Monthly Archives: July 2020

Day 213: Lunch in the Shady Part of the Garden, and Recycling an Old Door

Wow, it’s been a hot day today and working in the conservatory was too much to bear. I opened the windows and closed the blinds before it heated up which helped a little bit. After having lunch with my daughter … Continue reading

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Day 212: DIY Doors and Hot Weather

You’ve probably heard of the game musical chairs, well today it felt like we were playing musical doors and handles but with no music involved. My husband (who is currently working in the spare room) is getting fed up with … Continue reading

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Day 211: Decluttering Progress in the Garage… and Saving the Marigolds

I spoke to my mum on the phone this afternoon whilst I was sorting through stuff in the garage. She’s a great sounding board for me when I’m not sure what to do next (I was just shuffling things around … Continue reading

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Day 210: A Reason to Tidy and Vacuum, and the Sale of Some Love Shaped Clutter

After a very early start this morning to receive the delivery of shopping between 7 and 8am, I turned my attention to tidying and vacuuming the house. I had a deadline of 11.30am to get the stairs, landing and all … Continue reading

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Day 209: Finding These Pretty Bowls in the Garage, Motivated Me to Reorganise a Kitchen Cupboard

Yesterday I found this pretty crystal bowl set in the depths of the garage which I forgot that I had. It was all wrapped up carefully in newspaper dated 2008 which was the year we moved in. I don’t bring … Continue reading

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Day 208 – Great Progress in the Garage, and Some Thoughts on Being Stuck Behind a Wall of Clutter

I struggled to sleep last night and I was tempted to just get up and get on with the decluttering. I think that the words of last night’s blog were still lingering in my mind about feeling overwhelmed with the … Continue reading

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Day 207: Inexpensive way to Keep Bathroom Cleaning Products Tidy

I heard about these Wham plastic trays recently and bought a few for the bathrooms to make it easier to clean around the bottles and sprays that sit around. They come in all different sizes but this one is narrow … Continue reading

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Day 206: The Cleaning Bug is Catching

My daughters are teenagers and they won’t mind me saying that they go through mood swings. One minute everything is my fault and the next I’m the loveliest mum in the world. Like all children, they also get bored easily … Continue reading

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Day 205: Going With the Flow and Keeping Things Moving

My husband offered to cook this evening and then asked for mine and my daughter’s help (which sort of didn’t feel like much help to me at first, but there you go). My task was to cut up the chicken … Continue reading

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Day 204: Out Goes Some Returned Items and in Comes a Beautiful New Chair

I popped out today to return some items from Amazon that have been sitting around the house for a few weeks. It will not only be good to get a refund as soon as possible, but I’ll also no longer … Continue reading

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