Living Spaces

I'm going to be honest: this was my least favorite decluttering project. Memorabilia is hard for me to sort through. It is dusty, time-consuming, and brings up all manner of guilty feelings. But as I scooted awkwardly around these five (count them, five!) boxes in...

The term "junk drawer" doesn't seem to jive with the idea of minimalism. How could a minimalist home have a junk drawer? Surprisingly, I'm guessing most minimalists have a such a drawer (although they may give it a more useful-sounding moniker, like "utility drawer"). Who...

Today I'm going to give you a simple mantra to help keep your floors free of clutter: Hang It Up! Feel free to abbreviate this to HIU, if you like. Who knows, maybe it will even become the new LOL? Who knew being clutter-free could...

Soon after being introduced to minimalism, I de-cluttered my kitchen. I'm not sure why this room stuck out as needing immediate de-clutterification; perhaps the kitchen was an easy place to begin, since most of the items contained therein are mine. (Well, maybe not the over-sized...

This weekend I tackled a larger-than-usual minimalist project - the pursuit of floor space. This required jettisoning two pieces of furniture, which was scary, but completely awesome! The catalyst for the project? This chair: This chair is not comfortable. This chair is not nice. This...

My favorite thing about the weekend (besides sleeping in past 6:00 a.m. and spending time with my adorable toddlers) is the opportunity to tackle some decluttering projects. As Saturday afternoon rolls around, I can see my clutter getting nervous. My eyes roam the house, searching...