31 Days of Decluttering

Declutter Challenge Day 31: Graduation Day

If you’ve found January’s posts helpful, stick with us in the coming months. We’ll continue to post decluttering motivation once a week — including ways to pare down and live well in small spaces.

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Declutter Challenge Day 30: Cutting Junk Mail Clutter

Follow these five simple tips to reduce the clutter that comes through the mail, over the phone and online.

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Declutter Challenge Day 29: Buying intentionally

As you go forward with your decluttering journey, consider the things you buy, and whether they’ll add long-term value to your life or just become clutter a few months from now.

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Declutter Challenge Day 28: Calendar Clutter

How do you keep calendar clutter under control? Our tips and tricks for managing your schedule.

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Motivation Monday: Share your successes

For today’s motivation Monday, we want some feedback! What areas have you been successful decluttering?

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Declutter Challenge Day 26: Free-for-all

Pick an area that you’ve been avoiding this month, whether it’s under the bed, a shelf in the garage or your junk drawer. Make some progress there with a 20-minute decluttering session.

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Declutter Challenge Day 25: Paper purge

Use these tips to start getting paper clutter under control today. Next week, we’ll look at how to stop it from entering your house in the first place.

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Declutter Challenge Day 24: The guest room

Nothing clutters up a small room like too much furniture, and guest rooms are like retirement homes for old furnishings.

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Declutter Challenge Day 23: Walk a mile in my shoes? Wish I could!

Too small, too high, too uncomfortable? Today’s the day to take a step (ahem) in the right direction.

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Declutter Challenge Day 22: Kitchen gadgets

Today, we give you permission to tell your inner Martha Stewart to shove it, and get rid of any gadget that you secretly think is useless.

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Declutter Challenge Day 21: Food storage

For today’s challenge, declutter your food storage containers. Whether they’re Tupperware, Rubbermaid or Chinese take-out, chances are you’ve got some you can spare.

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Monday Motivation: Organization

Before anything can be organized, it needs to be decluttered. If not, you end up spending tons of money on organization tools to help you store things you really don’t want or need in the first place.

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Declutter Challenge Day 19: Phone it in

Electronic clutter eats up memory and slows down your device. Declutter your phone today.

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Declutter Challenge Day 18: Sock it all away

Stretched, stained, or hole-y? One of a kind? Sort through your socks for an easy declutter.

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Declutter Challenge Day 17: Junk in the Trunk

Today we’re tackling the car — especially that stuff hidden in your trunk. According to the folks at CarTalk.com, every 100 pounds in the trunk reduces your fuel economy by one to two percent.  So by decluttering, you’re helping the environment and saving a few bucks along the way. Start by throwing out trash.  Then,…

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