8 Reasons Why Many Baby Boomers Fail At Decluttering

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer As I was preparing to write this blog, I originally thought I might have 3 good reasons why many baby boomers might fail at decluttering, but the more I started to think about it, there are many more than just 3. I’m going to share with you 8 reasons [...]

5 Tips: How to Get Your Spouse on Board When Decluttering Your Home

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Have you ever found yourself saying… “It’s so much easier to declutter and get organized when my spouse is not around.” Or “He doesn’t really help, he just complains or gets in my way” As the Downsizing Designer, I can’t tell you how often I hear these kinds of [...]

Need Help Decluttering In The New Year? 

How Will This New Year Be Different For You?  A new year is a time for starting fresh and resolving to change for the better. However, it’s hard to stick to your plans if you don’t even know how to get started – and getting started is where most people find themselves stuck when they want to declutter [...]

A Checklist for Finding The “Right Size” Home

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Not all baby boomers are downsizing. That might sound funny coming from me, the Downsizing Designer, but what is happening is that baby boomers are trying to figure out what the “right size” house is for them at this stage of their lives. After all, lives change, people change, [...]

Do You Want To Declutter In The New Year?

What Are Your Plans For The New Year?  Now that New Year’s Eve has arrived, what plans do you have for your home in the new year? Do you look around your home now and wish it were less cluttered? Do you find yourself thinking that, once the new year is started, you’d like to declutter your surroundings [...]

Declutter Your Home After The Holidays 

Are You Eager To Get Rid Of Clutter After The Holiday Season?  Clutter in your home can be a great cause of stress – and sometimes after the holiday season that clutter can be all the worse! This holiday season, what if you were prepared to get rid of the clutter? What if you could learn how [...]

Downsized? How to Decorate Your New Smaller Home for the Holidays

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer At this stage of life, you’re looking forward to a simpler lifestyle with less clutter, more freedom, new friends, and new memories. Your kids are now grown and have left the nest. You might be single, widowed, or a couple. No matter what, holidays have changed for you. The once [...]

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Is Clutter Preventing You from Enjoying the Holidays?

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer One of my decluttering clients shared this with me the other day: “I thought holidays were supposed to be fun when you have little kids! They look forward to it all year and so do I, but now that the holiday season is actually here, I’m so stressed out [...]

By |2021-12-16T15:09:55+00:00December 16th, 2021|decluttering tips, downsizing, downsizing after retirement, downsizing for baby boomers, downsizing in your 70s, simplify your life|Comments Off on Is Clutter Preventing You from Enjoying the Holidays?

Get Started Decluttering Today! 

How To I Start Decluttering?  Are you tired of the clutter in your home? Do you feel stuck and uncertain about how to get rid of the clutter? Do you wish you had an easy guide to teach you how to get started decluttering? I’m Rita Wilkins, and I’m here to offer the help you [...]

Why You Should Declutter Your Home 

You Don’t Have To Live With A Cluttered Home  If you’re overwhelmed by the clutter in your home and would like professional help to learn how to start decluttering – you’re in luck! My name is Rita Wilkins. Some know me as the Downsizing Designer. Once, I too lived with too much clutter. Now, I [...]

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