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Day 179: Deciding How Long to Keep the Children’s Old School Books

I woke up feeling a bit better today so I spent some time in the spare room this afternoon trying to see if I could shift some more stuff. I had put everything into categories a week ago making it … Continue reading

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Day 167: Five ‘Out of Date’ Tins of Soup, Paper Recycling and More Rubbish Exit the House

I was looking for a tin of chopped tomatoes to make spaghetti bolognese this evening, and I couldn’t help but tidy up the tins of soup that were stacked next to it. Being in decluttering mode at the moment, I … Continue reading

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Day 158: Tackling Some Clutter in the Spare Room, Whilst My Daughter Completes Step 2 of Her Plan

We’re really going for it big time this weekend! My youngest daughter completed step 2 of her decluttering and cleaning plan today which was to sort out her desk. More items ended up in the spare room. As it was … Continue reading

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Day 156: Making Clutter Disappear Without Really Getting Rid of Anything

In her book The Clutter Remedy, Marla Stone explains that once you’ve been through your stuff and discarded what you don’t want, you don’t necessarily need to get yourself stressed about getting rid of more just because it still looks … Continue reading

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Day 151: Reusing Unwanted Canvas Pictures

I woke up later than usual this morning and felt more energised. I knew that it was going to be a productive day even thought I didn’t have anything particular planned. I felt that I could tackle anything which is … Continue reading

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How Many Opinions Do you Need When Reorganising the Kitchen Cupboards and Drawers?

A couple of weeks into lockdown my daughter somehow came to the conclusion that she needed to help more and around the house, so that I didn’t have to ‘do it all’ (I actually never said a word I promise). … Continue reading

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New Process for Labelling Plastic Bottles of Water Helps Reduce Clutter

This might sound a bit over the top, but since lockdown I’ve been getting my girls to put their initial and a date on their bottled water so that when a bottle gets left around the house we know whose … Continue reading

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Decluttering the Tea Cupboard After My Morning Walk

After a quick ‘me time’ walk this morning before the rain came. I then made myself a cup of tea and had a quiet ‘me time’ breakfast. I don’t know about you, but I only tend to use certain cups … Continue reading

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I Tried Not To Multi Task Today… I Just Did One Thing at a Time

Today I knew that I had to take things slower as it’s been a bit overwhelming the last few days. I usually pride myself with my multitasking skills but today I decided to slow down and do just one thing … Continue reading

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Today I thought… If This Was Someone Else’s Garage What Would I Do?

I wasn’t planning on doing anything in the garage until after I’d decluttered most of the house; however, due to Covid-19 and not being able to give stuff away or sell it at the moment, I needed to make room … Continue reading

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