Monthly Archives: May 2020

Day 152: Do You Relax Before, During or After You’ve Got Things Done?

I can feel the sun burning on my legs as I type this. I had an hour or two in the garage this afternoon so thought it was time to come outside and enjoy the sun. Having been out for … Continue reading

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Day 151: Reusing Unwanted Canvas Pictures

I woke up later than usual this morning and felt more energised. I knew that it was going to be a productive day even thought I didn’t have anything particular planned. I felt that I could tackle anything which is … Continue reading

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Day 150: A Comfy New Swing Seat Cushion and a Family Walk

Our new swing seat cushion turned up today which means that we can stop using an old throw and cushions that don’t match. It’s nicely padded and fits perfectly. I’ll need to keep the pigeons away from it during the … Continue reading

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Day 149: Focusing on the Beautiful Flowers Appearing in the Garden

It’s been an intense couple of days in the house with all the decorating so I thought I’d change the focus to writing about the beauty in our garden. At the beginning of lockdown there wasn’t a single flower in … Continue reading

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Day 148: Our Teens Finished Painting the Lounge, and I Revised the Wording of My 2020 Challenge

When there’s decorating going on in one room it tends to impact other nearby rooms. Ones that were already decluttered and tidy. What I’m finding in lockdown is that we are mostly working well together but occasionally my goals (or … Continue reading

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Day 147: Letting Our Teens Paint the Lounge (Part 2), Giving me Time to Work on the Garden

I sometimes find that if I wake up feeling happy and want that feeling to be with me all day, I just need to spend a little bit of time alone. This seals the happiness in. It could be a … Continue reading

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Day 146: Letting Our Teens Paint the Lounge (Part 1)

We had a pocket door fitted in the lounge a few years ago and never got round to painting the plastered wall, mainly because we wanted to change the colour scheme of the whole room ‘one day’. It just never … Continue reading

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Day 145: A Brisk Walk and Then Five Hours in the Garage (With Motivating Music)

I could see the sun peeping through the curtains when I woke up this morning. I knew that a brisk walk would make me feel better and hopefully help my neck and headache that I’ve had for a couple of … Continue reading

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Day 144: The Not So Perfect, Perfect Day

I have been feeling the stress in my neck and shoulders again this weekend; the type that gives me a headache and nausea feeling. I think that’s three weekends on the trot. I went to have a lie down mid … Continue reading

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Day 143: Dust Behind the TV Cabinet… Who Doesn’t Have That?

Today was one of those days where I was on a work call one minute, and the next thing I know I was being called into the lounge to help my eldest teen move furniture around. I had no intention … Continue reading

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