Category Archives: Household chores

Measuring Decluttering Success

I know when I’ve had a good decluttering session by measuring the following: How much I’ve put in the rubbish bag What I’ve managed to recycle (which is usually a larger pile than the rubbish) What I’ve added to the … Continue reading

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Being Inspired and Passing the Message on

It never ceases to amaze me how reading a few inspirational posts in the morning can set the tone for the whole day. As mentioned in yesterday’s post I went to bed before midnight for a change which resulted in … Continue reading

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I Was in the Midst of Clearing and Vacuuming the Floor When…

I just had to stop vacuuming to write my thoughts down on clearing, as words were just popping into my head…. After having a good night’s sleep, I woke up and planned my day sprinkling in some me-time breaks throughout … Continue reading

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Getting on Top of the Cleaning

Since starting The Organised Mum Method (TOMM) for tackling my cleaning three weeks ago, I’ve been religiously ticking off my tasks on the #teamtomm app and getting a smiley face at the end of the day. As mentioned in my … Continue reading

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Keeping a Record of Your Project Progress Helps Keeps You Motivated

“Progress is one of the most motivating feelings for the human mind. You need to have some way to visualise that; some way to see that you’re progressing.” James Clear, on Dr Chatterjee’s Feel Better Live More podcast #145 Just … Continue reading

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Day 351: Hallway Decorating Continues, and the Lounge Gets a Deeper Clean

After an intense morning of work calls, I was pleased that I had the afternoon off so that I could clear a bit more of the dining room. However, when I walked through the lounge, I decided to change my … Continue reading

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Day 292: Painting, Painting and More Painting

My daughter and I achieved a lot today in the spare room (her new room); however, because I’m still clearing up in there I haven’t got much time to write about the details. I’ll try and give you the gist … Continue reading

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Day 256: You Can Get a Lot Done By Being at Home All of the Time

I do love being at home and just pottering around doing whatever takes my fancy. Although I feel this way (and therefore staying in has and will continue to suit me fine), I appreciate that there are people out there … Continue reading

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Day 254: Lots of things Went My Way Today, Apart From Damaging the Alexa Cable

Today was one of those days where things just went my way. Don’t you just love it when that happens? I feel that it’s important to acknowledge successes, however small they may be, so here goes:

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Day 232: It Took Me Less Than 3 Minutes to Clean a Vacuum Cleaner Roller Brush

Being my morning off, I caught up with some housework. As I was vacuuming the lounge, I noticed that the cleaner wasn’t picking up very well. On checking the brush roll today it had soooo much long hair wrapped around … Continue reading

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