Episodes
This week is all about Self Storage - what it's used for and how to tell the difference between helpful and unhelpful use of it. Thanks so much for listening to our podcast, and thanks especially if you're a Patreon supporter. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter, too -  you can do so on our website.   We'd love you to get in touch to discuss anything about the podcast. You can send us an email at [email protected],...
Published 10/26/21
This is part 2 of our duo of recipe-related episodes. This week is all about how to turn your unhelpful recipe clutter into a treasured collection that's easy to use and love. Thanks so much for listening to our podcast, and thanks especially if you're a Patreon supporter. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter, too -  you can do so on our website.   We'd love you to get in touch to discuss anything about the podcast. You can send us...
Published 10/19/21
Whether it's cookbooks, clippings or scrapbooks, most of us have at least some recipes in our homes.  And some of us probably have an unhelpful amount (including Bec & Tara!!!). So this week we're tackling what recipe clutter is and why we have it. And then next week we'll help you solve the problem! Thanks so much for listening to our podcast, and thanks especially if you're a Patreon supporter. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon...
Published 10/13/21
So... we had no idea what Sophrology is until this episode! It's actually been very well-known and practised in some European countries for decades, and so we thought we'd all learn together because it's got a lot in common with other things we've learned about like meditation, yoga and mindfulness. We're guided by the lovely Marianne De Kleer and you can find her website here. Thanks so much for listening to our podcast, and thanks especially if you're a Patreon supporter. If you love...
Published 10/05/21
There are some similarities and differences between hoarding, Hoarding Disorder, and Collecting. If you've ever wondered how to differentiate between them, this episode should help! Thanks so much for listening to our podcast, and thanks especially if you're a Patreon supporter. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter, too -  you can do so on our website.   We'd love you to get in touch to discuss anything about the podcast. You can...
Published 09/29/21
This episode is about triggers that prompt you to do a declutter or a re-organise.  Using triggers can be a valuable tool both in a slow-and-steady decluttering way, or when you're in maintenance mode. Bec and Tara will help you identify any triggers you may have, or some you can use in a new way to help you on your decluttering journey. Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so...
Published 09/23/21
Bec recently went on a much-needed holiday by herself, and it got Tara thinking that it would be worth exploring the merits and possibilities of getting away by yourself. So in this episode we discuss how you might take a solo break to recharge, and give you some ideas for how you might carve away a little solo time for yourself. Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our...
Published 09/14/21
This episode addresses some of the items that our listeners have trouble finding homes for.  We give you some ideas on where you might stash some of those items, and also re-visit the "why" around having homes for things. Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.   We'd love you to get in touch to discuss anything about the podcast. You can send us an email at...
Published 09/08/21
Have you ever felt an inexplicable craving to go shopping and buy stuff? Or had the urge to buy something impulsively when you are shopping?  Both Bec and Tara have - and this week we chat about why it's such a human thing to do, and how to understand and possibly prevent it from happening to an unhelpful extent. Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.   We'd...
Published 09/01/21
Welcome to our 150th episode!!! We cannot believe we have been able to talk for this long, and of course can certainly believe we've been able to talk for this long haha! We're so happy to have been sharing this project of ours with such wonderful listeners - you're all so lovely and funny and kind. This week we thought we'd turn the tables and invite one of our listeners to interview us, to celebrate you all. Jess asked great questions that I'm sure you also might have asked in the...
Published 08/25/21
Jeannie Stith-Mawhinney from Your Colour Guru joins Tara this week to talk about what "knowing your colours" is, and how it might help you declutter your wardrobe and enjoy it more. From "what is a neutral?" to "what do we do if we change our hair colour?", your questions are answered! Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.   We'd love you to get in touch to...
Published 08/18/21
This week we're honing in on children, and suggesting some ways that you can help your kids let go during decluttering and organising. If you're interested in more episodes about helping children, you can also check out these: https://beuncluttered.podbean.com/e/raising-uncluttered-kids-part-1/ https://beuncluttered.podbean.com/e/raising-uncluttered-kids-part-2/ https://beuncluttered.podbean.com/e/managing-kids-artwork/ Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it,...
