Category Archives: Household chores

When someone else is cooking…

…you can get on with other things. How very helpful! Today I mowed the lawn and pottered about the garden pulling out weeds, sweeping up the leaves and now I’m about to eat the most wonderful-smelling dinner… roast lamb with … Continue reading

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Exercising before cleaning

Christmas came and went, and my job before and after that seemed to take over my life in the evenings and weekends. So much so, that I’ve neglected the house. Today I am faced with 2-3 hours to myself (as … 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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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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