Category Archives: Getting organised

Day 282: Knocking Out Wardrobes, Plastering and Fixing Ceiling

Sounds like a lot for one day doesn’t it? I didn’t do any of it, I just ran around this morning moving last bits of furniture. As I packed the girls off to school, the builders were outside. It was … Continue reading

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Day 281: A Busy Day Clearing Out Built-in Wardrobes Ready for Removal

I should have started writing this earlier as I’m shattered now. It’s been a productive day but as I’m tired, I’m going to write in bullet points: Took the girls to school – no traffic for once Had the morning … Continue reading

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Day 280: Clearing With Action Gets the Energy Moving, and Other Tips for Moving Forward

If I was to close my eyes and really concentrate I can visualise places for everything in this house. Until recently I’ve been struggling to turn this into reality. These are things that have been helping to move me forward. … Continue reading

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Day 279: Getting Rid of Things Gives me as Much Pleasure as Buying Things

A few months ago (Day 204), I wrote about items in vs. items out and you will see that both can be positive moves forward. I think it’s important to put the brakes on any spending unless it’s been thought … Continue reading

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Day 278: I Need to Own Less Stuff so That I Have Less to Manage

The day started with me having to get up early for another plasterer to come round to look around and quote us for the ceilings that we need doing. He’ll come back to us with a price in a couple … Continue reading

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Day 277: Making Progress With the Garage Clutter, and Being Creative With the Toys

The trip to the carpet shop didn’t go too well this morning so we won’t talk about that. To take my mind off it, I decided to go to my cluttered hideaway, aka the garage, and sort sort sort. I … Continue reading

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Day 276: Putting Old Bookshelves to Good Use

It has rained all day today (all to do with Storm Alex apparently) and I had to do two trips to the school and back – the second one was because my daughter couldn’t find her bus pass. Anyway, I … Continue reading

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Day 275: What’s Behind the Door?

I’m not quite sure why I have left the task of ‘clearing behind doors’ for so long. The one I wanted to focus on today was the bookshelf in the spare room. As my husband is working in there at … Continue reading

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Day 274: Sometimes I Feel Like I’m on a Roller Coaster With Rest Stops

This post took a while to put together today. My thoughts were all jumbled up in my head and the only way that I could get them out was to put bullet points down first and then make some sense … Continue reading

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Day 273: It’s Important to Ramp up the Self-Care When You Have a Lot Going On

I started to feel a little bit anxious towards the end of today as I’m trying to coordinate a lot around the house. As well as all of the clearing and decluttering that I’m doing, I’m also trying to manage … Continue reading

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