downsizing for baby boomers 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.

Expert Tips and Strategies for Downsizing and Decluttering

Whether you are wanting to downsize to a smaller home and retirement, or to simply declutter the home you currently live in, the process can be overwhelming especially if you’re just starting out. These expert tips and strategies that I cover in this video and blog will help guide you and make the process easier [...]

“Busy People’s” Ultimate Decluttering Guide

In a recent survey of my social media audience, over 75% said one of the hardest parts of decluttering was finding the TIME. Even though they wanted to declutter their homes and get organized, they found it difficult to find time in their busy schedules to actually make it happen. Easy Solutions to Overcome Time [...]

3 Simple Steps to Declutter the Most Challenging Areas in Your Home

If you want to learn how to declutter the most challenging areas in your home, you’ve got to read this blog and/or listen to this video on my YouTube channel. I will share with you three simple ways to declutter those areas once and for all. We all probably have at least one or two [...]

Books I Love to Read and To Give (Bonus: Clutter-Free Gift Ideas for The Minimalist in Your Life)

The holidays are here and you might be looking for a few gift ideas for people on your list who are trying to declutter… not add clutter to their lives. For me, books are my go-to gifts whether hardback, paperback, or audio. If you have a reader on your list, I’ve compiled a short but [...]

3 (Plus 1 More) Really Big Reasons I’m Not Shopping on Black Friday

I have a confession to make. I spent many years of my earlier life shopping for Black Friday bargains along with the rest of the crowds, waiting in line for stuff I didn’t need, and in some cases didn’t even want. Once home with my hands full of shopping bags filled with sale items, I [...]

3 Creative Ways to Deal with “Other People’s Clutter”

If someone else’s trash is another person’s treasure… Why is it that someone else’s stuff is cluttered but yours is not? Why is it so much easier to declutter other people’s stuff rather than our own? Perhaps you’ve heard yourself complaining about “my husband's stuff, my wife’s stuff, or my kids’ stuff.” While it might [...]

Focus On What Matters – Minimalist Essentials 

What To Do If You Have Too Much Stuff  Living with too much stuff can be frustrating. When clutter fills your home, it can make life chaotic. You hold onto things you think you need, but you’re really holding yourself back from the simple lifestyle you crave. What if you didn’t have to overcome decluttering [...]

How To Throw An Extreme Photo Decluttering Party

Do you have boxes of old photos sitting in your basement or big photo albums taking up space on your bookcase shelves? If you are a baby boomer or part of the sandwich generation, chances are you not only have your own photo collections, but you also have those that you inherited from your parents [...]

Decluttering Tips: Learn The Minimalist Essentials 

What To Do If You Have Too Much Stuff, Not Enough Space  A common issue for many individuals is the issue of clutter. You may ask yourself – what is clutter? Clutter is an unorganized, messy accumulation of things. If you find that your home is cluttered with too much stuff, it’s easy to feel [...]

Become A Minimalist Through Decluttering

Learn To Let Go Of Items, Get Rid Of Clutter, And Become More Minimalist  You don’t have to live your life surrounded by clutter. You may feel you don’t know how to get started decluttering or that you don’t know how to live a more minimalist lifestyle. You don’t have to accomplish your minimalist decluttering [...]

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