It’s that time of year again, you know the one where we never know what day of the week it is, we are still eating Christmas leftovers and we can’t remember what the living room floor looks like. It is also the time when most of us begin to think about reorganising our homes, having a good clear out and regaining a bit of normality before the New Year arrives. This can often feel daunting, overwhelming and may bring on a little anxiety but with my top tips, you will be well on your way to having a productive and positive New Year declutter which will feel liberating rather than stressful.
Statistics tell us that on average, most people in the UK will spend 11 long hours cleaning their homes for spring. Although it seems for some, it is normal to dedicate entire weeks to the process, with some people looking to create entire transformations in time for the sunnier, fresher weather heading our way.
Clutter is one of the banes of my life. The stuff seems to be breeding, and just when I get on top of one room, I come downstairs to find that a sea of junk has taken over the ground floor! Happily, I’ve found some ways to reduce your clutter in the home, ways that you will find more details on in the post below. Continue reading “Space To Live: 3 Methods That Will Stop Clutter In Its Tracks!”
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It’s hard to keep on top of the housework when you are a parent and even harder when you have more than one to clean up after, to make meals for, to entertain not to mention all those extra toys. Cleaning is one of those jobs that we all have to do but it can feel as though it takes up so much of our time… time which should be spent with our little ones. With this in mind, I have asked fellow parents for their top tips so we can share some of the wisdom and lighten our loads with these fantastic cleaning hacks.
I wanted to share some tips to help with clever kid’s toys storage because let’s face it, the toys really can and do take over, don’t they?! I already covered a few pointers in my last blog, I showed you the built-in wardrobe we made in Jake’s room. Perfect for hiding away quite a lot of items. I also showed you a clever way of hiding away the arts and craft. As for nappies, I keep these unwrapped in a chest of drawers so again they are out of sight but are in easy reach.
So you have had your clear out, spring clean and you may even be trying out the upcycling, but how about increasing your storage?
When I moved in here the lack of cupboard space was crazy for a family home and has been one of our biggest struggles. I am a real thrower outer, but now we have Jake we have things we need to keep, keepsakes that need safe places to be kept and many more shoes and clothes taking over the house!
When we first moved in Continue reading “Storage Ideas”