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6 February

How have you been getting on with your empty surfaces? Have you put much back or have you discovered that the space is appealing. I discovered that there were some ornaments that I had, which on closer inspection did absolutely nothing for me at all. In fact, their absence was attractive.   They no longer clogged ... Read More
 

101 things you could let go of right now

I love lists.  Don’t you?  That immensely satisfying feeling as you cross off the things you have done.  Decluttering is perfect for list makers.  You can break up the clutter by room, by cupboard, by person, by subject area.  Oddly enough, I have done none of these things.  I have just started in one part ... Read More
 
how to save your sanity with a small box

how to save your sanity with a small box

We all  have to have one get out a gaol free card, one perfectly allowable excuse.  Unless you are so minimalist as to be able to pack your entire life into a shoebox then the same is true for your house.  It has to have it’s own get out of gaol card. We tend to ... Read More
 
drawers

drawers

Now that the kitchen cupboards are clean and sparkly and spacious it is time to tackle the drawers.  People buy me kitchen gadgets and thingamybobs.  How many measuring spoons do I need?  Please, I don’t want any more, or measuring cups or weird ladles.  It took only 40 minutes to turn mess and into order. ... Read More
 

chaos to karma

This weekend I tackled the kitchen.  The lovely Susie at Let’s Get Organised kindly shared my story with her readers.  You can read it here.  How one woman (with the help of an inquisitive Newfoundland) turned her kitchen from chaos to karma.