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Finding the Joy in Everyday Moments

I felt a bit overwhelmed this morning with what I needed to get done around the house, and so I stopped to listen to the Daily Calm meditation for 10 minutes as I knew that it would help. It was … Continue reading

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The Mice Can’t Get in (I Don’t Think)

Six months ago, I saw this tiny mouse staring at me outside the back door and then scurrying away. This was a couple of weeks after we’d had Rentokil in tracking and removing mice in our loft, I smiled to … Continue reading

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Feeling Grateful For My Old Lawnmower

When the red plastic bit fell off my lawnmover a few years ago, I couldn’t find the long bolt/screw thing that attached to it anywhere, so I taped the long handle back on with all sorts of different sticky tapes … Continue reading

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Fun DIY… A Chalkboard Wall Transforms the Room

So, the carpets have arrived at the store, and at the end of this week two of our bedrooms are going to be carpeted. Now that this date has been firmed up, I’m keen to get all the last minute … Continue reading

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A Fresh Coat of Paint Can Change the Whole Feel of a Room

It’s been a little hectic around here lately but as we’ve had a couple of months of getting more rooms decorated, I’m starting to feel a bit more organised. Early September we had our kitchen/dining room redecorated and it’s brought … Continue reading

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An Exciting New Loft Space to Organise

Yesterday I was feeling a bit anxious because of all the things I had on my to do list. My main focus after work was to remove the Christmas decorations and suitcases from the loft and bag up any final … Continue reading

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Getting Motivated to Clean the Bathroom Clutter and Grime

I usually have a bath in the evening, but yesterday I had an early morning one instead and because it was light (can’t have a candlelit bath in the morning, ha ha) I noticed yukky mouldy marks on the ceiling … Continue reading

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Finally Getting Around to Emptying the Loft

Emptying the loft is hard work but very satisfying. You can definitely break a sweat and it’s great exercise with the multiple trips up and down the loft ladder and stairs in order to get the stuff out of the … Continue reading

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Finding the Positives in a Negative Situation Puts You Back in Control

There never seems to be a quiet moment in this house. I finally have all the clutter concentrated in one room – the study – and can sort it at my own pace. Today I noticed a damp patch on … Continue reading

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Day 354: Exercise, New Lockdown Rules and Hallway Finished

I really had to get out for a walk this morning as my head felt stuffy and achy and I couldn’t concentrate on anything. I ended up jogging some of the way. I was out for 45 minutes and although … Continue reading

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