Tower of Clutter

Have you ever heard of the tower card? Years ago I was with a group of friends and we had our tarot cards read. I’m not saying that this is a good or bad thing, just that it happened. I wasn’t paying attention, to be honest, but I do remember one card that came up. […]

It’s happened! My daughter’s and my best friend left.

In the beginning. A long time ago and a very different me, went to collect my daughter from school and her teacher release my daughter and another girl to me. Her teacher had been convinced by the two of them that they were having a sleep over at my house that evening. I had never […]

Mental Illness Let’s Talk You’re Not Alone

I have discovered that I seem to be surrounded by mothers struggling with mental illness and most can’t even bring themselves to get help. It saddens me because I too have suffered for a very long time, but I went to get help because I didn’t want to make my nearest and dearest suffer from […]

Outsmarted by my Confident Child and I’m Proud

St David’s Day, in Wales this is a big deal to dress your children up, and they have to look their best. It’s like photo day but in national dress costume. I’m trying to get both my daughters presentable. Dressed, teeth brushed, hair brushed and the typical school rush before the actual run. Outsmarted As […]

Why I drink cold coffee ☕

It seems that whatever I do. I seem to be chasing my tail. Laundry is continuous, I’m constantly making food and then clearing up. I never seem to stop. Dishes to be done and then put the away. Tidying up the toys after the kids play. So when do I get a chance to sit […]

My sincere apologies

I’ve had so many setbacks since my last post. Not with clearing up my house by blogging it.   I have however starting using the hashtag #clearingupmyhome on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook etc. Now I just have to find a way to include that into this site and I’ll be laughing.

What I’ve come to realise

On the 22nd February 2016 will mark the two years that I have been on this downsize, declutter and new way of approach to things and stuff. I look around my house and see so much still here and how I haven’t made any progress. Then something happens like my eldest daughter gets ill. TMI […]

Today marks the anniversary of the first year living in this house.

Made it to my target this week. I set myself a goal of listing seven items onto eBay this week. It is now Thursday evening and I am really tired but nine new items have been listed today. I didn’t manage to make a start last week because my daughter broke her foot and so […]

Room of doom got more shelves.

While I was busy, cleaning the kitchen. Tiding up after the children. Making countless meals for everyone. I heard drilling and other things moving up stairs. Such as heavy metal music, being played so loud I think the area could hear it. I wasn’t about to investigate as I husband didn’t seem to be in […]

I always seem so surprised that there is progress

It’s nearly a year since we have lived in this house. And I still feel like I’m losing the battle with the room of doom.  I do however now have a desk in there and have more access to many things that I am (too) slowly listing onto eBay. Doesn’t look great does it. It […]

Been busy

Wow time has flown. Summer holidays with the girls were eventful. My husband surprised me with a over-night trip to London for my birthday. Fluffy (eldest daughter) started swimming lessons and I’m so proud to say she has taken to it like a fish.  Bubbles (youngest daughter) has adapted to nursery and no more tears […]

Finally! Listing on eBay again

Yes finally! I’ve started listing on eBay again. Updated two items that weren’t selling and hopefully now they will go. I’ve set myself a target of listing five items a week. This depends on if enough items sell because I could end up with what appears to be a shop of items. As much as […]