How to Declutter to Save

This post forms part of my Decluttering: 101 series. Did you know that holding onto all of that clutter is costing you? It is costing you your time, stress, money, arguments, frustration and the environment. Wow! Who would have thought…

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Get rid of clutter with help from a friend

Years ago I was teaching out in the country and living in an education department rental. The house was built to accommodate a previous principal with six children. My housemate and I used to joke that they kept the overall…

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10 ways to find extra time in your week

How many times have you found yourself wishing you could indulge in a hobby, spend a few moments pampering yourself or do something you used to do but no longer have time to enjoy?  Do you feel as if you…

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Timesaving Tuesday- Breakfast juice

My darling husband bought me a snazzy new juicer for my birthday and I have been having a fantastic time getting creative with juicing recipes for breakfast.  I’ve tried green juice, orange juice, apple juice and ‘throw in everything you…

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Timesaving Tuesday- Fix it now

Our grandparents understood the value of taking the time to fix things.  Unfortunately in today’s society we do this less and less.  Perhaps we believe that we are too busy or that it is easier to simply throw something away…

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Time Saving Tuesday- Clothes

I saw a little girl in the shopping centre car park today wearing cute little rubber gum boots.  I couldn’t help thinking that she was perfectly prepared for jumping in puddles.  As luck would have it, there was a nice…

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Timesaving Trick #7- Bills that pay themselves

One thing that eats up quite a lot of time and often causes frustration is paying the bills.  They seem to arrive far too often and demand too much of our attention. I don’t like to pay any bill until…

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Timesaving Trick #2- The bathroom

The other day I found myself leaning over the toilet, hoping that I would either be sick and just get it over with or that I would feel better and could go back to bed.  To say I wasn’t feeling…

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Timesaving Trick #1- The bedroom

There are a few things which I used to consistently put off doing because of the effort involved. One of these tasks was changing the doona cover.  I was one of those people sweating, cursing and struggling with the doona,…

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Lose the digital clutter

Have you managed to find yourself subscribed to a gazillion email lists and begun to wonder how on Earth that has happened and what to do about it? It seems that just about everything nowadays requests an email address from…

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