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Day 213: Lunch in the Shady Part of the Garden, and Recycling an Old Door

Wow, it’s been a hot day today and working in the conservatory was too much to bear. I opened the windows and closed the blinds before it heated up which helped a little bit. After having lunch with my daughter … Continue reading

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Day 212: DIY Doors and Hot Weather

You’ve probably heard of the game musical chairs, well today it felt like we were playing musical doors and handles but with no music involved. My husband (who is currently working in the spare room) is getting fed up with … Continue reading

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Day 193: I Finally Have a Decluttered Room To Relax in, Plus a Bit of DIY

After the work I did tidying and cleaning most of the conservatory yesterday, it was worth spending a bit of time today sorting out the final part which was the accumulated clutter on the desk and to give it a … Continue reading

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Day 148: Our Teens Finished Painting the Lounge, and I Revised the Wording of My 2020 Challenge

When there’s decorating going on in one room it tends to impact other nearby rooms. Ones that were already decluttered and tidy. What I’m finding in lockdown is that we are mostly working well together but occasionally my goals (or … Continue reading

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Day 147: Letting Our Teens Paint the Lounge (Part 2), Giving me Time to Work on the Garden

I sometimes find that if I wake up feeling happy and want that feeling to be with me all day, I just need to spend a little bit of time alone. This seals the happiness in. It could be a … Continue reading

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Day 146: Letting Our Teens Paint the Lounge (Part 1)

We had a pocket door fitted in the lounge a few years ago and never got round to painting the plastered wall, mainly because we wanted to change the colour scheme of the whole room ‘one day’. It just never … Continue reading

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Practising Patience in the Midst of Cleaning

I would consider myself to be a very patient person; however, there is always room for improvement in order to grow as a person, don’t you think? I was cleaning the main bathroom this morning, focusing mainly on the windowsill … Continue reading

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A Simple Fix

This kitchen breakfast bar stool has been sitting on its back for at least a week, and ‘find tool to fix stool’ has been in my list of things to do for even longer. You see, it was wobbling for … Continue reading

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