Monthly Archives: January 2020

File Tax Paperwork in One Place

Sounds simple doesn’t it, to put all tax return paperwork in one folder so you know where it is? However, I don’t, and I can never find anything that I need. And why do I always leave it until the … Continue reading

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A Day Off To Declutter

I had the day off today with the intention of pottering about decluttering and sorting the kitchen area and utility room as it was getting a bit out of control. The goal was: To feel more relaxed in the space … Continue reading

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The Overcrowded Sock Drawer That Winds Me Up Daily

As I reached for a pair of socks this evening, I remembered that I hadn’t got anything to write about for today’s blog. And there it was right in front of me – the annoying sock drawer that I do … Continue reading

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Can You Find a Fluffy Hot Water Bottle When You Need One?

Just look at these lovely looking fluffy hot water bottles. Don’t they deserve a dedicated place around the house? I think so. So, why do I find them in the kitchen, spare room, bedroom, lounge and various other places? Sometime … Continue reading

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Bacon Sandwich and Admin Over Lunch

At lunch time today, I rushed home to make a sandwich, make some calls, do some other admin online, and empty the bins around the house ready for the Tuesday collection. It’s amazing what you can fit in around the … Continue reading

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A Reason to Buy Beautiful Fresh Flowers

Sometimes life happens and you are on your feet all day attending to everyone else’s needs, giving you little or no time to focus on your own projects – in my case, my decluttering/improving challenge. As this happened to be … Continue reading

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Can Clutter in Front of a Radiator Make the Room Colder?

After moving the stool, a box and some other clutter from in front of the radiator in the kitchen/dining room today, I could actual feel the heat radiating from it. Do you think that all this time it’s been heating … Continue reading

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Decluttering Your Handbag is a Quick Win

This is a very easy bag to throw things into when I am in a rush. So much so, that the stuff needs to come out when I’m looking for something. A bit like this… The contents were not placed … Continue reading

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Recycling Unwanted Electrical Items

We signed up with a new internet provider recently which resulted in a new router, which they placed by the front door. As the new one has been working well for a few days, I decided that today was going … Continue reading

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Looking for Something in a Box of Papers Has its Benefits

Over the years I have used different methods for organising paperwork. Some years I have gone through months of putting things straight into beautifully labelled hanging files, and other years they just get thrown in a box like the above. … Continue reading

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