Category Archives: decluttering in 52 weeks

Decluttering the Kitchen Counter — Weeks 11 and 12 of 52

The stacks of paperwork and general chaos on my kitchen counter has been driving me crazy for a while now! Although most of the papers are jam-packed in containers, you can see there’s a lot of them  — as well … Continue reading

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Decluttering the Garage: Weeks 9 and 10 of 52

Confession: I’ve never cleared out my garage — and have lived in this house a long time. When my son was growing up, I tried to close my eyes to the jumble every night when I parked the car inside. … Continue reading

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Decluttering the Bathroom — Week 8 of 52

My first floor half bath gets a lot of use, but I haven’t cleaned out the cabinet for many years. And since I had sinus surgery last year– to stay healthy, I have to use a saline spray made with … Continue reading

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Domestic Decluttering : Week 7 of 52 — Decluttering Pots and Pans

Boy, it’s been years since I looked through my pots and pans/overflow utensil cabinet! Took everything out and spread it on a towel on the floor. How did all the stuff in the photo above fit inside?

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Decluttering and Departmentalizing — Week 6 of 52 — Decluttering Jewelry

I LOVE jewelry — and have a lot of it. So decluttering jewelry in an overflowing armoire — plus a jewelry box I’ve had since college — was a real project.

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Decluttering the Pantry: Week 4 of 52 Decluttering Adventures

I feel blessed to have a pantry: a little closet right in the kitchen to fill with food — and a door that closes to hide it all. It’s great until the contents start to overflow …

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Decluttering Debrief: Week 3 of 52 — Decluttering Under the Kitchen Sink

You know the old saying “everything but the kitchen sink”? Well, that’s about what you can find underneath one.

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Decluttering Declared: Week 2 of 52 — Dejunking the Junk Drawer

The decluttering project for week 2 of 52 was the junk drawer under the microwave. (Actually, it’s junk drawer #1 of 2 there.)

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Decluttering Debut: The First in a Series of 52 Dejunking Adventures

A couple weeks ago, I boldly announced that my word for 2016 is DECLUTTER. My #1 life goal this year is to declutter my entire house and garage: 1,500 square feet of space on two floors.

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