declutter Tag

The kitchen: it's the heart of the home, the gathering place for families and friends, the breeding ground for excessive utensils. Today's 5 Minutes or Less organization project brings us into this sphere of family togetherness and "What the heck is this?"edness that we call our kitchens. Obviously...

Like library due dates and teenage hearts, New Year's Resolutions were made to be broken. But it does not have to be so. I recently read an article that recommended setting small, measurable resolutions as opposed to broad ones. For example, instead of saying you'll lose...

Today is the final day of my 12 Days of Giving Minimalism Challenge and I am officially 78 items (plus some) lighter - hopefully some of you are, as well! For my final giveaway, I asked Josh to look through the DVDs and video games in his...

Do your kids have legions of Legos? Masses of Matchbox cars? Battalions of Barbies? If so, I recommend you spend a few hours setting up a toy rotation. It's pretty painless (especially considering the high pain-threshold you've developed from stepping on all those Legos...

We all know the typical kids birthday party drill: balloons, cake, unbridled enthusiasm (aka "the crazy") and, of course, presents. Lots of them. I'm not sure why present-opening is such an entrenched American tradition. You'd think the forefathers wrote in the Declaration of Independence: "And on each birthday,...