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…

Uncluttered: Dining Room Edition

We are currently in Week 3 of Joshua Becker’s excellent online course Uncluttered. I participated in this course back in the spring / early summer, but only made it to Week 3 before life got in the way of any meaningful progress. However, Joshua, in his kindness, allows participants to retake the course as many…

Today’s Plans and Yesterday’s Happenings

Yesterday, we had the kickoff meeting for the spring soccer season, which just happened to be right across the street from Southern Thrift, my new favorite thrift store. So after the meeting, we popped in to the store to find some track pants for my daughter. She had found a pair there last week, black…

Full Disclosure

Since I have started along the path to minimalism and a simpler life, I have read everything that I could get my hands on about simplifying, decluttering, and organizing. Almost every book and blog that I have come across features a before story and an after story, as in “before we couldn’t get the front…

Lazy Links

It’s time for a new type of post that I call Lazy Links, in which I link to interesting and insightful articles that I have come across over the past few weeks (rather than providing original content of my own). Some of these are older articles, but are nevertheless still quite relevant. You Know You’re…