If you've got kids, then you know a huge part of your clutter comes from all the toys and kid stuff. I'm not talking about just what's in the toy box. They're all over the house. And they multiply like dust rabbits. When the kids were younger, I was able to just make toys disappear. … Continue reading What the Heck Do We Do With All Those Toys?
"The Library is a wilderness of books." —Henry David Thoreau I have a master's degree in English. I'm a homeschooling parent. Books aren't only important to my daily life. They're tied up in my whole identity. It would be heresy to get rid of them. Wouldn't it? The more I've thought about it, the more … Continue reading Letting Go of Books
Have you noticed that when you go to the store or open a catalog, you suddenly see all kinds of things you want? Things that you never knew you wanted? De-cluttering the mailbox, both real-life and online, is more than just part of my Post-Consumer Life to approach zero waste (According to 41pounds.org, each US … Continue reading How to De-Clutter the Mailbox
Do I Need It? Do I Use It? Do I Love It? I thought the most logical place to get started with The Great De-Clutter would be the bedroom closet. If you're like me, along with the dust bunnies and random coins and earring backs that accumulate in your closet, are way more clothes than … Continue reading How to De-Clutter the Bedroom Closet