You may be the type of person that has a place for everything and everything is in its place. For the rest of us, especially those with young children, our house is in a constant state of “picking up.” Picking up toys, laundry, shoes, coats – basically, anything that can end up on the floor, piled on the kitchen table, or shoved into a closet.
After a few months (okay, years), the clutter becomes part of the background. Just as long as we aren’t actively being attacked by mutant dust bunnies, we’re happy with a somewhat open path from the bedroom to the bathroom to the kitchen. But the chaos can take a toll.
It did for “The Frugalwoods.” The Frugalwoods are an “ex-urban, rookie homesteaders finding contentment on 66 acres in rural central Vermont along with our daughter and dog and blog about their adventures at http://www.frugalwoods.com. Mrs. Frugalwoods recently wrote about her adventures in decluttering and how purging has made her family happier.