Decluttering My Life, One Step at a Time

Household Organization

Woman with a full closet

Since I'm always aware of my weight, it makes sense for me to apply the same principals that I've used to control my weight to control my clutter.  For example, several years ago when I reached my highest weight, I decided that I would do whatever it took to never gain more weight.  Back then, ... [Read more]

Can't he at least throw away the tissue papers and the pie tin?

My brother came to visit during Christmas week.  He is not the cleanest person.  Which is fine, I accept him as he is.  However, he slept in my home office/guest room, which is the one that I just organized. This room is where I enjoy my "me" time.  This is where I read, watch Netflix, ... [Read more]

Diana Clothes Before

I have a closet full of clothes that I don't wear.  It bothers me because it looks messy. I get unhappy whenever I put the clothes away after doing laundry.  I have to search for unused hangers and cram the clothes inside.  All of the extra clothes in my closet are making me miserable. I ... [Read more]

Green boxes

Since Christmas is coming up and my family is asking me what I want for Christmas, I thought I better hurry up and make a list.  In doing so, I decided to challenge myself to find products that are inexpensive, won't take up much space and will benefit me in my Decluttering Journey. Cell Phone/Table ... [Read more]

Mom in a messy room

First the good news: I made progress on organizing my home office.  By clearing off my desk and donating a few items, the room has less stuff in it and looks better.  I centralized my bill paying space as before it was spread out between 3 areas: New bills were piled on my desk, the ... [Read more]

Happy thanksgiving turkey

Today is Thanksgiving and I'm decluttering.  The plan is to continue organizing my desk.  I no longer want messy drawers filled with old Zip Drive Disks and Computer Software CDs.  I want to remove old 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 calendars.  I want to remove that pile of keys that I have no idea what ... [Read more]

Untidy, messy desk - overwork concept

If I'm going to succeed at my decluttering goals, I'm going to have to look at the decluttering process the same way as I do with exercise.  I don't really enjoy exercising, but I get up 5 mornings a week and exercise.  Why?  Because I know that exercising makes me feel better and helps keep ... [Read more]

About Me!

I'm Diana and this where I share my progress, tips and everything I learn while I progress towards my goal of a simpler life!

I want less distractions, less stress and more time to focus on what matters to me. I believe that decluttering my home and my mind are the first steps in achieving that.

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