Tag Archives: Christmas

Really Useful Boxes Make Me Feel Organised, and Tidy Rooms Make me Feel Calm

I found a few items in the study today that belonged with the Christmas decorations in the loft and because I had organised them so well when I put them away in January, I was able to locate the right … Continue reading

Posted in decluttering, Getting organised, Household chores, Life, working mum | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Day 360: Merry Christmas to You All

Just a quick post to say Merry Christmas to you all. The four of us have had a wonderful day full of fun, laughter and relaxation. We usually spend Christmas Day alone together anyway so lockdown didn’t really affect us … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Challenge, decluttering, Getting organised, Inspiration, Life, working mum | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Day 359: Learning to Break the Connection With Stuff, and Getting Ready for Christmas

I like listening to Mo Gawdat’s podcasts and quite by chance I stumbled upon one about minimalism. His guest was Courtney Carver who launched a blog Be More With Less in 2010 and is now one of the top bloggers … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Challenge, decluttering, Getting organised, Inspiration, Life, working mum | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 357: It’s All About Storage, and Today I Repurposed a Cupboard to Free Up More Space

Once I got going this morning (and it took a while as I got stuck on Amazon researching last minute gifts) you should have seen how quickly I cleared the breakfast bar! It was amazing the energy I found inside … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Challenge, decluttering, Getting organised, Inspiration, Life, working mum | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Day 349: A Shock in the Lounge… and Xmas Decs Get New Homes

Just when we thought it was safe to go into the lounge… I popped into the lounge this morning to vacuum the sofa, mop the floor and start moving stuff back, and to my horror I found this mess in … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Challenge, decluttering, Getting organised, Inspiration, Life, working mum | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Day 336: Boxes of Christmas Decorations Adds to the Clutter

It doesn’t feel like 11 months since we put the Christmas tree back in its box. I remember writing a post on Day 6 Goodbye Tree, See you in 11 Months. At the time, the rest of the decorations, wrapping … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Challenge, decluttering, Getting organised, Inspiration, Life, Wellbeing, working mum | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Day 334: A Cosy Corner in the Study

I’ve had one of those days today where I didn’t really get any time to get on with the decluttering until early evening. Firstly I spent time making Sunday lunch and then I assisted my girls outside in the cold, … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Challenge, decluttering, Getting organised, Inspiration, Life, working mum | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Day 65: No Need for Expensive Boxes to Store Christmas Decs

You might wonder why I’m writing about Christmas decorations. Today I took some time off and focused on decluttering amongst other things. I walked around the house again to get a feel for where the energy wasn’t flowing. I’m embarrassed … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Challenge, decluttering, Inspiration, Life, working mum | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Day 9: Organise the Chocolates or Eat Them?

We could have just eaten the chocolates that are still lurking around the house from Christmas, not only because they are taking up space in their attractive and colourful packaging, but because they are very yummy. Instead, we thought about … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Challenge, decluttering, Getting organised, Inspiration | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Day 9: Organise the Chocolates or Eat Them?

Day 6: Goodbye tree, see you in 11 months

Today had to be about taking the tree down and other decorations and making space around the house again. It’s lovely for the month of December and then it all starts to get in the way. Once removed, the place … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Challenge, decluttering, Inspiration | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments