It is here! The first day of the 31 Bags in 31 Days challenge! Are you ready? I certainly am. This is how the challenge will work. Each day throughout the month of March your goal is to get rid of one bag of “stuff.” Now, that bag can be any size you would like. Some days it may be the size of a grocery store plastic bag, or it could be as big as … [Read more...] about 31 Bags in 31 Days – Day 1
Years ago I did a challenge called 31 Bags in 31 Days. The premise was a simple one, get rid of one bag of junk from my home each day for the month of March. The challenge worked out great for me, and I was able to get rid of a lot of stuff that we no longer needed, clothes that could be donated or handed to a friend, toys that were either broken or were no longer age appropriate for … [Read more...] about 31 Bags in 31 Days
This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting Townsend House! Does decluttering come easy to you? I used to think that it did for me. I knew how to get rid of things like the best of them, but I didn’t make the progress I expected I would make. I went from organizing (moving my stuff around and around until it *fit*), to decluttering, but allowing that … [Read more...] about 31 Days of Finding Freedom in Simplicity – Decluttering Resources
There are affiliate links in this post. Thank you for supporting Townsend House! Now that we have talked about what decluttering actually is, it is time to start the process of going through our homes and figuring out what is most important. There are so many articles and books written about the *right* way to declutter your home, and I will have a post in a couple days with … [Read more...] about 31 Days to Finding Freedom in Simplicity – Declutter Your Home
You had to know the D word was coming, didn’t you? Decluttering is something that is a bit of a buzz word these days. If you just declutter your home, life will become a happy place for you and your family. Of course that isn’t completely accurate, but decluttering is an important part in the simplicity process. Now, when we talk about decluttering, we do not mean MINIMALISM – … [Read more...] about 31 Days of Finding Freedom in Simplicity – Declutter or De-own
I have heard the term planning or personal retreat several times in the past couple of years. It always seemed like something that was not a right fit for me. Not because I didn’t want to participate in a weekend of personal introspection – I mean the idea of going to a hotel by myself for a weekend where I could just concentrate on all of the thoughts in my head without any … [Read more...] about What is a Planning Retreat and Why do I Need One?