Tag Archives: Cleaning

Getting on Top of the Cleaning

Since starting The Organised Mum Method (TOMM) for tackling my cleaning three weeks ago, I’ve been religiously ticking off my tasks on the #teamtomm app and getting a smiley face at the end of the day. As mentioned in my … Continue reading

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Keeping a Record of Your Project Progress Helps Keeps You Motivated

“Progress is one of the most motivating feelings for the human mind. You need to have some way to visualise that; some way to see that you’re progressing.” James Clear, on Dr Chatterjee’s Feel Better Live More podcast #145 Just … Continue reading

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Day 351: Hallway Decorating Continues, and the Lounge Gets a Deeper Clean

After an intense morning of work calls, I was pleased that I had the afternoon off so that I could clear a bit more of the dining room. However, when I walked through the lounge, I decided to change my … Continue reading

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Day 346: Even the Tumble Dryer Needs Some Love and Attention

I was transferring some clothes from the washing machine to the tumble dryer this evening and thought I’d give the pull-out filter a quick clean. That’s all I usually do every couple of washes, just take the fluff out and … Continue reading

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Day 337: Decluttering Has to Come Before Cleaning… and Today I Was Proactive Whilst Waiting in the Car

I think that this is why I struggle to clean, because there is always so much to move out of the way first. I’ve also had a lot of work done around the house recently and there’s more being done … Continue reading

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Day 335: Saying Goodbye to the Skip and Looking at Routines from the past

I watched the skip being picked up from the side of my house this morning after I came back from the school run. It was quite uplifting seeing it all being carried away. It’s also bin day tomorrow, so this … Continue reading

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Day 327: A Peaceful Sunday Getting Things Done

I do love Sundays, particularly when I cook a roast dinner over a few hours and use the time to also potter about doing this and that, and tidying up as I go. By the time the dinner was on … Continue reading

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Day 284: I Can’t Put Things Away in Their Places Right Now… But That’s Fine

I’ve waited years to be able to put everything in its place and this is the year that I’m going to be able to do that; however, not right now as we have work being done in a few key … Continue reading

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Day 283: More Plastering, More Cleaning and Lots of Dust!

As I sat down to write this at 10.30pm, I realised that I hadn’t relaxed all day. It was a full day of work including a long zoom call. The plasterer was also here for over 9 hours. Firstly he … Continue reading

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Day 276: Putting Old Bookshelves to Good Use

It has rained all day today (all to do with Storm Alex apparently) and I had to do two trips to the school and back – the second one was because my daughter couldn’t find her bus pass. Anyway, I … Continue reading

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