It's been a fair amount of time since my last makeup declutter. I try to do one every six months or so. I have been on a 'No-Buy' with moderate success. I have broken it a couple of times for new items - but far fewer than I would have at another time in my … Continue reading A Mid-Size, Mid-Year, Makeup Declutter
The End of the Year Pen Purge
This weekend is a long weekend here in Spain so I wanted to do some catch up cleaning, decluttering and organizing around my house. So I started by deciding to slim down my pen and marker collection. It was preceded by the fact that I bought myself a 100 pack of Crayola Super Tips. I … Continue reading The End of the Year Pen Purge
Organization: Is it Ever Done?
I've spent in the last few years organizing all aspects of my life. I love tidying, decluttering and organizing my time, social media and spaces. This Friday and Saturday, I catalogued all of my weekly sticker kits. I've only lived in my new apartment for a few weeks and already I've reorganized my clothes, makeup … Continue reading Organization: Is it Ever Done?
Things I decluttered that I am happier without
We all have things in our lives that just sit around unused or drag us down physically or emotionally. In the last 2 years, I've gotten rid of everything that didn't fit into two large suitcases. Then I went ahead and re-cluttered my life but only with things that brought me joy. What are the … Continue reading Things I decluttered that I am happier without
Why is this still a thing: Junk Drawers
This is part of an ongoing series where I think of things that I am amazed still exist. Most of these things may appear to be dying out but I'm shocked by how prevalent they still are in my daily life. So today: junk drawers. Why are these still a thing? I remember growing up, … Continue reading Why is this still a thing: Junk Drawers
Tips to STAY organized if you are busy
I think the most difficult part of organizing and decluttering is the initial process. Upkeep isn't as stressful, at least for me. There are some things that I've been doing to stay organized that I started to write down for my sister. I realized that this was something that might help anybody. So here we … Continue reading Tips to STAY organized if you are busy
Decluttering with my sister: The finale
So this is the finale about my time decluttering and organizing my sister's house. I wanted to talk not only about the outcome but my experience helping her over ten days. The one disclaimer I'm going to make right from the start is that I did not feel we were "finished" when I left. There … Continue reading Decluttering with my sister: The finale
The Declutter and Reorganize: Part 2
In December, I visited my sister at her house for the first time in a few years. Since the last time I was able to get to Germany, she had moved three times. Within those moves, she hadn't had a ton of oppertunities to declutter her objects. When I arrived, her guest room was … Continue reading The Declutter and Reorganize: Part 2
So here we are in another new month. June was a time for beginnings and ends for me. The last day of school. The start of summer. Finishing the project of helping my sister get organized. The world Cup starting. It was exciting overall but I'm at the end of the month at a turning … Continue reading June Wrap-Up
Starting to help someone Declutter
Do you have someone in your life that could use help decluttering their home? Here are some tips on where to start!