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Day Twenty-Nine: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge – The Power of Honest Friends

It is Day Twenty-Nine of the 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge.  Are you still feeling motivated?  Do you have a lot more to accomplish on your list? Last Thursday I was invited to speak to an amazing group of women, who call themselves SISTAS, and have been gathering together monthly for five years.  …

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Day Twenty-Seven: 40 Bags in 40 Days – Maximizing Vertical Space

It is day twenty-seven of the 40 Bags in 40 Days Challenge.  I have been so impressed with all of the wonderful before and after pictures I have seen.  Keep your updates coming to kristin@livablesolutions.com.  You are all doing such interesting projects. Over the years many homeowners have complained to me “We just don’t have …

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Day Twenty-Five: 40 Bags in 40 Days Challenge – Organizing in sets

It is day twenty-five of the 40 Bags in 40 Days challenge.  Are you sticking to your goals this week?  We worked on cleaning out our garage and shed on this beautiful day. Today I wanted to talk about the simplicity of having matching sets in your house.  As you have been going through your …

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Day Twenty-Two: 40 Bags in 40 Days Challenge – Trash to Treasure

Today is day twenty-two of the 40 Bags in 40 Days decluttering challenge.  Has giving up what you don’t need to someone who does made your heart swell? My heart swelled today when I received an email from one of our participants.  She and her friend, who as also been in contact with me, made …

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Day Twenty-One: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge – Garage Organization

It is day twenty-one of the 40 Bags in 40 Days Challenge.  The weather is getting warmer.  Are you thinking of any projects outside as part of your organizing? Often our garages become an area where we dump the overflow from our house and cars. Inherited or broken furniture, boxes from a move that were …

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Day Twenty: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge – Are you Proactive or Reactive?

It is day twenty of the 40 Bags in 40 Days decluttering challenge.  You are half way through!  Have you accomplished fifty percent of your project goals? It is amazing how fast time can go.  I am sure some of you wish you accomplished more in this time.  Perhaps there were set backs because life …

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Day Nineteen: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge – Living with a Disorganized Person

It is day nineteen of the 40 Bags in 40 Days decluttering challenge. Have you had a busy weekend completing larger projects? I love to see your pictures of your bags going to donation! Today my husband and I were working on emptying the dishwasher and he started reorganizing our silverware drawer because it was …

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Day Eighteen: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge – Capsule Wardrobes

It is day eighteen of the 40 Bags in 40 Days decluttering challenge. How much have you been accomplishing this weekend? I just got back from traveling for the last week.  One of the things that always strikes me as I review how much I over pack is how little we really need on a …

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Day Sixteen: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge – Pantry Containers

It is day sixteen of the 40 Bags in 40 Days decluttering challenge.  If you have some time send me a message to tell me what has been the easiest and hardest part of the challenge so far.  You can email me at kristin@livablesolutions.com. Let’s talk about pantry organization today.  I know that some of …

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Day Fifteen: 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge – Its not a speed race

It is day fifteen of the 40 Bags in 40 Days decluttering challenge.  I am so amazed at all of the great progress so many of you are making in small and large areas. One of you wrote me to let me know that you felt like you were moving too slowly through the process.  …

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