Archives for October 2014

Mini Mission Monday ~ For too long

Mini Mission Monday is about finding ten minutes a day to declutter. To make it easy for you, each Monday I set seven declutter missions, one for each day of the week for you to follow. It takes the guess work out of decluttering and makes it easy and "fun" for you to achieve some quick decluttering. This week we are going to do some reluctant decluttering. That is, to declutter some things that you don’t really want or use but you keep avoiding letting go off for one reason or another. Don’t allow them to waste space in your home any longer. Monday – Declutter an unwanted gift that Continue reading

Kids and clutter ~ A guest post by Andréia

I am a mother. I have two small children and, as all mothers will agree, I have been constantly aware how much our kids are brainwashed to want stuff. It is hard that even in school they do that. Recently there was a book fair at my son’s school. At the present moment we are really short of cash for extras so there is no money for spares.  And I am a big FAN of books so I don’t usually question buying a book! Anyway, along comes my 4 year old son (who can’t read) with two little slips of paper saying that he wants two books, for the “lovely” bargain of US$50. Just so you have an Continue reading

Clutter stalker.. ~ A guest post by Jane

Thanks for giving me the opportunity to post to the site, it is a good time for me to do this as this is almost the first anniversary of finding your site  and my australian de cluttering journey . I moved from the UK to this lovely country 7 years ago when I was  given a great job offer . We cleared our home then of  clutter that we didn't want to move half way round the world. Well meaning friends gave us leaving gifts I really didn't want to take . Interesting how weight restrictions on packing can focus the mind.  I even sold my wedding dress on eBay , my husband was not happy at all Continue reading