Monthly Archives: June 2020

Day 172: A Social Distancing Day Out to See Family, A Box of Memories, and An Evening of Board Games

Being Father’s Day tomorrow it gave me a good reason to drive to Herne Bay with the girls to see my mum and dad in their garden. I’ve spoken to them loads and Skyped occasionally, but it was so lovely … Continue reading

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Day 171: A Very Productive Decluttering Hour

I found myself with a spare hour or so this evening and started putting washing and other items away that had been left downstairs. As I went to put something in the spare room, my attention was drawn to the … Continue reading

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Day 170: A New Home for Plastic Containers and a Basic Manicure For Me and My Daughter

It was a long working day today for me and I ended up finishing later than normal. Everyone was hungry and we didn’t have much in the fridge. I really felt like getting a takeaway but then changed my mind … Continue reading

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Day 169: It’s So Much Easier to Declutter Cupboards and Cook a Meal When the Kitchen is Tidy

I do love pottering around tidying up but I also love pottering around when things are already nice and tidy, as I can get more clarity of what else needs to be done and have more room to sort things … Continue reading

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Day 168: First Geraniums Buds, and a Tidier Dining Room

I planted some geranium seeds at the beginning of lockdown and I was so happy to see the first bud opening up today on one of the plants that the seeds produced. Dining room and general kitchen clutter After I’d … Continue reading

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Day 167: Five ‘Out of Date’ Tins of Soup, Paper Recycling and More Rubbish Exit the House

I was looking for a tin of chopped tomatoes to make spaghetti bolognese this evening, and I couldn’t help but tidy up the tins of soup that were stacked next to it. Being in decluttering mode at the moment, I … Continue reading

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Day 166: The Never-ending Battle of Clearing Clutter From High-Traffic Areas of Your Home, and Motivating Tips

This morning I was feeling anxious and overwhelmed again with the clutter. It doesn’t seem to matter how many hours I spend decluttering, throwing things away, recycling and putting things in their place, the space in the high-traffic areas fill … Continue reading

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Day 165: More Indoor and Outdoor Plants, and Dinner in the Garden

I woke up quite refreshed after the second night sleeping in the tent in the garden. It was quite nice lying there listening to the birds tweeting. I then enjoyed my breakfast in the tent until a house fly took … Continue reading

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Day 164: 16 Advantages of Holidaying in the Garden, vs. Our Own Experience of Doing So

Yesterday’s post is here if you missed it but in summary, we surprised my husband by setting up a new two-room tent in the garden and having a takeaway in it for his birthday. This idea came up due to … Continue reading

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Day 163: Knowing How to Put up a Tent Can Really Save you Time

I’m posting this a day late because yesterday was manic getting things ready for my husband’s birthday which mostly had to wait until after I’d finished my work for the day. As usual, I took on too much and one … Continue reading

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