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Make It Easier To Get Rid Of Your Clutter By Giving Up Hope

A cluttered home gives you less space to work, play and relax, but getting rid of it is often easier said than done. Sometimes the trick to finally parting ways with your clutter is letting go of the “what ifs”.


Junk Doesn't Become Worth Something Just Because It's Free

“Why not? It’s free.” These two sentences can spell doom for your garage, closet and junk drawer. We all love free stuff. Even if it’s something we didn’t want before, we’re tempted to get it if it’s free. But that doesn’t make it worth something.


Get Better Use Out Of A Small Kitchen By Keeping The Countertops Clear

Trying to prep a meal in a tiny kitchen can be incredibly frustrating because you don’t have enough room for anything. If you reserve your countertops for food prep only, however, you can alleviate some of that frustration.


Save Time With Your Garage Sale By Knowing What Sells And What Doesn't

Having a garage sale is a lot of work, but it’s also potentially lucrative. If you want to save some time and stress in the whole process, only price and put out what’s most likely to sell.


Draw More People To Your Garage Sale By Showing Off High-Value Items

When you host a yard sale, a big chunk of your customers are probably going to be people just passing by. Hook more of them in by taking a big play out of the retail playbook.


Organise Your Kitchen Like Julia Child, With A Place For Every Pan

Of course beloved chef Julia Child had an impressive kitchen. Besides multiple pantries and a professional-grade stove, one of the most telling things about her kitchen is the smart organisation.


Conquer Hard-To-Clean Areas In Your Home By Clearing Stuff Out

When you’re trying to keep your home clean, you might want to consider that less is more. If you have some parts of the house you can never seem to keep clean, clear them out as much as possible.


Motivate Your Decluttering By Hosting A 'Swap Party'

If staring at a giant pile of stuff you never use isn’t enough motivation for you to start decluttering, getting your friends and family involved in their own decluttering projects might help. That’s where “swap parties” come in.


Office 365's Clutter Feature For Email Will Soon Be Enabled By Default

Microsoft has been testing Office 365’s Clutter tool, which aims to highlight important messages in your inbox and move stuff you don’t need to worry about immediately into folders, since late 2014. Apparently it’s working well enough that from next month, it will be switched on for all Office 365 accounts by default.


Get Rid Of Clutter By Defining Each Room's Purpose

Defining the purpose of each room is a powerful tool for banishing clutter and getting organised. You’ll know exactly where everything should go and get rid of any “catch-all” spots that turn into piles of clutter.