Published 08/10/21
This week we're probably going to get in rouble for even SUGGESTING this....but *ducks* can you have too many pets?? Let's investigate and see! Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.   We'd love you to get in touch to discuss anything about the podcast. You can send us an email at [email protected], [email protected], or any of the links...
Published 08/04/21
This week we're talking about the Cluttercore trend - what it means, what it looks like, and what it's useful for. If you're a lover of a "busy" aesthetic, you'll love this one!   Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.   We'd love you to get in touch to discuss anything about the podcast. You can send us an email at [email protected],...
Published 07/27/21
We've touched on this before in our "Toxic Relationships" episode, but we thought we'd go a little deeper into decluttering friendships.  Why would you want to end a friendship? And if you do, how do you do it? Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.   We'd love you to get in touch to discuss anything about the podcast. You can send us an email at...
Published 07/20/21
This week we're talking Sleep Procrastination and Revenge Sleep Procrastination. This is when you deliberately forgo sleep even though you know you shouldn't. Why we do it, and maybe how it might be a behaviour worth changing. It's an interesting concept and one we can probably all relate to in some way. Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.   We'd love you...
Published 07/13/21
Tara is trying to make a photobook and it's making her crazy so she thought she'd ask Bec for some advice. If you've gotten a bit bogged down in the whole photobook thing then this might be helpful! Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.  Our Patreon supporters will be able to access the video version of this interview - we hope you love it!   We'd love you...
Published 07/06/21
This week we are excited to be talking to the wonderful Brooke McAlary from The Slow Home Podcast about her new book "Care". We chat about Brooke's journey from a person who told herself a whole lot of stories about what life was meant to be like, pushing herself to the limit (and over it!) to achieve what she thought she was meant to achieve, to someone who is leading the way in the Slow Living Movement (and of course being much happier in her own life, the main aim). We also discuss...
Published 06/29/21
Okay, hands up who has some obscure kitchen appliances that you use once every two years? Or three versions of the same appliance? Yeah, don't worry - you're not alone!   This week Bec & Tara chat about appliances; why we collect them and how to maybe gain some extra space by editing them a bit.   Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.    We'd love...
Published 06/23/21
So you've heard all about meditation's benefits, and you wish you were into it, but you feel like you really suck at it. You don't want to miss out on the good effects, but what do you do when you feel you can't do it? When you don't have time or you are just *bad* at it? Well, we have some tips that might help! Also, Bec has a new website - check it out, she's quite proud of it! Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to...
Published 06/15/21
This week we're discussing the infamous Junk Drawer. We share some tips on how to keep them under control, advice for if you wish to eliminate them all together and offer confessions about the junk drawer situations in our homes.    Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.    We'd love you to get in touch to discuss anything about the podcast. You can send us...
Published 06/08/21
This week Tara’s chatting with Emily- also know to her Instagram followers as The Simplified Mom. They talk about the misconceptions of motherhood, the journey towards living without clutter and how life can be slow and simple even with kids in tow! You can find Emily on Instagram @the.simplified.mom    Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.    We'd love...
Published 06/02/21
Our final episode in this series is about helping someone in your life to downsize or to clear an estate.  It's a massive undertaking so hopefully some of these tips will help it run a bit more smoothly. Don't forget to get your Pre-Packing Checklist from our website!  Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.    We'd love you to get in touch to discuss anything about...
Published 05/25/21
Our third episode in this series (are you tired of "Moving" yet?!?) is about Downsizing. It's not just for seniors, so listen up for tips to make sure it all runs smoothly for you. Don't forget to get your Pre-Packing Checklist from our website! As well as the links to the recycling websites we talked about too.  Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.    We'd love...
Published 05/19/21
May is Moving Month!  We're doing a special month dedicated just to moving and downsizing and this week is our second week. We're focusing on unpacking this week.  Don't forget to get your Pre-Packing Checklist from our website!  Thanks so much for listening to our podcast. If you love it, and want it to stay ad-free, you are invited to become a Patreon supporter -  you can do so on our website.    We'd love you to get in touch to discuss anything about the podcast. You can send us an email...
Published 05/11/21