Cut The Chaos – Spring Cleaning The Clutter With @Tidy_Living

Spring is on its way, I promise! Sooner or later, here in Canada, the weather warms up. Time to start thinking spring cleaning, a fresh smelling home and the possibility of summer. Thoughts of summer turn into bbq's, lounging in the yard, kids running in an out, long walks and more. However, you … [Read more...]

Minimize Monday – Why Am I Keeping This? October 8, 2012

Eight weeks ago, I began my newest project of decluttering my office. The toughest part for me was all the paperwork. Some that needed filing and some that needed shredding. The shredding being the most boring of cleaning up this mess. I'm going to let the pictures speak for themselves on this … [Read more...]

Minimize Monday – Why Am I Keeping This? October 1, 2012

I'm down to the nitty gritty in my office, organizing my drawer space and shelving space. Usually, I open a drawer and toss something in. They aren't very organized and finding something you're looking for can be a challenge. So, I end up leaving a lot of paperwork and other items on top of my desk … [Read more...]

Minimize Monday – Why Am I Keeping This? September 24th, 2012

This week I began a real chore in my office. That would be my desk. I'm very bad at tossing papers in a drawer or onto one side of the desk or into a box behind my desk. Most need shredding and some just need filing. So, my goal this week was to rid myself of all that paperwork. Let me tell … [Read more...]

Minimize Monday – Why Am I Keeping This? September 17, 2012

This minimize Monday, I finished cleaning out the closet in the office. It had all the winter and spring/fall jackets in it. Frankly, they didn't need to be in that closet at all. Our downstairs closet by the front hallway was empty. We had emptied it out for our daughters wedding in June and simply … [Read more...]

Minimize Monday – Why Am I Keeping This? September 10, 2012

I'm well underway on the work in my office decluttering project and have to say that minimize Monday never ceases to amaze me! I believe I have a never ending closet of "stuff". This week, I pulled out my old computer tower. Now that I own a Mac, a pc tower is unnecessary. My Son-In-Law … [Read more...]

Minimize Monday – Why Am I Keeping This? September 3rd, 2012

It's the last day of the long weekend and the last long weekend of the summer. I hope everyone has had an extraordinary time. I know I did!. It's back to work tomorrow but first I want to show you what I found last week for this weeks minimize Monday. Right at the back of the closet, under … [Read more...]

Minimize Monday – Why Am I Keeping This? August 27, 2012

As you know, I am working on my second "decluttering" project for Minimize Monday which began last week. My goal is to have a well organized, clutter free office to work in. So far a recycle bin full of materials has already left. Today you'll see some items that have found new homes. First … [Read more...]

Minimize Monday – Why Am I Keeping This? August 20, 2012

Last week I showed you the disaster I call my office. It's time to begin my newest minimize Monday project. Looking around I knew immediately that the first thing to do was recycle. I get a lot of packages and I keep a lot of boxes. For some reason I seem to think I may need them for packing … [Read more...]

Minimize Monday – Why Am I Keeping This? August 13, 2012

Last weeks minimize Monday saw the completion of a huge seven (7) month project I took on. My basement! The results were heavenly and the job was painless. So now I venture on to another type of disaster, my office. This project shouldn't take nearly as long as the previous one but I … [Read more...]

Minimize Monday – The Big Basement Reveal August 6, 2012

For the past seven months my minimize Monday posts have concentrated mainly on the clean up of my basement. My goal was to reorganize, repack and remove unnecessary items. Some of those items were trash, some were recyclable and some I gave … [Read more...]

Minimize Monday – Why Am I Keeping This? July 30, 2012

It's Minimize Monday time again. The weekend has been hectic as I was out of town at a 50's themed party. That didn't stop me though. I'm determined to have my basement ready for the big reveal next week. So let's take a look at what I found to dispose of this week. More Recyclables … [Read more...]