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Declutter Tips

Travel – Part 1

It has been a looooong time since either of us have travelled but over the last little while we’ve had a few requests […]

Setting Up a New House

Setting up a new house can be fun, exciting and the possibilities feel endless. But it can also be a little overwhelming, especially […]

Balance

Balance – what is it, how does it relate to decluttering and organising and how can we use it as a tool to […]

Time Management

  Are you always on time or are you always running late? Today we explore the concept of time (we get a bit […]

Great Expectations

  Does expectation drive you into action or do you feel it sets you up for disappointment? Can your expectations daunt you or […]

Jealousy vs Contentment

Do you feel the need to keep up with the Jones’s? Has your house become overrun with stuff that you purchased to bring […]

Top Tips for Downsizing

Moving to a smaller home can be stressful especially when you’ve collected a lifetime of memories and belongings. Today we are revisiting our […]

Zones

Zones are super handy. They are particularly useful when dealing with multipurpose areas such as a rumpus room or garage.  Everyone has […]

Item or Space?

We love using binary decisions as a tool when you have so many decisions to make. One in particular that we wanted to […]

Mindful Noticing

Hey amazing listeners! It’s Amy going solo today dropping you a fun little bonus episode. We do have our regular episode coming up […]

All or Something

Usually we think of the saying ‘All or Nothing’, unfortunately this is often entirely unhelpful when it comes to being motivated, so […]

Momentum

Momentum. It’s so great when you are riding that wave of momentum but what do you do when you get stuck?! Today we […]

Top 3 Things

This week’s episode is the kind of episode where you can put it on and play along! We are naming the top 3 […]

Helping Others Declutter

Have you been asked to help a friend or family member declutter? How did it go? Did you wish you had a few […]

7 Ways to Make Life Easier

There is nothing worse than not being able to find what you need when you need it! Today we cover 7 key items […]

Invisible Decluttering

Today we bring to you our thoughts on invisible decluttering. Decluttering isn’t always about the stuff, there is a LOT that goes on […]

Gamifying Decluttering

Have you ever thought about making a game out of decluttering? Gamification is a way of attempting to enhance everyday activities by turning […]

Loss Aversion Theory

Today we attempt to explain Loss Aversion theory. Now, neither of us are economists or behavioural therapists but we try our best to […]

Sentimental Partners

Today we tackle one of the big decluttering hurdles – sentimentality. What happens when you live with someone who has a different level […]

100 things you can declutter today – Part 5

  *Apologies for the sound quality of todays ep, we blame December ’21!* We know that a new year brings fresh motivation to […]

100 things you can declutter today – Part 4

  *Apologies for the sound quality of todays ep, we blame December ’21!* We know that a new year brings fresh motivation to […]

100 things you can declutter today – Part 3

  *Apologies for the sound quality of todays ep, we blame December ’21!*   We know that a new year brings fresh […]

100 things you can declutter today – Part 2

  We know that a new year brings fresh motivation to declutter your home, so over the next 4 weeks we will be […]

100 things you can declutter today – Part 1

  We know that a new year brings fresh motivation to declutter your home, so over the next 5 weeks we will be […]

Shopping Bags

Did you know that shopping bags don’t have to take over your house and that they can actually be nicely organised?! Over a […]

Return to School

With NSW out of lockdown (and Victoria not far behind – we hope!) restrictions are easing for many and the kids are finally […]

To Do Lists

To do lists…Do you love them or do you hate them?! We cover all the things today, how they can be helpful, do […]

Self-Sabotage

This week’s episode was recorded on RUOk Day, so we took the opportunity to check in on each other and to have a […]

Love It

Rounding out our mini series is this week’s episode ‘Love It’. Asking yourself ‘Do I love it’ can grant you the permission to […]

Use It

Do you use it? Following on from last week’s episode, today we are posing to you this question – Do you use it? […]

Need It

Do you need it? Need is such a subjective thing, only you can truly know what you need but sometimes figuring that out […]

