Category Archives: Simplifying

One Small Thing

My house is a disaster.  There is clutter everywhere.  The worst part is that when I clean a room, or part of a room, it is just as messy the very next day.  And when I say ‘clean’, I really … Continue reading

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Klean Kanteen

It seems like people are obsessed with bottled water.  Suddenly, water from the sink just won’t do.  Even though the bottled water is from some other tap (in New Jersey), we think that it is superior.  Also, it is also … Continue reading

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Practical Party Planning

I had been thinking about my daughters’ first birthday party for a while, but only in an abstract way.  I knew I wanted to have it at our house, with all of our immediate family.  I didn’t think much about … Continue reading

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Project Simplify Week 3: Closet and Drawer Results!

This week was about cleaning a few smaller areas.  I’ve been trying to keep up the general appearance of the house since we are having a birthday party here next weekend, plus the weather has been so beautiful that we’ve … Continue reading

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Project Simplify: Week 3

This week we are focusing on closets, drawers, counter tops, or wherever paper clutters up your work area.  I am going to focus on the hallway closet, and a few kitchen drawers which have become ‘junk drawers’.  If I don’t … Continue reading

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Project Simplify: Kids Stuff – Results!

My kitchen eating area is clear, and my family room is organized! This project was really easy for me, because I didn’t have to donate or throw anything out, due to the excuse that there’s another baby coming and he … Continue reading

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The Project Simplify Challenge: Week 1, Kid’s Stuff

I have been following Simple Mom’s blog for a while now, and she is again doing the Project Simplify Challenge.  I have a feeling that Simple Mom’s house is nowhere near as cluttered (and dusty) as mine, but I think … Continue reading

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