Category Archives: Household chores

Day 224: A Pause For Thought, and a Planned Day

I woke up to the sound of rain and a tiny bit of thunder at 7am this morning, and I remembered that I’d left some gardening tools outside in a bucket so I popped out to bring it in and … Continue reading

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Day 223: Rubbish, Electrical Items and Textiles Out, and Painting Finished

I am feeling really exhausted this evening so I’m looking forward to posting this blog early and getting to bed before midnight – let’s see if I can do it. I think that the tiredness is combination of things: I … Continue reading

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Day 222: A Productive Sunday For All of Us… Fixing, Dismantling, and Selling Clutter, and My Teens Did More Painting

It’s the best feeling ever when you wake up thinking that it’s Monday… and it’s actually still the weekend. I think that this was mainly because since finishing work on Friday I was so busy with the garden until late … Continue reading

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Day 198: Organising the Cupboard Under the Sink Without Being Tempted to Buy Expensive Shelving

This wasn’t even something I was planning to do today, but my youngest daughter and I were watching Mrs Hinch’s instagram story where she took everything out of her under sink cupboard, wiped it all and put it back. I … Continue reading

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Day 190: Listening to a Cleaning Book by Mrs Hinch, and Birthday Preparations for my Daughter

I don’t currently have a cleaning routine, it just happens when I get around to it. I know I can’t do it all and I know that I should ask for help, and I have been better at doing that … Continue reading

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Day 182: Dreaming About Being Unorganised is a Wake Up Call

I had the most frustrating dream last night and had to type it up as soon as I woke up… Someone knocked on the door to give me and my husband a lift to a party in London and we … Continue reading

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Finding a Way to be Ok With the Clutter Whilst Decluttering

This post isn’t meant to sound negative, and there’s a point I’m trying to get to… so bear with me. I’ve spent a considerable amount of time over the last couple of days reading other people’s blogs on clutter. I’m … Continue reading

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Tackling a Small Pile of Papers Before it Gets Out of Control

I quickly dealt with this small pile of papers and stuff today and felt proud of myself. It might not appear to be anything big, but this is one of my interim solutions that really has worked for me over … Continue reading

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Spotting Future Clutter

I fitted in a lot today: taking my girls to the dentist, going to work, running errands and then came the lovely part – having a facial and hair cut before going out with some really good friends for a … Continue reading

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15 Minutes Until Midnight…

I haven’t done any decluttering this evening and I’m not likely to either as it’s 15 minutes until midnight. I popped into the kitchen to get a drink of water and was faced with this:

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