Inherited Clutter

**trigger warning** – things mentioned into day’s episode such as death, road accidents and divorce may be triggering for some listeners** And […]

Travel Bags

We love our Facebook Community!! Especially when members request specific topics. So this week you can thank Jodi Mine for our chat about […]

Behind Cupboard Doors

  Today’s episode has been inspired by our amazing Facebook Community. A request came in asking us to talk about when at first […]

Binary Decisions

  Today’s episode is a good one!! We bring you a concept that you can use as a tool to help make the […]

Control

  Don’t let the title of today’s episode put you off. Yes we are talking about control but in relation to freedom, grace […]

Renovating

  Tossing up whether to do a reno or sell your house can feel overwhelming. This week we are posing loads of questions […]

Rehome

Do you ever walk into a room and think, ‘what on earth is that doing there?!’ Well you aren’t alone – in today’s […]

Functional Spaces

Do you find yourself getting frustrated in your home? Maybe you have mobility issues and needing clear spaces is not just a nice […]

Deceased Estates

*trigger warning – today we cover topics such as death, wills and all that goes with losing a loved one. We have used […]

Favourite Things

These are a few of our faaaaavourite thiiiings!! Today we are delighting your ears with (you guessed it!) a few of our favourite […]

Just One More

Happy Podcast Day! Today we let you in on a little secret that we Professional Organisers like to use. We like to pull […]

Nuts & Bolts

Are you the keeper of the tools in your house? Maybe it’s your partner or housemate? Regardless of who’s in charge of them, […]

Like With Like

Yay it’s podcast day! Today we are discussing ‘like with like’ – why it’s important and why it’s such a helpful strategy when […]

Minimalism

It’s a miracle – we have found a topic where we BOTH agree! Thanks to some discussions we had with our amazing Head, […]

Kids Outsourcing

Are you wondering how to keep the kids busy, fight the boredom AND remove some things from the metal load you carry […]

Rural Decluttering

Happy Podcast Monday (or Sunday if you live in above the equator!).  We have a special guest interview today! Joining us is one […]

Reset

It’s 2021 – The year that took FOREVER to get here! For our first podcast of 2021 we chat about how to press […]

Listener Questions 2.0

It’s listener question time!! After their Today Extra interview, the girls inspired themselves to ask everyone to send in their questions. So this week’s […]

Sanitary Products

*Disclaimer – this week the theme covers all things period related. If you feel this topic is not for you then tune in […]

Sleep

This week on the podcast Amy and Kirsty discuss the relationship between sleep and clutter. They share some findings from clinical research and […]

Online Selling

Do you have a ‘gunna’ (going to get to) pile or piles? Those items that you want to sell but aren’t quite sure […]

Magic Wardrobe Number

 This week’s episode is thanks to our Facebook Community. Tune in as Kirsty and Amy discuss their guidelines for creating a functional […]

Art

This week we were inspired to chat about artwork thanks to a post in our Facebook community started by Robyn Christie! In this […]

Busy

This week feels like another Iso with Kirst & Ames episode! We chat about the concept of busy – we know – ironic […]

Repurposing Spaces

This week we chat about repurposing spaces and rooms for what you actually need rather than being frustrated by the lack of function […]

Journals

** Disclaimer, we are still recording at home so our sound quality isn’t at it’s best today, so please accept our apologies. We […]

Get Curious

** Disclaimer, we are still recording at home so our sound quality isn’t at it’s best today, so please accept our apologies** This […]

Old Diaries & Calendars

** Disclaimer, we are still recording at home so our sound quality isn’t at it’s best today, so please accept our apologies** This […]

Is it cleaning, tidying or decluttering?

