Bucket Listr posts by Rita Wilkins. Rita is a renowned expert in decluttering and minimalism, empowering individuals to simplify their lives through practical tips and resources, while also captivating audiences as a professional speaker and author.

Give Thanks For Minimalist Tips For Decluttering 

Don’t Allow Clutter To Cause You Stress  Are you living with too much stuff in a home that doesn’t have enough space? Are you tired of feeling stressed out because of clutter? If so, know you’re not alone. You don’t have to live with unwanted clutter – you can learn how to let go of [...]

The Downsizing Designer’s 10 Favorite Home Organizing Solutions

For the first time, I would like to focus on actual products that I have used myself and strongly recommend. They will help you get organized and stay organized once you’ve decluttered a particular space. If you read my blogs, you know that I don’t normally encourage you to buy more because my primary focus [...]

Top 5 Decluttering Tips For Retirement 

Do You Want To Declutter For Retirement?  As you try to plan for your retirement, do you feel bogged down by the amount of stuff you have? Is your home too cluttered? Do you worry about how the clutter will affect your ability to maintain your home? Are you considering moving to a smaller home [...]

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 [...]

It’s March: Wake It Up, Shake It Up! Shake Off the Seasonal Malaise

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer When was the last time you were on fire? Nothing or no one was going to stop you! You knew what you wanted and you were going for it, designing the life you love! You were going to do whatever it took to have what you wanted. It could [...]

By |2023-03-13T11:32:11+00:00March 17th, 2022|Baby Boomers, bucket list, how do i get rid of stuff, lifestyle, motivation, personal growth, Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer., simplicity, simplify your life, Start Your Good Life, time, travel, trending|Comments Off on It’s March: Wake It Up, Shake It Up! Shake Off the Seasonal Malaise

The 3-Day Workweek: It’s possible!

By Rita WilkinsThe Downsizing Designer Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work less, maybe 3- or 4-day work week, and yet still make a great income that will provide for you and your family? This lifestyle design concept of a 4-hour workweek was introduced to us by Tim Ferriss a number [...]

By |2023-03-13T11:32:12+00:00August 3rd, 2021|Baby Boomers, bucket list, freedom, motivation, trending|Comments Off on The 3-Day Workweek: It’s possible!

How To Downsize Your Sentimental Clutter 

Live A Life That Is More Free And Happy After You Downsize And Declutter  Is clutter overrunning and overwhelming your life? Do you feel as though you can’t get rid of clutter because of your sentimental attachment to it? I’m Rita Wilkins, the Downsizing Designer. Not so long ago, I was able to simplify my life through downsizing and decluttering. After going [...]

How a REVERSE BUCKET LIST can reboot and reignite your life and your career

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer One of the most talked-about subjects of our time and at this stage of our lives, is how to successfully navigate these uncertain times so we can not only survive, but thrive in life. In Bruce Feiler’s new book, Life Is in the Transitions, he refers to times of great [...]

By |2023-03-13T11:31:57+00:00November 24th, 2020|bucket list, lifestyle, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How a REVERSE BUCKET LIST can reboot and reignite your life and your career

Empty Nester? What’s Next?

You just dropped off your youngest child at college and moved him into his dorm.  The ride home seems longer.  It’s quiet and tearful. You walk through the front door of your home where there are no more lacrosse sticks or gym bags to trip over.  There are no dirty socks on the family room [...]

Secrets to Living a Vacation Mindset Everyday

It was sure a bitter cold evening, a fire was blazing in the fireplace, and we carefully sipped the hot toddies that we cupped in our hands. I was sitting between my beloved ex-mother and father-in-law on their tiny, well-worn loveseat. I listened intently to story after story of their many trips taken during their [...]

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