Simplifying Life

Make more space in life for the things that matter. Topics include decluttering, minimalism, and tackling your crazy schedule.

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    Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers 2021

    Educational toys for toddlers and preschoolers don’t have to be complicated, loud, or annoying. In fact, after parenting four kids, I’ve learned simpler is often better. This post contains a curated list of educational toys that parents and kids are sure…

  • How to Downsize Your Wardrobe With Ease

    You’re not the only one wondering how to downsize your wardrobe. It’s a shockingly common problem: our closets are overstuffed yet we have nothing to wear. Surveys have shown that our bloated closets are making us sad, making us late, and…

  • 5 Easy Ways to Have a Minimalist Christmas

    We all know Christmas is about more than the gift giving, but it’s hard to deny that aspect of the holiday. Is it possible to have a minimalist Christmas without putting a damper on everyone’s enjoyment? Absolutely. If you’ve made a…

  • 11 Best Books on Decluttering and Minimalism

    Whether you’ve caught the decluttering bug or need some minimalist inspiration to get started, this list of best books on decluttering and minimalism will have you covered. Hear from tidying experts (and regular people) on how to make meaningful change in…

  • 50 Best Slow Living Quotes to Inspire a Simpler Life

    I recently went through a deep dive into slow living, which is where my inspiration for this mega-list of slow living quotes came from. I checked out so many slow living books from the library that my husband was worried I…