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De-Cluttering: Cleaning Out the Chatter

While my kids and I are on a break from homeschooling for a couple weeks, I have been on a mission to de-clutter my house. Inspired by my Christmas present, a new storage cabinet for school supplies (Thanks Mom!), I am going room to room, tossing junk and organizing. Since I am being ruthless in my winnowing, the hardest part is keeping my kids and my husband out of the give-away boxes. For today, I have run out of mess-busting stream and, as is usual for this night-owl writer, everyone in my house is sleeping as I write this post. The furnace just clicked off and now around me all is silence—Heaven. Read more at