Category Archives: delegating

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 157: My Teenager’s Plan For Decluttering and Cleaning Her Room

I had no idea that my youngest daughter (13, almost 14) was planning on decluttering and cleaning her room over the next few days; she kept that very quiet. She typed up a plan which she has allowed me to … Continue reading

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How Many Opinions Do you Need When Reorganising the Kitchen Cupboards and Drawers?

A couple of weeks into lockdown my daughter somehow came to the conclusion that she needed to help more and around the house, so that I didn’t have to ‘do it all’ (I actually never said a word I promise). … Continue reading

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Making Use of Plant Pots and a Solar Lantern From the Garage

My seeds have been doing well in the conservatory from when I planted them just over two weeks ago. Here is one successful tray of seedlings 🌱 … As mentioned yesterday, I searched the depths of the garage for some … Continue reading

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Half the Conservatory Tidied & A Free Bunch of Flowers

I was a bit disappointed this morning when Tesco cancelled my online grocery shopping order by text message just after it was due to be delivered (due to store issues). I’n sure that they must have had a good reason. … Continue reading

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Spotting Future Clutter

I fitted in a lot today: taking my girls to the dentist, going to work, running errands and then came the lovely part – having a facial and hair cut before going out with some really good friends for a … Continue reading

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A Multi-Purpose Airing Cupboard (Now Decluttered)

Today, I had a little bit more time than usual for my decluttering challenge, so I decided to take out the entire contents of my airing cupboard. (Well, that’s what we call it anyway – not sure if everyone does. … Continue reading

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Accepting the help of others

Are you trying to fit too much in? Are you doing everything yourself because you don’t trust anyone else to do it, or can’t find anyone else to do it? I’ve come to the conclusion today that accepting the help … Continue reading

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Dressing up the household chores

When I ask the children to do anything around the house I’m sometimes met with a no. This could be anything from washing to recycling. However, if I say ‘who wants to go round the back of the house and … Continue reading

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