Tag Archives: chores

Almost hit by a clotheshorse

I have a lot of determination at the moment to clear my surroundings of clutter and mess. So much so, that I spent an hour sorting through baskets of washing and putting things away in the nice tidy baskets that … Continue reading

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Feeling motivated to declutter

Today I did lots of decluttering. My goal was to put the mountains of clothes  away in various family members’ wardrobes and drawers, but I also ended up pottering about downstairs whilst cooking a roast and cleared half the dining … Continue reading

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Dressing up the household chores

When I ask the children to do anything around the house I’m sometimes met with a no. This could be anything from washing to recycling. However, if I say ‘who wants to go round the back of the house and … Continue reading

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What do you see as you enter your home?

Have you ever felt drained as you walk into your home and around your house and know that you need to do something about the mess and clutter? Where do you start? How long is it going to take to … Continue reading

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Blogging, cooking and no wine

I finished the wine yesterday and therefore it’s just blogging and cooking today.  I love writing and wine much more than cooking, so adding a bit of blogging to the mix of making the shepherd’s pie, helps to ease the … Continue reading

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How to deal with clutter quickly

The question I asked myself over and over again this morning was: What shall I do with all this clutter?  I was faced with the task of sorting out the spare room in my house, otherwise known as the study or … Continue reading

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Last day of my ‘holiday at home’

On the eve of going back to work, I wanted to fit in as much as I could into today. I was up early listening to a meditation track, then had a whole hour of writing time. Just as everyone … Continue reading

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Help decluttering your handbag

Why does the handbag remain cluttered? If yours is anything like mine, it’s a black hole containing many old tissues; receipts; loose change; crumbs (why is that?); make up; sweets without their wrappers; scraps of paper with half written lists, … Continue reading

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A simple list of chores…

A very simple written out list on a large whiteboard (placed somewhere prominent) could make you feel a little more organised.  Even if you don’t get to do everything, it’s a reminder of the minimum required each day to keep on … Continue reading

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The chaos of housework and chores

On Saturdays, my partner and I are mostly rushing around taking the girls to swimming, to parties and carrying out various other errands and chores.  Today was no different.  Finding myself with a small gap of time, I thought I … Continue reading

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