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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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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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