Category Archives: Household chores

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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Routines are becoming clearer

Coming up with a routine for chores and sticking to it is difficult. You can feel behind very quickly if you miss off a few tasks from the list. Routines have been better for me since I’ve been listening to … Continue reading

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Decluttering the shoe cupboard

Have you ever watched the rest of the family kick or throw their shoes into the shoe cupboard and then close the door shut before one or both shoes fall out again? I have. I’ve probably done it myself a … Continue reading

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Decluttering the Kitchen

I was sitting at the dining room table earlier on, in a completely different chair that I would normally sit at, and I noticed that the kitchen (that I’d cleaned earlier) looked cluttered. It wasn’t so much to do with … Continue reading

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Decluttering vs. Cleaning

Decluttering can either be a short warm up for cleaning or take a whole day to move everything out of the way before getting out the duster and hoover. The latter meaning that you possibly never get around to the … Continue reading

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Clutter tips that stick

In Dana K White’s other book called How to Manage your Home without Losing your Mind’, she suggests ‘doing the dishes’ every day in order to keep on top of things in the kitchen. This doesn’t just mean washing up. … Continue reading

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There’s something about a vacuumed floor…

I looked back at the room that I’ve been tidying today. Well done, I thought to myself, but still a long way to go. The room needed a good vacuum which I knew would instantly change the way I felt about … Continue reading

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