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You don’t need a duck to clean your bathrooms

Cleaning your bathroom is something that happens every day but is it really getting clean?  And what about the cleaning soaps we use, are those that get the stains out, that good? House Cleaning Check list What did they use before the ducks and the gels? How did you get a bathroom really clean? Do you […]

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5 Steps to decluttering cookery books

Recipe books and cookery books are here to stay. Even with recipes so easily accessed on the internet, we all have those books we return to over and over again. The ones we inherited from our grandmothers, mothers and aunts. The ones you bought because that particular chef is the trending chef for the season. […]

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Washing Scheduled

Do you spend a part of your morning picking up washing from different parts of the house? How close to the laundry basket does the dirty washing get? Last year I introduced small washing baskets into each bedroom, as well as the ones already in the bathrooms and for the most part the dirty clothes […]

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In your fridge and in your freezer

Your fridge and freezer are one of the most used items in your kitchen, except for the sink, stove and ovens. We do not deep clean these often enough. Basic hygiene In a program I once watched, a cleaning team went into a home that had a vegetarian and two meat eaters sharing the space. […]

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Kitchen Cupboards and Drawers

This week we are working on sorting out the kitchen cupboards and drawers. My cupboards refuse to stay sorted! I just have too much stuff! What’s in the drawer? Starting with the drawers, empty them out and get rid of anything broken! Last week we looked at the function of our kitchens, anything in those […]

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March in your Kitchen

Kitchen week It seems strange to have a whole week dedicated to decluttering and sorting out of your kitchen counters. If you are anything like me you will understand why this is. I love cooking and I think I own almost every conceivable kitchen gadget, with a few more on my wish list. As with […]

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Are your cookery books taking over?

Some women have a weakness for shoes. I have a weakness for cookery books, so in answer to the question, most definitely YES they are taking over. Winging it In all honesty, I maybe use half of them over and over, when I use a recipe that is. Even when I look up the recipe […]

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Car find cleanout

This week we tackle the car, this is a fairly tough task, for those mom’s with little kids. keeping the car clean! Every time you get into the car you bring the outside in with you! Then the kids eat or drink in the back of the car so, inevitably, there is spillage, whether it’s the […]

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Craft corner or Junk collection?

This week we look at sorting out the craft room, or area. Confession time I have a huge confession to make! My bead area is going to take a lot more than 15 minutes a day to sort, it may just take a nuclear explosion! I make beaded jewellery as well as teach a class, […]

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Picture photos

The final task for August is probably the hardest one of all – sorting old photos. Photos tell a story, what’s yours? ‘A picture says a thousand words.’ This is so true and as you page through old fashioned photo albums or scroll through your phone, the memories and stories that pictures evoke is hard […]

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