Monthly Archives: September 2016

Almost hit by a clotheshorse

I have a lot of determination at the moment to clear my surroundings of clutter and mess. So much so, that I spent an hour sorting through baskets of washing and putting things away in the nice tidy baskets that … Continue reading

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Keep calm and tidy up

I applied the 10 minute tidy rule when tidying my spare room yesterday evening. I set the timer and began. When the alarm went off I felt so motivated to carry on that I ended up resetting the timer 3 … Continue reading

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A ten minute tidy up

I took a different approach yesterday and just spent 10 minutes picking things up and putting them in their places. It’s surprising how much you can get done in a short space of time. I went to bed thinking that … Continue reading

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Noticing your clutter

My decluttering challenge has made me much more aware of my surroundings. Today I noticed an area under the ironing board that has had ‘stuff’ sitting there for I don’t know how long! It took me no more than ten … Continue reading

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Decluttering starts with the smallest of steps

It’s got to 9.50pm and I haven’t decluttered anything, nor have I finished reading Monday’s chapter (about wardrobes) in Erin Rooney Doland’s book Unclutter your Life in One Week. I have, however, had a full and busy day at work; given … Continue reading

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Feeling motivated to declutter

Today I did lots of decluttering. My goal was to put the mountains of clothes  away in various family members’ wardrobes and drawers, but I also ended up pottering about downstairs whilst cooking a roast and cleared half the dining … Continue reading

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Weekend decluttering

After writing this morning’s blog, I read ‘The Weekend’ chapter in Erin Rooney Dolland’s book Unclutter your Life in One Week and it was like it was written for me. It described how you should relax after a busy week … Continue reading

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