Baby Boomers! We Have Too Much Stuff! What Are We Going to Do About It?

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Do you know that the average American household has over 300,000 items in it according to LA Times? And many of us baby boomers have much more “stuff” than that! Perhaps you’ve become blinded to the actual amount of stuff you have in your home. You just don’t see [...]

3 Must-Haves if You Want to Succeed in Decluttering and Downsizing

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer If you are reading this blog, you are likely interested in how to successfully Declutter or Downsize and perhaps both. I’m sharing 3 of the must-have mindsets if you want to be successful on your decluttering and downsizing journey. Just like any other big project you have taken on [...]

A Decluttering Home Checklist Regardless of Your Age

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer I just got off the phone with a new decluttering and downsizing client. Before we hung up, she thanked me profusely and then said, “I feel better already even though we haven’t even started! I already feel a huge sense of relief.” Why did she feel so relieved? Knowing [...]

Learn Decluttering Methods From Home 

Decluttering Checklists To Teach You How To Declutter Your Home  Do you find yourself unsure how to start decluttering your home? Do you wish you could learn more about decluttering before you try to declutter your home? Hi, I’m Rita Wilkins – and I can help you learn about decluttering with decluttering checklists, decluttering workbooks, [...]

Top 8 Lessons I Learned from My Mom About Keeping It Simple

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Have you ever sat down to make a list of all of the things you learned from your mother? In all of these years, I’ve never actually made a list, but once I got started, I couldn’t stop! So far, I have 73 items on my list. I was [...]

Kids And Clutter: Small Steps You Can Take to Stay Organized

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer If you have young kids or grandkids there’s probably nothing more beautiful than to watch them immersed in play. That’s how they learn, that’s how they develop and grow. I would like you to keep those beautiful moments in mind as I share a few ideas with you about [...]

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Downsizing And Starting Over in Your 60s Is Emotional: How to Design the Life You Really Want

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer If you’re in your 60s or 70s, perhaps you have already downsized. You might be saying, “Why didn’t I downsize sooner?” You might be experiencing a home and a lifestyle that is better suited for you at this stage of your life. You have more time, energy, and freedom [...]

By |2022-02-17T11:24:54+00:00February 17th, 2022|A Peak into Your Good Life, Aging in place, baby boomer downsizing, Baby Boomers, Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer., simplicity, simplify your life, Starting the Good Life|Comments Off on Downsizing And Starting Over in Your 60s Is Emotional: How to Design the Life You Really Want

Why Declutter Your Home? 

Are You Ready To Downsize And Declutter?  If so, you’re in the right place. Hi, I’m Rita Wilkins – known to many as the Downsizing Designer! There are many out there who want to learn how to declutter their homes but simply aren’t sure how to get started. That’s where I step in. I was [...]

Busy Peoples Quick Start Guide to Decluttering and Getting Organized

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Do you find yourself saying…? “I’m too busy to find time to declutter and it’s too emotional for me to deal with.” “I have a hard enough time just keeping up with everything I have on my plate.” “I want to have a simpler, less cluttered house and life, [...]

By |2022-02-08T16:25:51+00:00February 8th, 2022|8 Decluttering Methods., A Peak into Your Good Life, baby boomer downsizing, decluttering tips, lifestyle, motivation, Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer., simplicity, simplify your life|Comments Off on Busy Peoples Quick Start Guide to Decluttering and Getting Organized

Forgotten What Day of the Week It Is? Maybe It’s Time for a New Adventure

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Have you found yourself asking what day of the week it is? After a year of wearing masks, not being able to travel to see family and friends, there’s no wonder it all seems like a big blur. And FYI, you are not alone! So many people I talk [...]

By |2021-06-22T11:21:40+00:00June 17th, 2021|A Peak into Your Good Life, freedom, lifestyle, personal growth, simplicity, simplify your life, Starting the Good Life, travel, trending|Comments Off on Forgotten What Day of the Week It Is? Maybe It’s Time for a New Adventure

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