Category Archives: recycling

Day 184: Goodbye Rocking Horse, Hello Space and an Important Lesson Learnt

This beautiful handcrafted rocking horse has been in our lives for about eight years, and today it left our house in true social distancing style. We carried it downstairs this morning and I gave it a quick wipe over and … Continue reading

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Day 174: My Teen’s Delicious Homemade Pizzas, and More Recycling Leaves the House

My youngest was really excited about making pizzas for us for dinner today. All the ingredients that she’d asked me to get turned up with the shopping this morning. She asked if I could help her (but only if she … Continue reading

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Day 167: Five ‘Out of Date’ Tins of Soup, Paper Recycling and More Rubbish Exit the House

I was looking for a tin of chopped tomatoes to make spaghetti bolognese this evening, and I couldn’t help but tidy up the tins of soup that were stacked next to it. Being in decluttering mode at the moment, I … Continue reading

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Day 166: The Never-ending Battle of Clearing Clutter From High-Traffic Areas of Your Home, and Motivating Tips

This morning I was feeling anxious and overwhelmed again with the clutter. It doesn’t seem to matter how many hours I spend decluttering, throwing things away, recycling and putting things in their place, the space in the high-traffic areas fill … Continue reading

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Day 160: Hedges and Ivy Had a Really Good Cut Today, But They Left the Bird’s Nest Intact

Another job done that I didn’t have to do myself. I’m slowly learning that I can’t do it all. Dan the hedge man and his helper did a fantastic job cutting our hedges and ivy today. Here they are all … Continue reading

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Practising Patience in the Midst of Cleaning

I would consider myself to be a very patient person; however, there is always room for improvement in order to grow as a person, don’t you think? I was cleaning the main bathroom this morning, focusing mainly on the windowsill … Continue reading

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Organising Wardrobes Part 1: Making the Most of the Wardrobes You’ve Got

We have two double built in wardrobes in our bedroom but I’ve never liked them mainly because they don’t have backs to them (it’s just bare wall). They are also at right angles to each other meaning that one of … Continue reading

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I Sold Some Clutter!

I was sorting out a pile of games the other day that my girls no longer wanted. In amongst them I found a ‘good as new’ Harry Potter game and thought I’d advertise it on FaceBay. All the pieces were … Continue reading

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Decluttering Mindfully

As I’m such a busy bee, I tend to leave things by the back door to deal with when I get time. Some days I get time and some days I don’t. Other family members may have added to this … 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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