How to Declutter Your Home: The Toys

How to Declutter Your Home: The Toys

“Ok, kids. You can watch a movie. But. You need to clean up your toys first.” “But Mama! It’s tooooo hard!” “Sorry, guys, but the toys need to be picked up first.” Fast forward thirty minutes; the toys are still everywhere and there’s a lot of whining and complaining...
5 Tips for Creating a Capsule Wardrobe

5 Tips for Creating a Capsule Wardrobe

My closet and dresser used to overflow with clothing. Much of it didn’t fit well and I only wore a small percentage of it. And to make matters worse, I just kept bringing more in, thinking that more clothes would solve the problem. Wrong. Thankfully, I got wise...
How to Declutter Your Home: The Bedroom

How to Declutter Your Home: The Bedroom

(This is part of a series on decluttering your home. Read Before You Begin, How to Declutter the Kitchen and How to Declutter the Bathroom) When you think about it, there’s not much that you really need in your bedroom: a cozy bed, a place to keep your clothes, and,...
How to Declutter Your Home: The Bathroom

How to Declutter Your Home: The Bathroom

When I first started decluttering, the bathroom was one of the scariest spaces for me to attack. Why? Because it’s so easy to accumulate a whole lot of stuff in there. And so much tiny stuff at that: bobby pins, hair ties, cotton balls, travel size thingies. The...
Simplify Your Home, Room-by-Room

Simplify Your Home, Room-by-Room

Please welcome Shalom Mama’s new contributor, April from Holistic Homemaking! Clutter stresses me out. I get cranky and easily irritated if things aren’t where they need to be. I used to think this was me being Type-A, but research is showing distinct links...