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Making your entrance

What does your entrance way look like? When you arrive home after a long day, is it difficult to get in through the front door? I don’t only mean physically, I am talking emotionally as well! Can you make an entrance? When it’s time to go, can you just pick up and go or do […]

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How do you do washing without a laundry room?

A laundry room is often an afterthought in our homes. I recently read an article that stated ‘If the kitchen is the heart of the home, the laundry room is the kidneys’.https://www.housebeautiful.com/design-inspiration/g16829311/small-laundry-room-ideas/ Kidneys play a vital role in our health and well being. Having a place in your home, that is organized and clean to […]

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Don’t let dirty washing overwhelm you

One of my least favourite household chores is dealing with the dirty washing, I hate laundry. I used to feel overwhelmed by the piles of dirty washing. Then I would feel even more overwhelmed by the mounds of clothes that had to be sorted, ironed and put away. Laundry schedule A few years ago; I […]

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4 tips for a routine day

When you have a routine to follow, you will find that your day flows much more easily. Mornings are often rushed and stressful, so have a simple routine that everyone knows and can follow. This will make getting everyone up, dressed, fed and out the house on time that much more doable. Did you have […]

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Declutter your space without stress now

When I hear the words’ it’s time to declutter, I want to cry! The more space you have the more there is to declutter My house is big, at any given time we have between 6-8 people living in it and the bigger the home to more space there is to fill. To give some […]

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Winning tactics for organising the bathroom cupboard

Bathroom cupboards Bathroom cupboards are a great place to begin sorting and getting rid of clutter.  The reason I am starting by decluttering the bathroom cupboards is that they are small and easy to clear. http://kasheringyourlife.co.za/bathroom-clutter/ One thing I have learned over the years is to create ‘zones’ to help you decide how to organise […]

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How do Bad habits in household management let you down?

Bad habits Do you realize that bad habits aren’t just smoking, not exercising, or eating too much junk food? You can develop poor household management habits as well. The bad habit of putting off household chores, leads to clutter build up and takes your home from being a relaxing environment to a stressful one. Putting […]

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Declutter now without stress, can it be done?

When I hear the words’ it’s time to declutter, I want to cry! Declutter the clutter My house is big, often housing 6-8 people at any given time and the bigger the home to more space there is to fill. To give some perspective, I will share the abbreviated story about a farmer and his […]

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Has Covid-19 made you a hoarder?

What does Covid-19 or Coronavirus have to do with clutter in your home and becoming a hoarder? Truthfully, it has nothing to do with the clutter. However, the lock-down does play a part in the development of your household clutter and a tendency to hoard. The psychological effect of the lockdown and the uncertainty of […]

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House all in a clutter?

Clutter means different things for different people The definition of clutter, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is a crowded or confused mass or collection. It is a collection of things lying around in an untidy mess. www.becomingminimalist.com defines clutter as; a) too much stuff in too small a space; b) anything that we no longer […]

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