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Project downsize – still in the roof

Project downsize – still in the roof

Really I am asking myself with every box I look in and every bag I open why did I keep this? I would say at least 75% is destined for the bin or recycling. I am sorry but I can’t see my children every wanting to look through years and years of every piece of paper they ever drew on. At the time they seemed so precious and now crumpled or well even not crumpled … Read entire article »

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Secrets to a tidy looking house

Secrets to a tidy looking house

Yes last week I discovered the secret of a tidy looking house. Please note I did not say a ‘tidy house’ I did say ‘tidy looking’. Sadly it not a secret that is easily used, it is rather expensive but all the same all those people with tidy looking houses well now I know!!! Yes get new carpets, still have clutter but magically your house looks fresh and tidy. Somehow you avoid looking at the clutter … Read entire article »

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Large collection of magazines – Need culling help!!!

Large collection of magazines – Need culling help!!!

I have been having a general clear out, well less general more major but of things I can’t bring myself to get rid of is my huge collection of Good Food and Delicious magazine. Good food magazines date back to post Bex being born yes she is nearly 13. The early ones my Gran gave to me as hand me downs and there the addiction for the magazine began. Recipes seem to have some weird comfort … Read entire article »

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Love and hate of decluttering

Love and hate of decluttering

In the last day or so I have been doing a bit of decluttering and general blitzing of the house. Yesterday afternoon brought the ‘Linen cupboard’  the name ‘linen cupboard’ conjures up images of Egyptian cotton sheets and soft fluffy towels. The reality of course is perhaps slightly different! The fact that you needed an avalanche warning when getting out a fresh towel will give you more of a true picture. Now I admit that hoarding … Read entire article »

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Basket Love

Basket Love

I am not sure if I should have titled this ‘Basket Love’ or ‘Basket Case’ but I have always been a bit partial to a basket. I See any kind of basket and I am instantly drawn to it. I put it down to my lovely wicker chair I had as a child and the fact my Mum always used a wicker shopping basket. Thinking of that I remember the love of having to have … Read entire article »

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