This week we chat about the difference between cleaning, tidying and decluttering. In this episode we; ● Talk about what those three look […]

Downsizing

This week we chat about downsizing and how anyone can downsize if they want! In this episode we; ● Talk about the different […]

Wallets Vs Purses

This week we chat about wallets and purses how we organised them. In this episode we; ● Talk about the official difference […]

Business & Loyalty Cards

This week we chat about business and loyalty cards and how we do (or do not) organised them. In this episode we; ● […]

Decluttering Sessions

This week we chat to about the different types of decluttering sessions we do with clients. In this episode we; ● Discuss the […]

The Hold Back

  This week we chat about things that clutter is holding you back from! In this episode we; ● Give you our thoughts […]

Let it Go

  *Disclaimer: This episode was recorded before Covid-19 took hold of the world, so we just ask for your grace if you find […]

Delaying Purchases

  *Disclaimer: This episode was recorded before Covid-19 took hold of the world, so we just ask for your grace if you find […]

Twin Life with Mandy Hose

*Disclaimer: This episode was recorded before Covid-19 took hold of the world, so we just ask for your grace if you find any […]

Storage Units

*Disclaimer: This episode was recorded before Covid-19 took hold of the world, so we just ask for your grace if you find any […]

Types of Clutter

This week we chat about the major types of clutter we see in the homes of our clients! In his episode we; ● […]

Bargain Clutter

< This week we chat about bargain clutter and whether it really is a bargain. It is following on from last week’s episode […]

Freebie Clutter

< This week we chat about the freebie clutter and what it actually costs you! In this episode we; ● Encourage you to […]

Sharing Economy

< This week we chat about the sharing and borrowing economy, it’s a good one! In this episode we; Encourage you to reduce […]

Command Centre

< This week we chat about having all your family admin paperwork and tasks in one place, the Command Centre: In this episode […]

Photo Organising

This week we chat to Chantal Imbach from Photos In Order about how to declutter and organise your photos. In this episode Chantal; […]

Back to School

This week we chat about having the kids go back or start school here in Australia: ● Encourage you to think the different […]

Perfectionism

This week we chat about Perfectionism. Neither of us identify as perfectionist, that was until we did this episode. So if you too, […]

124 | Firewood

This week we chat firewood at Joanna Strybosch’s request! Amy has a fireplace and while Kirsty loves a fire, she has never had […]

121| Hoarding Disorder

This week we chat to Angela and Wendy from Hoarding Home Solutions about Hoarding Disorder. In this episode we: ● Give you a […]

120 | Responsiblity

This week we chat about responsibility and how to deal with frustrations around the home when you feel others aren’t contributing to household […]

119 | Recycling Holding Zone

This week we chat to one of our beautiful listener Sylvia about all the things you can recycle and how you can repurpose […]

118 | Are We There Yet?

This week we chat about why there is no destination: Decluttered but rather how the decluttering process is an ongoing life-giving journey. In […]

117 | Bulky Sports Equipment

This week we chat about bulky sports equipment and how you declutter, organise and store all those awkward items. In this episode we: […]

116 | Soft Toys

This week we have a conversation about kids and their love of soft toys and how challenging it can be to declutter and […]

115 | Offloading

This week we have a conversation about what to do when you’ve been given things you just don’t love or have space for, […]

114 | Trigger Warning

This week we have a conversation around areas in your home that might cause you to come unstuck because of memories or issues […]

113 | Cords & Cables

This week we have a conversation around decluttering and organising your cords and cables! In this episode we: ● Challenge you to stop […]

111 | Big Books

This week we have a conversation around big books, think reference books, text books, recipe books, encyclopaedias, dictionary etc. In this episode we: […]

109 | House Guests

This week we chat about house guests whether they stay for one night or one year! In this episode we: ● Challenge you […]

107 | Repetitive Clutter

This week we get passionate about repetitive clutter, you know those spaces you’ve decluttered but for some reason, it is groundhog day! In […]

106 | Board Games & Puzzles

This week we get passionate about board games and puzzles! In this episode we: ● Challenge you to declutter this area of your […]

105 | The Holding Zone

This week we talk about the holding zone! The what? So you have started decluttering and you want to move your things onto […]

