An Experiment in Living Small – Edit Your Life

September 10, 2015
Thumb and Hammer Podcast

Tiny House & Simple Living Talk with ThumbandHammer.com

I want to give a shout-out (and a big thank you) to Doug of ThumbandHammer.com for inviting me to be a guest on his home improvement […]
August 12, 2015
College Bound Freshmen Moving Tips

Great Simple Living Tips for College-Bound Freshmen

Last weekend my daughter and I spent some time talking about her future. She’s a high school senior this year and time is whizzing by!!! We […]
August 5, 2015
The Psychological Poison of Negativity

How To Reduce Negativity in Your Simple Life

  My Ah-Ha Moment A couple weeks ago, I had this revelation while tidying up my space. As a result of this revelation, I tossed a […]
July 22, 2015

Life Changing, Indeed!

Most of my readers understand that my path is a journey, not a destination. Sometimes I forget that myself and become frustrated and disenchanted. Becoming “simple” […]
August 20, 2014
Eliminate everything that's not essential

Don’t Add, Subtract!

April 17, 2014
How to tame your inbox

Simplify Your Inbox: Simple Sorting for Gmail

In a previous lifetime — oh, about two weeks ago — I had an inbox that had over 275 filters attached to it. If you had […]
September 26, 2013
Plateaus during progress stages of the minimal living voyage

When You Hit a Clutter-Busting Plateau

Plateaus are difficult to handle no matter what you are trying to do… train for a race, lose weight, or eliminate clutter. It USED to feel […]
May 20, 2013
Are you keeping skinny jeans?

Keeping Skinny Jeans? Difficulty Ditching Clothes? Me too.

I just read a great article over on Sparkpeople. It talked about how keeping those “skinny jeans” in your closet may actually NOT inspire you to […]
May 17, 2013

Don’t Buy Things To Help You Organize

Today we are inundated with advice on the best things to buy to help us organize our lives. It used to be things like those 10-pound “day-timer” monstrosities. […]
April 9, 2013
Black is Colorful and Simple!

Why My Wardrobe is (Mostly) Black

First and foremost, I like black. I just do. Let me explain why I prefer a dark wardrobe for my simple life…