When life is simplified and decluttered, life is easier.
My 29-day meal plan for February is here! Use this recipe-for-recipe, or pick your faves!
Being organized is important for so many reasons. Here are 10 ways being disorganized is hurting you professionally and personally.
Coat closet organization can be a challenge, but this guide will help you maximize and organize every inch of your space!
My January Monthly Meal Plan is ready to go! 31 Meals in 30 minutes using all the food we’ve been ignoring in our freezer. Yum!
Want a simple way to make someone smile? Put together a “Thank you, Delivery Drivers” sign and basket and wait for the happy dances!
If you’ve ever scrounged around for medicine when you’re away from home, a travel pill organizer may be just what you need!
Plants add so much to a home. After years of buying (and killing) plants, I’ve got 5 favorite common houseplants that are easy to care for.
Are you feeling overwhelmed with the start of school? Same. Here are 5 spots to reset before school starts. Take control of your space.
If you or someone you love suffers from hoarding disorder, these 10 decluttering tips for hoarders may be helpful for you.
Thinking about paying your kids money for chores? Here are some parameters and rules to consider so kids can learn.
Need a chore chart for kids? They’re useful tools to build independence and responsibility. Free printables you can edit and use!
Is walking into your garage stressful? Garages can be a beast to organize, but my favorite garage organization products can help!
Feeling bogged down by clutter in your home? This 30 Day Declutter Challenge will have you tackling common problem areas in homes so you can feel good about your space.
Looking to simplify? Slow: Simple Living for a Frantic World by Brooke McAlary might be just the book you need right now.
Got an extra few minutes to kill? These TEN 10-minute tidying tasks will help you tame the chaos in just a few minutes each day.
Ready to plan your summer? You need a simple summer planner to map out your months and balance free time, vacations, and summer camps.
Do you love the cattle panel trellis arch look but can’t quite make it work? Check out how we created a dupe for our backyard garden!
Have a college graduate to shop for? Here are 12 thoughtful, clutter-free gift ideas for grads! Start them off in life on the right foot!
When does a home cross the line from cluttered to a hoarder house? Answer these 11 questions to figure out whether to get help.
Are you overwhelmed by the number of toys your child has? Does the toy clutter in your house stress you out? Maybe it’s time to rotate toys!
Do you feel you can’t stay organized no matter how often you, well, organize? Here are three (truth bomb) reasons this might be happening.
Are you looking for a simple wall feature that also adds storage? A Slat Wall with shelves may be just the project for you!
Want to celebrate your child but not be given a ton of gifts? Here are a few “No Gifts, Please” wording suggestions so your guests know!
You love your kids; you want to celebrate them, but you know they don’t need more STUFF, so what do you do? Have a “No Gifts, Please” Party!
Are you getting your home organized and want to upgrade your labels? You need a label maker for home organization — here are my top picks!
Do you have a giant box full of old pictures in a closet somewhere? Organize printed photos and ENJOY them! Here’s how!
This summer, I’m all about simple suppers, which is illustrated in my June meal plan. What looks good to you?
No one wants to cook in the summer. These simple summer dinner ideas involve minimal prep, heat, mess, and stress! Bring it on.
Summer is coming and I’ve got plans – kind of. My 2022 Summer Goals are general, but essential. It’s going to be a summer to remember-ish!
Blogger & Organizer
Hi! I’m Melissa, owner of Life with Less Mess! As a teacher, then a mom, then an organizer, and then a teacher again, I’ve learned (firsthand, over and over) the benefits that organization can bring into lives – especially busy lives with lots of kids running around!
Follow along as I organize, declutter, and DIY my way through my spaces. By living my life with less mess, I hope I can motivate and inspire you to do the same! LEARN MORE