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 [...]

5 Minimalist Lifestyle Hacks to a Simpler More Relaxing Summer

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Summer is here… Are you having fun yet? Or are you still rushing around, shopping, packing to get away so you can finally relax and have fun? It sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? Hurry up so you can relax! And then, after all of the running around, you [...]

From Clutter to Clarity: A Countdown Challenge to A Clutter-Free Life

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer When you look around at your cluttered home or specific areas of your home that always seem to be cluttered… Have you ever wondered what the clutter is trying to tell you? What messages are those “never-worn” clothes saying to you? What message are those never-ending stacks of unread [...]

By |2022-06-08T17:07:28+00:00May 26th, 2022|8 Decluttering Methods., Baby Boomers, decluttering tips, engage in yourlife, how do i get rid of stuff, how to declutter, lifestyle, motivation|Comments Off on From Clutter to Clarity: A Countdown Challenge to A Clutter-Free Life

Decluttering? Get Going. Keep Going. 3 Top Tips How to Stay Motivated

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer What would you say is the hardest part of your decluttering journey so far? Would you say… Not knowing where to start because there is so much “stuff”. It’s overwhelming! Not knowing how to start… which room to start on or which decluttering method to use? Most people will [...]

By |2022-06-08T17:06:35+00:00May 24th, 2022|baby boomer downsizing, decluttering tips, how do i get rid of stuff, how to declutter, lifestyle, motivation, Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer., simplicity, simplify your life|Comments Off on Decluttering? Get Going. Keep Going. 3 Top Tips How to Stay Motivated

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 [...]

Family Photos: 5 Ruthless Decluttering Tips

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Family photos. We all have them, hundreds if not thousands of family photos stored in boxes, bins, in our attics, closets, and basements. Photos filled with memories of family, friends, vacations, special moments, and events in our lives. Memories of love, loss, joy, pain at all the different stages [...]

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 [...]

By |2022-04-14T13:18:09+00:00April 14th, 2022|8 Decluttering Methods., A Peak into Your Good Life, decluttering tips, Home Decorating, lifestyle, Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer.|Comments Off on Kids And Clutter: Small Steps You Can Take to Stay Organized

Lose The Clutter but Not the Memories: How To Downsize Your Sentimental Clutter

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer If you are trying to downsize and declutter, are you challenged by having to let go of sentimental things? If you are, you’re definitely not alone. By far, getting rid of things that are near and dear to our hearts can be one of the most difficult parts of [...]

By |2022-04-05T11:31:56+00:00April 5th, 2022|8 Decluttering Methods., decluttering tips, how do i get rid of stuff, how to declutter, lifestyle, Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer., time|Comments Off on Lose The Clutter but Not the Memories: How To Downsize Your Sentimental Clutter

“Right Size” Home Checklist: An Organized Way to Find Your Perfect New Home

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Are you happy with the house you are currently living in? Or do you find yourself complaining: It’s too big, it’s too much work! It’s too small, there’s never enough room! How many of you would say your home is just right? Do you find yourself saying “I wish [...]

By |2022-04-01T03:45:52+00:00April 1st, 2022|8 Decluttering Methods., Baby Boomers, how do i get rid of stuff, how to declutter, how to downsize, how to utilize space in your house, lifestyle, Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer., simplicity, simplify your life|Comments Off on “Right Size” Home Checklist: An Organized Way to Find Your Perfect New Home

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