7 Reasons to Minimize Your Kitchen


      There are few places in the home that collect more clutter than the kitchen. Junk mail, groceries, backpacks, and contents from emptied pockets routinely add to the everyday collection of dirty plates, coffee mugs, and cooking supplies. Keeping a kitchen clutterfree requires action and resolve. But there […] Read more »

Top Amenities for 2017, from Millennials to Boomers


There is a lot of talk about what Millennials want in multifamily amenities—and it usually involves speed, ease and the latest technology—but of course, they are not the only ones to consider this year. Property owners also recognize the downsizing Baby Boomers as another key demographic. That said, it is […] Read more »

How to declutter your life 6 Easy Ways to Declutter Your Life


Do you remember the feeling of satisfaction you had the last time you decluttered your wardrobe? Let me spell it out to make sure you remember: you had so many clothes you didn’t need which were preventing you to find or see the clothes you loved + needed. Well, it’s […] Read more »

5 Reasons to Become a Minimalist


I don’t think it’s news to anyone that I’m a huge fan of minimalism. Minimalism has enhanced my life so much that I want to share it with anyone who will listen. It has helped me find the answers to some of life’s more important questions like: Will my life be complete without this […] Read more »

32 Tips on Becoming a Minimalist


So, the apartment. It’s small, much much smaller than our sprawling 2800 square foot cape cod. Just 1050 square feet to be exact. Three bedrooms, five people, and two dogs, it should be interesting. So, as we prepare for this journey, I’ve realized we have way too much stuff. We […] Read more »

Embracing Minimalism Instead of Habitual Decluttering


But I have come to realize that decluttering can be addictive in and of itself, and though decluttering is spoken of frequently here on the blog, it’s not the end goal to have everyone just decluttering. The addictive decluttering I’m talking about here is very different than Compulsive Decluttering, which is a form […] Read more »

Let Go of These 10 Items to Jumpstart Decluttering


Decluttering is usually the first step people take to simplify their lives. It is often the easiest and most effective place to begin. Removing the excess from our homes naturally encourages us to look at the more challenging, often hidden things that also complicate our lives: debt, busyness, mental clutter, just […] Read more »

How Small is Too Small: What Makes a Tiny House Tiny?


One question that intrigued me was this one:  “I’d be curious to know where folks think “tiny” ends and “small” begins. I dream of downsizing to a smaller space, but I don’t think I could live in a tiny house for an extended period.” This is an interesting question so […] Read more »