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Declutter Like a Mother

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Great book full of helpful tips for me a mother of 2 under the age of 7.  Will get a copy for myself to go back to time and time again
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Great book, gave me some tips and great insight. Not my usual type of read but really worth it. Thank you netgalley.
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This is a fantastic book if you are looking to declutter and minimize your home. While none of it was earthshattering or new, it was a wonderful refresher on the importance of pairing down your home. Allie walks you through the steps of decluttering your home and making your home work for you. I would have loved more concrete examples of ways to simplify routines and household management in general. However, if you have too much stuff and are looking for mays to minimalize, this is a great start.
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This book is PERFECT for the minimalist lifestyle! I have de-cluttered my house and feel much "freer" and "light." This book teaches you how to make any space less stressful and more "zen."
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I have been following Allie for years, and this book was a long time coming! Even if you are very familiar with Allie's work and her ideas about decluttering, this book will not feel redundant or repetitive. Plus, it's nice to have her ideas distilled into one book that you can keep on your shelf.
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3.5 Stars
I am someone who is always in need of assistance with de cluttering. There I said it. This book had many tips and tricks that are useful. Since my kids are grown, it had some information that did not apply to me but would for others.
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Actually declutter is always interesting theme for me.  But after read so many books about it,  I need extra life-changing tips and tricks. This book actually suitable for beginner to step in decluttering world.  Nothing new but the author's voices is warm and friendly to guide during the journey. Separate with our belonging isn't easy but it is first step to lighter life. 

Thanks Netgalley for providing me with this useful self-help book.
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Book received for free through Netgalley

I follow Allie Casazza on social media and, for a bit, podcasts for a while so when I saw she wrote a book I hopped on it. I didn't read it through but I'm glad I came across it as it's a great informational source. I could see this being a great book to see at the library or something to see if her style works for you and then buying if you want it as a reference. Overall a great informative book.
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I really need this book. After a lifetime of collecting stuff, I just feel overwhelmed. This is taking me on a journey to a lighter life.
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This book really spoke to me with the title and the cover. As a mom of two young kids, I am drowning in "stuff". It seems nearly impossible to find the drive and energy and time to declutter along with everything else that's necessary with running a life and home on a daily basis. I think this book could have been viewed in a different way that could have been more helpful to people in a similar place. Yes it's beneficial to start in an area that has low sentimental attachment, but how do I find even 5 minutes to declutter when the baby is coloring on the walls? How will this help me in my day to day overwhelm? I think there are a lot of books and resources on decluttering but I was looking for something more mom-centric.
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While I appreciate the fact that some organisation professional use an all or nothing approach and create beautiful results, I've never been the type to be able to live in a minimalist space.

With Declutter Like A Mother, Casazza provides helpful tips that provide a more flexible approach to streamlining the house. While minimalism is still the central theme of this book, it provides you with options to suit all lifestyles. Don't like the idea of a capsule wardrobe? Then don't do it, just make sure you're getting rid of the things that no longer work.

Overall it was a different approach to shedding the deadweight in your life. Providing a general overview rather than hard and fast rules, this one is guaranteed to be a hit with minimalists and clutter queens alike
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I appreciate Nelson Books and NetGalley for the advance digital copy.

Allie Casazza is likeable and this book does offer many helpful suggestions. It's nothing ground breaking, but I do appreciate methods that don't follow an all or nothing theme. 
The minimalism adjacent approach appeals to me and feels more attainable.
It felt like a lot of time was spent referencing her blog and website, but the reminder that she had other resources available didn't bother me too much.
It did feel as if the book was geared primarily toward mothers and families, but it DOES say mother in the title, so this shouldn't have surprised me. 

Overall this book did exactly what I read it for...motivated me to find ways to declutter my home. And as an added bonus it helped me try to keep a sense of humor while doing it.
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Thank you Netgalley and Nelson Books for providing a copy of Declutter Like a Mother by Allie Casazza for an honest review.

Declutter Like a Mother was a very informational book that explored many different avenues of tackling the typical disorganization and clutter of today's family. The book talked about the reasons for clutter and how to not only address the physical cleaning but also how to keep your life and home clutter free. I enjoyed the practical steps outlined in this book and how detailed each section was. Allie Casazza is a likeable writer with a friendly and supportive voice. Although decluttering is often overwhelming Declutter Like a Mother had a nice breakdown of common problem areas that made it feel manageable.
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I love Allie's writing and all that she offers the community. Thank you for the ARC.
This book is great and offers so much for those who need some handholding to improve the quality of their life through intentionally clearing their homes of clutter and organising things to suit them better.
Personally this book is too longwinded for me. For a project like this, I would prefer more bullet points and checklists.
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This book was all the same strategies that the author gives for free on her blog and social media. It may be better for someone who hasn't been following her for awhile. I was hoping there would be some new strategies presented. Overall it was fine.
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honestly i wanted to like this book, but it did not work for me. i wish it would have because i was so excited to read this one and to get to read it way early?! thank you so much netgalley!!!!!
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Very useful but would have liked more images, like examples of how to set up things or just more personal images.
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A great read and makes you really think about how you want to run your home and how you can make it work for you. A great how to book and I felt like I gained a lot from this read
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Always interested in this topic!  Not much new info (toss, keep, donate) but helpful room by room guide was motivating!
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Great book for anyone but can be an essential tool for todays busy moms!! I have flagged this book so that I may reference back to it as I implement Ally’s strategies in my own chaotic household! Highly recommend!
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