Tag Archives: organised

Making Family Time Essential

After a busy working week, I just wanted to ‘do my own thing’ so I went for a walk and was then going to plan my day around what was on my to do list. I wanted to potter about … Continue reading

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Stressful Day? Dance Your Way Into the Evening

Even though I’d had a long working day today, I managed to fit in a few short breaks which I believe are very important. It wasn’t enough though and I got to the point of the day where I just … Continue reading

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Day 353: A Chaotic Day Means More Self-Care is Needed

As if I haven’t got enough to do, I gave myself the added challenge today to write 18 Christmas cards in 30 minutes and take them to the postbox just before the last collection for second class post before Christmas. … Continue reading

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Day 352: Hallway Walls Finished, and an Evening of Self-Care After Work

Our decorator, Vanessa, worked hard today giving the hallway, stairs and landing another coat of paint and she also started an undercoat on the woodwork including doors. She’s doing a fantastic job and we’re really pleased with it. It looks … Continue reading

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Day 348: Clearing by Using the Concept ‘Everything Belongs Somewhere’, and Lounge Decorating Finished

Today I faced the mess in the dining room with half excitement and half dread, so…. I decided to just pick each item up one at a time and say to myself ‘Everything belongs somewhere. I’m in no rush today … Continue reading

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Day 340: The Chandelier Has Gone, The Decorator Has Begun, and the Clearing Continues

I had to get up early this morning as Ben the electrician was returning at 8am to remove the chandelier and my husband and I were going to try and help. Also, the decorator was arriving at 9am and I … Continue reading

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Day 339: An Unpleasant But Productive Hour in the Loft, and Three More Rooms Have Spotlights

Three areas of the house now look fresher and brighter all because of a hard day’s work from the electrician to install some spotlights. It took him over half a day to do the lounge because he wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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Day 338: Thoughts from Today’s Clearing Efforts

Getting the thoughts of the day down in the evening allows me to reflect on the day’s events and log my progress. It also encourages me to give myself a pat on the back when no one else has noticed … 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 329: It is Only Clutter When it no Longer Serves a Purpose in Your Life

Just look at these two cute items that I sold today… A robotic puppy which was a very expensive Christmas present that was hardly used. A build a bear santa outfit that the bear probably got dressed up in once. … Continue reading

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