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You normally think of paper clutter being in an office or from kids’ papers from school, but if you enjoy cooking and exploring new recipes, then paper clutter can be a big issue in the kitchen.  Here are 4 tips to create a recipe binder that works! Here are 4 tips to create a recipe […]

How to Create a Recipe Binder that Works!

How to Organize a Recipe Binder that Works!

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The KonMari Method™ worked for the people on TV, but that’s not real life, so it won’t work for me. I don’t want to give up my collection of (fill in the blank), so I’m not going to use the KonMari Method™. I’ve organized my closets and drawers many times with no lasting success, so […]

3 Reasons the KonMari Method™ is Right for You!

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Our paper has been a total mess lately, and I’m so excited to get things back in order again.  I recently polled my Instagram followers and learned that the paper category is where most people struggle!  I wasn’t too surprised because paper is one of the only things that inundates our home daily!  When you […]

I have a confession. Keeping up with paper has been a mess lately.

4 Steps to Clear Your Paper Clutter - The Simplified Island

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All of your little habits each day make up your life.  Woah!  That can be pretty eye-opening!  It’s true.  So many things we do in a day are strictly done out of habit, and we end up doing those things hundreds or thousands of times per year.  Because of that accumulation, all is well if […]

7 Tips for Sticking to New Habits

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After Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, those gift lists are starting to look a little crazy, right? Maybe you aren’t even sure what you bought?! I created this gift tracker out of necessity! I have a long list of people I buy gifts for, and I often shop for items for my […]

The Christmas Gift Tracker and Shopping List!

Christmas Gift Tracker

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I am so excited to announce that my first digital download called “The Complete Guide to Decluttering Your Home” is available for purchase NOW! I’m sure many people would have started small.  They would have chosen one category of the KonMari Method™ and started there.  Well, not me!  This guide will walk you through my entire […]

The Complete Guide to Decluttering Your Home!

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  Psst: Skimmers, head to the bottom for the free download! Tidying with kids can be a huge challenge, but for many parents, it feels like the kid stuff is the main source of clutter in the home.  I could write books on how to handle clutter with kids, but for now, here is a […]

Tidying with Kids 101

Tidying with Kids 101

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Komono is the 4th, and largest, category we cover in the KonMari Method.  It is everything in your home that is not Clothing, Books, Paper, or Sentimental Items, so it’s a huge category and can take quite a while.  I have many tips for sorting all of your stuff, but these are my favorite 5. […]

5 Tips for Sorting All of Your Stuff

5 tips for sorting all your stuff

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As soon as I learned my 10-year-old would be doing school from home three days per week, I knew we would have to create a virtual-day routine. Getting back into the school routine after summer is hard enough, and I knew if we weren’t careful those at-home days could feel like an extension of summer […]

Create a Virtual-Day Routine

Virtual-Day Routine

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Does anyone else treat the time around late August and early September as the start of a New Year? Maybe it’s my lasting love for school supplies or my need for crisp fall air after a hot, sticky summer, but I am more energized and refreshed this time of year than in January! I love […]

Pantry Wall Refresh!

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I'm Caroline Roberts - your guide for getting your home decluttered and organized once and for all!

tell me more...

Categories

KonMari MethoD™

Storage

Before/After

Systems/Routines

Created by REVAfrom the Noun Project

Personal Life