What I Learned From Decluttering 1,001 Things {Final Decluttering Report}

If you’re new to this series, in 2021 I’ve been working on decluttering 1,001 items from our home as part of one of my goals for my 101 in 1001 list. Back in 2013, I did a massive decluttering project I called 50 Weeks to Organized, where we got rid of approximately 50% of our …

cluttered master closet

Declutter 1,001 Challenge: Progress Report #4

If you’re new to this series, I’m currently working on decluttering 1,001 items from our home as part of one of my goals for my 101 in 1001 list. Back in 2013, I did a massive decluttering project I called 50 Weeks to Organized, where we got rid of approximately 50% of our belongings. Since …

shelves of goods for short-term food storage

Food Storage 101: Short-Term Food Storage {aka, Creating a Revolving Pantry}

This is part two in a 4-part series I’m doing on food storage and emergency preparedness, which is something our family is currently working on. The first post was all about how to actually AFFORD to build up your food storage (and why it’s important to do so), and this post is going to be …

boxes to unpack and declutter

Declutter 1,001 Things Challenge: Progress Report #3

If you’re new to this series, I’m currently working on decluttering 1,001 items from our home as part of one of my goals for my 101 in 1001 list. Back in 2013, I did a massive decluttering project I called 50 Weeks to Organized, where we got rid of approximately 50% of our belongings. Since …

1001 decluttering challenge

Declutter 1,001 Things Challenge: Progress Report #2

If you’re new to this series, I’m currently working on decluttering 1,001 items from our home as part of one of my goals for my 101 in 1001 list. Back in 2013, I did a massive decluttering project I called 50 Weeks to Organized, where we got rid of approximately 50% of our belongings. Since …

fresh produce from Misfits Market

Food Storage 101: How Do I Afford It? {+ Why Should I Care?}

For many years now, Matt and I have had a decent food storage cushion—at almost any given time in our marriage, we’ve had around a 1-2 month supply of pantry staples and shelf-stable food on hand, for whatever unplanned event might come up, whether that was a smaller-than-expected paycheck or getting sick and being unable …

1001 decluttering challenge

Declutter 1,001 Things Challenge: Progress Report #1

Like everyone else, January often hits me hard with the urge to declutter, simplify, pare down, eat less chocolate…you get the idea. While I got rid of about half of my possessions back in 2013 as part of my 50 Weeks to Organized project, I have acquired PLENTY more stuff since then, especially as we’ve …