Category Archives: recycling

Day 333: Clothes, Clothes, Clothes and a Cupboard

Having had almost nine hours’ sleep last night, I was full of energy to move forward with more decluttering steps today, and what better way to start than going through a large suitcase of old clothes which was on my … Continue reading

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Day 321: A Productive Day, and a New Under Sink Storage Solution

Having a whole week ahead of you and not really having a plan, means that you can just live in the moment and do whatever you want to do whenever you want to do it. It’s quite rare for me … Continue reading

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Day 294: Utility Room Floor Cleared, and Work Continues on En-suite

The day has whizzed by today. The plumbers were here again working on knocking out more of the cupboard and creating a structure for the shower wall. They found a lot of damp and said that the shower wasn’t built … Continue reading

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Day 277: Making Progress With the Garage Clutter, and Being Creative With the Toys

The trip to the carpet shop didn’t go too well this morning so we won’t talk about that. To take my mind off it, I decided to go to my cluttered hideaway, aka the garage, and sort sort sort. I … Continue reading

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Day 210: A Reason to Tidy and Vacuum, and the Sale of Some Love Shaped Clutter

After a very early start this morning to receive the delivery of shopping between 7 and 8am, I turned my attention to tidying and vacuuming the house. I had a deadline of 11.30am to get the stairs, landing and all … Continue reading

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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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