Having a set routine will not do away with this altogether but it should reduce the morning mayhem significantly. I have previously written about creating a daily routine for children http://kasheringyourlife.co.za/good-mornings-and-good-nights/ and thought it was time to focus on the parents. I have thought about this carefully and even ‘mostly’ tested it myself during these […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
5 sheets to the wind is usually an expression used when someone is very drunk. This is what I should have been when I read an article about how often you should wash your sheets. https://www.cnet.com/how-to/do-you-wash-your-sheets-enough-probably-not/ Changing your bed linen weekly is something I assumed happened in every home, apparently not! The recommendation is once […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
Your laundry room Where do you do your laundry? Do you have a laundry room or do you have laundry equipment in the kitchen? Wherever it is, it needs to be organised. How often does your washing machine get cleaned? Are your washing detergents organised? Do you have old expired bleach? Believe it or not, […]Continue Reading...
This week we are doing the laundry! The refrain, ‘ I don’t have anything to wear!’ is a regular sound in my house. I am not sure about you, but in my house it seems that as soon as you put the clean clothes in the drawers, they are back in the washing! Washing day […]Continue Reading...
This week we are going to try and sort out the playroom, or if you don’t have one of those, just sorting out their toys. 20 years’ worth of toys! Over the years I have collected tons of toys and books. I have 4 children but instead of getting rid of the toys as they […]Continue Reading...
Sitting Down I am sitting in my lounge right now looking at my old stained carpet and all the collected junk and wondering how we have lived like this for so long. Every home has that one area that seems to collect everything. Sadly, I have three such areas. My bedroom, the TV room and […]Continue Reading...
In March 2015 I started a new job and embarked on a new journey – a journey to make living life easier. This has now become my slogan for the company which I started from this blog. Clearing out clutter and getting rid of possessions that no longer serve their purpose and are just taking […]Continue Reading...
More important than having a tidy home, is having a clean home! You can actually have a very tidy home with everything in its place but dust on every surface, or you can have a clean home with clutter all over the place. It doesn’t matter whether you have full time help, part-time help or […]Continue Reading...