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Pursuing Minimalism | Getting Rid of Kids’ Clutter

I have no difficulty purging my kids' stuff.  As an older child and teenager, my room was the most tidy room in the house.  Tidying, including decluttering, has always been an outlet for me - the cleanliness of my room was one of the things that I could control as I dealt with a traumatic… Continue reading Pursuing Minimalism | Getting Rid of Kids’ Clutter

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My Monthly Zone Cleaning Schedule | Flylady Inspired

Zone cleaning was popularized by Marla Cilley, who is also known as the Flylady, and is a method of cleaning where you separate your home into five different zones.  You declutter and deep-clean one zone for 15 minutes a day for one week.  It's a highly adaptable method, and I've easily tailored it to suit… Continue reading My Monthly Zone Cleaning Schedule | Flylady Inspired

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Pursuing Minimalism | The Vision I Have for Our Home

Ah, the pineapple, a sign of hospitality for hundreds of years.  This fruit's symbolism encompasses the vision that I have for our home.  I want our home to be a clean, organized, and clutter-free environment that contributes to an atmosphere of love and joy, where we can live together in harmony, laugh together in happiness,… Continue reading Pursuing Minimalism | The Vision I Have for Our Home

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Pursuing Minimalism | Five-Week Room-by-Room Purge

For the past several weeks, I have been purging our apartment.  Five weeks ago, I decided that I had enough of acquiring and managing possessions that rob me of my limited resources (money, time, and energy) that could be directed toward the important things in my life.  So, I decided to officially start pursuing minimalism… Continue reading Pursuing Minimalism | Five-Week Room-by-Room Purge