104 | Tupperware

This week we chat all things Tupperware (& other plastic containers!). We explain why we are like toddlers in more ways than one […]

102 | Junk Room

This week we get very passionate about Junk Rooms! This episode is filled with #truthbombs and #micdrops, like “Rooms without a purpose look […]

099 | Containers

This week we chat about containers! We know so many of you love to dream of and buy containers to store all your […]

098 | Lego

This week we chat about the joy of LEGO! We talk about ways of decluttering it, from selling it to donating it […]

096 | Overwhelm

This week we chat all about the most common word we hear from people we work with: Overwhelm. We all feel it […]

095 | Share Houses

This week we chat all about living in share houses! We chat about the challenge of only having that one room to store […]

093 | Picnic

This week we chat all about decluttering and organising your picnic gear, thanks to the request made by Geraldine Van Oord! We laugh […]

092 | Home Office

This week we chat about home offices! We have two each in our homes so we share what they look like and how […]

091 | Can I declutter too much?

This week we answer a question we were asked by Jarred, can you declutter too much? Our answer is no, but perhaps yes! […]

090 | Master Bedroom

What is your favourite room in your home? Is it your Master Bedroom? Why? Why not? Do you know the difference between a […]

088 | It’s all my husband and kids fault

This week  Amy and Kirsty come with love to question some of your beliefs challenge you thinking about YOU! We recommend going for […]

087 | Social Media

This week we chat about the Social Media, perfect thing to declutter after last week’s episode on the Mental Load! Does the thought […]

086 | Micro Declutter

This week we chat about Micro Decluttering! We know that many of you don’t have hours and hours each week to dedicate […]

085 | Mental Load

This week we chat about the Mental Load! We all carry it in one form or a thousand. We chat about how the […]

082 | Sports Equipment

This week we chat with about decluttering your sports equipment. What are you still using? Do you have sport equipment for a sport […]

081| Teenagers

This week we chat with about decluttering your teenagers 😉 No, we chat about helping teenagers and parents learn to declutter and stay […]

080 | Memorabilia

This week we chat about memorabilia (think: newspapers, magazine, ticket stubs, autograph books, order of services from weddings/funeral/christenings, play booklets, brochures from tourist […]

079 | Musical Instruments & Equipment

This week we chat about musical instruments and equipment with our Sound engineer Jarred Doueal! We chat about what instruments all of us […]

077 | Christmas Function (revisited)

This Christmas season, we are practising what we preach and making this season a bit slower for us by revisiting last years episodes […]

076 | Christmas Gifts & Wraps

This Christmas season, we are practising what we preach and making this season a bit slower for us by revisiting last years episodes […]

075 | Christmas Decorations

This Christmas season, we are practising what we preach and making this season a bit slower for us by revisiting last years episodes […]

074 | Christmas Schedule

This Christmas season, we are practising what we preach and making this season a bit slower for us by revisiting last years episodes […]

073 | Homeschooling

This week we chat to Narelle and absolute amazing woman who homeschools 5 out of her 6 kids (#6 is too young still) […]

072 | Unfinished Projects

This week we chat about our Unfinished Projects! What have you started but left unfinished? Do you have feelings of guilt or shame […]

071 | Bedside Tables

This week we chat about our Bedside Tables! Do you even have a bedside table? Does your bedside table have drawers or is […]

070 | Listener Questions

This week we answer some listener questions! We had questions on under the kitchen sink, small apartments, garage laundries, kids and clutter, what […]

069 | Makeup

This week we chat about makeup! We confess that neither of us are huge makeup wearers, consumers, keepers or storers. We have however […]

068 | Handbags

This week we chat about Handbags! We compare how many we have and what we need to swap out of bags. We chatted […]

067 | Cleaning Products

This week we chat about cleaning products! You’ll find them in the kitchen, bathrooms, laundry and garage/sheds. We talk about what cleaning products […]

066 | Adult Children

This week we chat about Adult children! Adult children that still live at home, adult children that have moved out of home and […]

