Uncluttered: Kitchen Edition

A couple of weeks ago, my family completed the kitchen module of Joshua Becker’s online Uncluttered course. When we did our initial survey of the level of clutter in our home at the beginning of the course, we were startled to find that the kitchen ranked as one of the most cluttered rooms in the…

Holiday Declutter Progress Week Two

Time for a Holiday Declutter Streak project update! I did not get as much decluttering done this week as I had hoped. Tuesday evening was the monthly trivia night with my Mensa group at the local pub. I am a introvert by any definition – it took me two years to work up my courage…

Holiday Declutter Progress Week One

Since I started my Holiday Declutter Streak, I have purged my home nearly 200 items. For those of you who follow me on Twitter, I have recorded my progress daily on Twitter with #HolidayDeclutterStreak. Day 1 The first day, I decluttered the cabinet above the oven in our kitchen. I recycled or threw out 30…

Frugal Fix-It Weekend

This weekend, I got a lot accomplished. While that may not sound like a big deal to you, it is a big deal for me. You see, usually I head into the weekend with a long wish list of Things I Want To Get Done. Then, I spend all Saturday morning watching The Property Brothers…

Start With The Easy Stuff

An MSN article reposted by Joshua Becker on Becoming Minimalist, which I discussed in my last post, presents seven useful tips for decluttering. The first tip, Start With The Easy Stuff, seems blatantly obvious, but disregarding it has been the downfall of many would-be declutterers – at least, it was the downfall of me. I…

Recoup My Coop – Small Bookcase Reveal!

OK, so in my last post, I enthused about how I was going to kickstart my dining room decluttering project by tackling the Small Bookcase. You remember the Small Bookcase? If not, see above. Of course, I procrastinated until it was dark outside, so the pictures are not that great. However, I did finally get…