Motivation to reduce consumption and clutter!

If you need some strong motivation to reduce the clutter in your home and life, I recommend checking out this short (and very entertaining!) 20-minute video called The Story of Stuff. In a fun and interesting way, this short movie teaches you a great deal about how factories, governments, consumer marketing and the environment are … Read moreMotivation to reduce consumption and clutter!

How to deal with (literal) emotional baggage

One Sparkleize.com reader writes: Dear Crystal, What should I do with stuff that I feel an emotional connection to but don’t really need? Case in point: what to do with my deceased ex-husband’s ancient, really long skis?! Signed, Nostalgic in New Hampshire Dear Nostalgic, here are some innovative ways to organize (or ship out) those … Read moreHow to deal with (literal) emotional baggage