Husband Onboard

This week we chat to a long time listener and friend of both of ours, James Garth! He gives us his unique perspective […]

064 | Hidden Clutter

This week we chat about Hidden Clutter! The fruit bowl, front of the fridge, on top of the fridge, the junk drawer and […]

063 | Sentimental Papers

This week we chat about Sentimental Papers, so important documents like Birth, Death, Marriage, Citizenship certificates and Passports along with sentimental cards and […]

062 | Clothing

This episode is dedicated to clothes, oh how we love clothes! We give you great tips on how and when to declutter. When […]

061 | Teachers

This episode is dedicated to all the great teachers in the world. Teaching is a calling and we’re so grateful for the teachers […]

059 | Toddlers

Are you living with a Toddler? Are you overwhelmed by all the toys and paraphernalia that comes with parenting a Toddler? We totally […]

058 | Shoes

Are you a shoeaholic? Are shoes the ONE thing you dread to declutter? This week we share our best tips on how to […]

057 | Old Professional Life

Have you had a career change? Moved from full time work to looking after kids or semi-retired? Have you kept papers from your […]

056 | Moving House

Our most requested topic is finally here – MOVING HOUSE! So whether you’ve got a move planned or you’d just like to hear […]

055 | Death

This week we chat about Decluttering after losing a loved one. This is an awesome episode however we wanted to give a trigger […]

054 | Pets

This week we chat about Pets, their paraphernalia, we don’t want you to declutter your pets! We have a special guest in our […]

053 | Small Business

This week we chat about Small Business! This is the episode for all of you who run market stalls, MLM business or work […]

052 | Divorce

This week we chat about Divorce. We wanted to honour how hard divorce can be for all involved and to share some tips on […]

051 | Weddings

This week we chat about Weddings! What ours were like and how much has changed and how much has stayed the same. We […]

049 | Meal Planning

This week we chat about Meal Planning! What it is and what it is not. How different it can be in each unique […]

048 | Sentimental Items

This week we chat about Sentimental Items! In this episode, we acknowledge the different generations and their different philosophies underpinning their mindset towards things. […]

047 | Baby Supplies

This week we chat about Baby Supplies! We give you tips on what you need to get when you are having a baby and how […]

046 | Sophie’s House

This week we put a call out for a listener who wanted to come and interview us in our studio and the amazing […]

045 | Minimalist Kids Parties

This week we are talking about Kids parties- Minimalist Style! We give you tips on how to create parties on a budget, create […]

044 | Dress Ups

This week we are talking about Dress Ups, kids and adults (yes we go there but it’s still kid friendly listening!) We give […]

042 | Photos

Photos! In our generation alone, we have had slides, Polaroids, Film with negatives, Digital cameras, phone camera (and this isn’t even touching […]

041 | Dance Costumes

Do you feel overwhelmed by your kids Dancing costumes? Are you new to the world of dancing or an old hand? Have your […]

040 | Crafts & Hobbies

Do you have a craft or hobby that you love? Do you have a craft or hobby that has been sitting untouched for […]

039 | Office Desk

Do you work in an office at a desk? Is your desk full of clutter? Do you look with envy at others who […]

038 | Holidays

This week we chat about camping and how to make going on holidays easier, simple, straightforward and more organised! You will laugh when […]

037 | Rubbish

Our most Rubbish Episode ever, because we are chatting about RUBBISH!! This episode will have you laughing along with (at) us as well […]

036 | Donations

This week we chat about all the various places you can donate your decluttered items to around Australia. We often get asked where […]

035 | Medicines

This week we tackle an area that one of our listeners, Tanya Castellino, requested, Medicines! We chat about how to store them, how […]

034 | Garage/Shed

Can you park your car in your garage? Do you put stuff in the garage and forget that it is even there? Do […]

033 | Living Rooms

Is the clutter in your living room driving you nuts? How is the functionality of your living space? How many living spaces do […]

