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Craigslist 101 - Andrea Dekker. 3 Reasons Your Stuff Isn’t Selling posted by Andrea | 06/3/2015 | 15 comments Dave and I recently cleaned out a few things from our garage and our extra garage, and I cleaned out a few kitchen items… and it sure feels great to get rid of some of the things we no longer need, use, want or love!

craigslist 101 - Andrea Dekker

I know many of you are also in a spring cleaning / purging mood right now, and if you’re having trouble selling your castoffs, here are 3 ideas that might help! Craigslist 101: Are You Asking The Right Questions? Posted by Andrea | 06/9/2014 | 6 comments As a very experienced Craigslist buyer, I’ve had my fair share of “are you kidding me?”

Today, I’m sharing a list of questions you can ask to hopefully save yourself some time and gas money when shopping on Craigslist. Craigslist 101: 4 Tips to Set Your Price posted by Andrea | 05/9/2014 | 10 comments Spring is one of the best times of the year for yard sales, garage sales, church sales, 2nd-hand sales, etc. List of Things to Dispose Of. Cleaning out clutter can be a tough task, especially if you have been letting it build up for a while.

List of Things to Dispose Of

Instead of setting aside a huge block of time to take care of months' or years' worth of clutter, take baby steps by throwing away only one type of item a day. And by throwing away, I mean recycling, selling, donating, or — as the last resort — trashing. 10 Steps for Saying Goodbye to Sentimental Objects. Let's Play a Minimalism Game Together. A new month is approaching—let’s play a game together: We call it the 30-Day Minimalism Game.

Let's Play a Minimalism Game Together

Here’s how it works… Find a friend or family member: someone who’s willing to get rid of their excess stuff. This month, each of you must get rid of one thing on the first day. On the second, two things. 8a: DeCLUTTER. Storage, Cleaning and Organization. Housewares Home Page >> Get organized!

Storage, Cleaning and Organization

Storage, cleaning & organization tips, products and solutions for your home. Find handy and helpful tips to de-clutter, cleaning tips and equipment, how to store household items and appliances, better organize your home Twist & Shout Mop ReviewTwist & Shout Mop Review; Twist & Shout is a self-wringing mop and pail system that makes cleaning floors quick and easy Must-Have Items for the Comic Book Lover or GeekMust-haves for the comic book lover or geek; useful things the comic book fan would love to have; essentials for the comic book nut Snapware Snap'N Stack Home Storage ReviewSnapware Snap'N Stack Home Storage Review; review of Snapware Snap 'N Stack Portable Organizers. Operation organization: 7 Habits of Highly Organized People.

I would not say I was born naturally organized.

operation organization: 7 Habits of Highly Organized People

I've more often identified myself as a more right-brained creative type. However, I've always enjoyed the pursuits and observed the positive effects of organization since childhood. I have found that maintaining a truly consistent organized lifestyle takes a lot of intentional effort, discipline, and practice to achieve.

But, it's WORTH it! Collecting as Pleasure and Pain - Room for Debate. How to Clean a Messy Room without Being Overwhelmed. How to Get Rid of Clutter. In response to my raging spring fever, and in anticipation of our impending move in two months, I just finished a whirlwind cleaning of our apartment.

How to Get Rid of Clutter

Lessons from Tyler Durden & Ben Stiller – Stop Your Possessions From Owning You. How to Fix Your Broken Relationship with Stuff. Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Melissa Gorzelanczyk.

How to Fix Your Broken Relationship with Stuff

Melissa writes about simplicity and finding beauty in everyday life at Peace & Projects. “Instead of trying to improve our relationship with our stuff, we settle for simply cohabiting the same space.” -Laura Crawford, The Path Less Pedaled Question for you: Who decided it made sense to store unused stuff in plastic bins? Somehow many years ago, I caught the plastic bin epidemic that swept our nation.

Bin-aholic goes to rehab It wasn’t until I started reading about minimalism that my forgotten stuff began to haunt me. I knew it was time to take action. And that’s the key. If you want to have a healthy love affair with your stuff, you need to change the way you keep it, treat it and spend money on it. Living in the Land of Enough. Minimalist Fashion Projects. I am no Coco Chanel, but style and fashion is part of being more with less.

Minimalist Fashion Projects

We spend so much time thinking about what we wear, that I think it is time to simplify the concept of getting dressed. I’m not suggesting that we don’t get dressed, just that we stop giving it so much attention. Then again, when you stop paying attention and start wearing your yoga pants everywhere, it’s time to get yourself together. (I am speaking from experience and knew I had a problem when my daughter told me she was going to secretly throw my yoga pants away). Eating at a restaurant with a 24 page menu can be overwhelming. For me, the purpose of dressing with less is twofold.