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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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Can it be done?

Recently, on a Facebook group, there was a question from a new mom on how she is supposed to keep her house clean with a new baby and she wondered how others did it. The answers ranged from, – ‘you don’t ‘, to things like “less sleep” or,” get a cleaning service”. These were all […]

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Bathroom break

This week we are cleaning our bathrooms. How often do you clean the outside of your toilet? How often do you wash your shower curtain? The bathroom is an important room in the house and often goes by the name throne room or reading room, I have also heard it referred to as the thinking […]

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Sleeping on the job!

In the past I have covered cleaning the Entrance hall and dining room, the lounge and the kitchen. This week I am looking at the bedrooms. I have a large house with enough bedrooms for everyone, yet my two youngest, LB and AT, insist on sharing! So now we also have a playroom and a […]

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Do you scurryfunge?

Scurryfunge- A hasty tidying of the house between the time you see neighbour and the time he/she knocks on the door. Taken from John Gould’s Maine Lingo: Boiled Owls, Billdads, and Wazzats, 1975 Are you one of these people? I was, out of necessity, now life is much less stressful. I used to run around in […]

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My Cupboard Adventure

I took my own advice this week and Konmari’d my cupboard! I definitely owned far too many clothes, some of which date back a minimum of 11 years and some even older! The hardest part about this was that a few of the things I really liked but don’t fit into anymore. I didn’t throw […]

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Do you know me?

This is a long blog post. I felt that it was necessary to reintroduce myself to everyone. I wrote and published the first Kasheringyourlife blog on the 28 June 2015 and already 5 weeks later I have over 180 followers (thank you all). I read a blog about blogging and in it they said that […]

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Sitting down to clean

This week I am tackling the cleaning of the lounge and dining room areas of the house. For most of the older South African homes, a small entrance hall leads from the front door into the lounge or dining room.  I would include this room in your cleaning schedule for the lounge and dining room. […]

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Cleaning up your schedule or scheduling your clean up!

A lot of the decluttering blogs that I have read give cleaning schedules for your house and they are all American. In this country a lot of us either have full time domestic, or part time domestic help, very few people have no help at all. My question is this; if you have help do […]

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The Konmari method

As part of my mission to declutter, I read blogs about decluttering, downsizing, minimizing, purging and the lingo that goes with cleaning up the mess that has taken up residence in my home over the last 20 years. Now I am following (sort of) the 15 minute a day method. It is a very good […]

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