032 | Kids Bedrooms

Are your kids bedrooms neat and tidy most of the time or do they regularly look like a bomb has gone off in […]

031 | School Start

Are you counting down the sleeps until the kids go back to school or has it been the best holiday break ever for […]

030 | Media

Do you still have a VHS player? Do you have loads of DVD’s that you no longer watch? Have you got Netflix or […]

029 | Why Declutter

Why do we think decluttering is so important? This week we had a wonderful listener David asked some really good questions and ask […]

026 | Christmas Holidays

Do you love Christmas holidays? Or do you feel overwhelmed by the idea of juggling work/kids/friends/expectations? Here is another episode where you can […]

025 | Christmas Functions

Do you love hosting Christmas functions and being generous with your time, money and home? Or do you feel overwhelmed at the idea […]

024 | Christmas Gifts

Are you a gift giver? Do you love receiving gifts at Christmas time? Have you done all your shopping already? Do your kids […]

023 | Christmas Decorations

Do you love putting up Christmas decorations? Do you have a roof full or a shed full of decoration? Or are you a […]

022 | Christmas Schedule

Do you love Christmas season? Do you put your Christmas tree up the first chance you can? Or are you a grinch? Do […]

021 | Kids Books

Do you love reading books to your kids? Do your kids love reading or being read to? We chat lots of about how […]

020 | Books and Magazines

Do you LOVE books? Do you dread listening to this episode because you think we are going to tell you to get rid of […]

019 | Digital Life

Do you feel overwhelmed by your technology? Are you like Amy who deals with her email asap and only has it on her […]

018 | Gifts

Do you have a gift cupboard or box? Are you like Amy who buys gifts in bulk? Or are you more like Kirsty and […]

017 | Paperwork

Do you love or hate paperwork? Are you like Amy who loves filling in any type of paperwork other than Centrelink forms? Do […]

016 | Bathroom

When was the last time you decluttered your bathroom cupboards? How many bathrooms do you have? How do you hang your towels? How many […]

015 | Laundry

This week we chat about decluttering and organising your Laundry. Do you have a large laundry or a small one? Is your laundry also […]

014 | Backyard

Spring is here in the Southern Hemisphere so we wanted to encourage you to get outside and make your outdoor space clutter free […]

013 | Cars

Most of us have at least one car in our family and boy can they gather clutter!! Whether it’s rubbish, empty coffee cups, […]

012 | Linen Cupboard

Ever given much thought to the state of your linen cupboard? This hilarious episode will have you laughing along with Kirsty & Amy […]

011 | Work Stations

Does your desk tend to accumulate piles of papers, to-do lists, and stationery supplies? How can you work toward having a desk that […]

010 | Kitchen

Every home has a kitchen and it really is the heart of the home. But some of us need some open heart surgery […]

009 | Kids’ Artwork and School Work

Does it seem like your children bring home art work every day? Do you end up with a huge pile of artwork at the […]

008 | Entrance

Where do you dump your keys, wallet and handbag when you come home after a day out? Do you have somewhere to hang […]

007 | Jewellery

Do you have beautiful jewellery that you love and would like to wear but it’s always too hard to find it when you […]

006 | Freezer

What is hiding in the back of your freezer? Do you have any unidentified frozen objects that could be soup, bolognese or a curry […]

005 | Fridge

Have you ever given much thought to how you organise your fridge? What containers go where and which food types are stored in […]

004 | Pantry

How many times a day does someone in your family access your pantry? We estimate for most families it’s about a dozen times […]

003 | Wardrobe Part 2

Are you needing to save space in your wardrobe? Do you want to learn systems and hear about products that will help you […]

002 | Wardrobes Part 1

Do you spend time you don’t have standing in front of your wardrobe trying to find a top that fits? Does your washing sit […]

001 | Childrens’ Toys

Are your kids toys causing stress in your family? Are they spread across multiple rooms and all over the floor? Whether your children are […]

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