Monthly Archives: December 2020

Day 346: Even the Tumble Dryer Needs Some Love and Attention

I was transferring some clothes from the washing machine to the tumble dryer this evening and thought I’d give the pull-out filter a quick clean. That’s all I usually do every couple of washes, just take the fluff out and … Continue reading

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Day 345: Buying 100 Hairbands Makes My Life Easier, and Other Small Steps

I have no idea where these little elastic hairbands go; the girls and I have spent so much time over the years looking for one. This is usually if they need to wear their hair up for school or one … Continue reading

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Day 344: Another Non-Stop Day, Full of Work, Appointments and Searching For Lost Items Around the House

Today I had to take my eldest to the orthodontist and the whole afternoon was taken up by this one event. I left the house at 1.30pm having had a busy morning of work calls and a quick bite to … Continue reading

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Day 343: Putting Less Back in the Utility Room, and Plastering in Lounge Complete

The plasterer turned up this morning armed with some new dust-sheets, just as my husband was rolling up the rug and I was still trying to convince him that we should take the Christmas tree out of the room before … Continue reading

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Day 342: Ticking Off Completed Rooms, and Clearing the Lounge Ready for Plastering

I now have three rooms finished: two bedrooms and the utility room. In these rooms, all visible clutter has gone and the decorating is complete. It’s funny… now that these rooms are done, I can’t imagine the clutter being in … Continue reading

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Day 341: Utility Room Gets a Revamp, and We Fixed the Broken Pocket Door in the Process

When my alarm went off this morning, I couldn’t even work out what day it was for a few seconds. Then I remembered that Vanessa the decorator was coming round at 9am and Tescos were also delivering my shopping around … Continue reading

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Day 340: The Chandelier Has Gone, The Decorator Has Begun, and the Clearing Continues

I had to get up early this morning as Ben the electrician was returning at 8am to remove the chandelier and my husband and I were going to try and help. Also, the decorator was arriving at 9am and I … Continue reading

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Day 339: An Unpleasant But Productive Hour in the Loft, and Three More Rooms Have Spotlights

Three areas of the house now look fresher and brighter all because of a hard day’s work from the electrician to install some spotlights. It took him over half a day to do the lounge because he wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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Day 338: Thoughts from Today’s Clearing Efforts

Getting the thoughts of the day down in the evening allows me to reflect on the day’s events and log my progress. It also encourages me to give myself a pat on the back when no one else has noticed … Continue reading

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Day 337: Decluttering Has to Come Before Cleaning… and Today I Was Proactive Whilst Waiting in the Car

I think that this is why I struggle to clean, because there is always so much to move out of the way first. I’ve also had a lot of work done around the house recently and there’s more being done … Continue reading

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