Category Archives: Fun and relaxation

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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I think I’ve Earned a Day Off From Decluttering

It’s been 44 days since I started my challenge to take decluttering seriously and make small daily improvements around the house. Some days I’ve gone over the top and worked myself too hard like yesterday, so I gave myself permission … Continue reading

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On A Day Off To Yourself…

…some people would relax and put their feet up or go out and do something fun. Not me, I am decluttering. And I love it ❤️. What would you do if you had a day off to yourself? Check in … Continue reading

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Emptying the dishwasher to the beat of the music

I got in from work this evening faced with kitchen duties and dinner. I asked Alexa to play some music and the first track was ‘Jump’ by The Pointer Sisters. I then poured a glass of wine and emptied the … Continue reading

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Blogging, cooking and wine

I’m having a nice cold glass of wine on this gorgeous summer’s day whilst cooking dinner for the family. It’s been a chilled out day for me as the girls haven’t had any homework this weekend as we are getting … Continue reading

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Last day of my ‘holiday at home’

On the eve of going back to work, I wanted to fit in as much as I could into today. I was up early listening to a meditation track, then had a whole hour of writing time. Just as everyone … Continue reading

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Feeling relaxed and calm on Christmas Eve…

It’s Christmas Eve morning, and I’m sitting here thinking about how little I have to do. We’re about to have a lovely Christmas dinner with my mum and dad, all the presents are wrapped and under the tree and I’m … Continue reading

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Interesting rubbish!

Sometimes rubbish on the floor can turn into something interesting to photograph. I glanced over at the other side of the room today and spotted a screwed up tissue in the shape of a dog. I asked one of my … Continue reading

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Back to the routine on Monday

The weather was gorgeous today so I spent some of it relaxing in the garden.  I always feel pleased with myself when I actually relax because I’m usually rushing around multi-tasking.  Of course I’m not going to admit that the relaxing … Continue reading

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