Monthly Archives: October 2020

Day 296: Tiles Chosen, Ensuite Taking Shape, and an Evening at Nando’s

My eldest and I went out around 7.30 this morning (before I’d even had breakfast!) to three tile shops and came back with six more sample tiles. We knew that at least one of them would be ok. When we … Continue reading

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Day 295: Shopping for Tiles, Decision Made on Bathroom Suite, and I Sold Some More Clutter

I’m selling about one item a week on average at the moment through Facebook Marketplace. Books and games tend to go quite quickly particularly if they are new. A lady messaged me about the brand new little pack of Charlie … Continue reading

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Day 294: Utility Room Floor Cleared, and Work Continues on En-suite

The day has whizzed by today. The plumbers were here again working on knocking out more of the cupboard and creating a structure for the shower wall. They found a lot of damp and said that the shower wasn’t built … Continue reading

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Day 293: The Ensuite Has Gone, and the Decorating Continues

It’s been another long day. As I went to sleep so late last night, I only got about four hours; however, I knew that it was going to be another busy day ahead. I got up to the sound of … Continue reading

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Day 292: Painting, Painting and More Painting

My daughter and I achieved a lot today in the spare room (her new room); however, because I’m still clearing up in there I haven’t got much time to write about the details. I’ll try and give you the gist … Continue reading

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Day 291: Spotlights Installed in the Spare Room, Desk Moved, and Preparing for Painting

I was up early this morning because the electrician was coming round at 8am to install spotlights in the spare room. We were so lucky that he agreed to do this room for us on his day off (I needed … Continue reading

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Day 290: Getting the Bedroom Back to Normal, and Having a Fish and Chips Friday

I had a day off today and managed to pack it with a list of jobs to be done around the house, two school runs, and a trip to a different carpet shop. If you’ve been following me for a … Continue reading

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Day 289: Thinking About Organising Paperwork, and Wondering Why I Have so Much of it

I didn’t get a chance to do much at all today in terms of clearing or tidying up. I had a few long zoom calls at work this morning, and then managed to grab a quick lunch before joining more … Continue reading

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Day 288: Why I am not Feeling Stressed About the Mess

I think that there are many reasons why I’m not feeling stressed about the mess… I have a plan so I know what is happening I know where most ‘out of place things lying around’ are going to go. They … Continue reading

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Day 287: Ten Charity Bags Donated, and a Luxurious Himalayan Salt Bath

I planned my morning around getting clutter out of the house and garage, and to the Sue Ryder charity shop. I booked the appointment just over two weeks ago and had committed to a further ten bags today, making the … Continue reading

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