Le minimalisme

Step 2: Open a Google Drive Account and Scan Everything

Publié par Audrey Marcotte le

Ah... Papers. If you are the kind of person that already keeps everything clean and ordered in a binder, you probably can skip this step. I started decluttering my home with papers when I realized that this was one of my big problems. Papers everywhere. On the fridge, on my desk, on the countertop, on the coffee table... Everywhere! But I own a beautiful gray binder in my home office... so why let papers everywhere? Because it has some utility, like a visual checklist that I can see everyday: This bill has to be paid. This gift certificate has to be...

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Step 1: Don't Let Anything Enter Your Home Without Your Consent

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First things first. Yes, this is the first important step for decluttering your home. If you don't do this, you will feel that your efforts are useless which can be really frustrating. There are many ways to get rid of things that enter your home without your consent (or your knowing for that matter). I'm thinking here about printed publicity, gifts (yes gifts), free samples, plastic bags, etc. Printed publicity Do you realize how much publicity there is out there? And if you're like me, you put it directly to the recycling bin 95% of the time. Since I am...

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How to Declutter your Home Without Going Crazy

Publié par Audrey Marcotte le

During my pregnancy, I had the urge to clean and declutter. A new baby's coming, we need space! I read articles like "How to Declutter your Home" or the "30-days Home Detox", which are good, but didn't quite fit with my personality. Those kind of articles are drastic and encourage fast actions. I am more the iterative kind, beginning something partially, then adjust it before completing. I also watched "Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things" on Netflix and read the french canadian book "En as-tu vraiment besoin?" by Pierre-Yves McSween. So I thought of a series of posts that show...

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