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10 Things To Chuck – today!

The decluttering process can be difficult, emotional and time consuming. Or it can be easy, laid back and quick! Here are 10 items to which you might be able to say a cheerful ‘cheerio’ – today! Old towels.  Many of us hold on to towels which are scratchy, threadbare or stained. Not to mention too […]

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Why I’ll Snub ‘Sober October’

I drink alcohol (Irish family line, teenager in the 90’s, middle class) I enjoy drinking alcohol. I gain value out of it. No apologies. Not one. I allow it to feature in my life but with the moderation necessary for me personally. All year. I won’t be partaking in Sober October. Or Dry January. Or any of […]

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Are we a nation of secret hoarders?

In this guest blog post, LOVESPACE explore the reasons behind the rising tide of ‘stuff’ in our homes and explore the costs of hidden clutter. Are we a nation of secret hoarders? A recent survey of more than 4,000 people by self-storage specialists LOVESPACE, found that the vast majority (95%) of respondents admitted to holding […]

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Sweet Surrender

When I look back now to the first week of August 2017, I can best describe myself as ‘permanently sitting on a roller-coaster, powered by sugar and caffeine’ I sigh as I look back, because I really do know better. I’d taken on too much client work (because I absolutely love my clients) for the time […]

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How to mix toxic-free home cleaning solutions

I generally clean as I go during decluttering and organising sessions. A cleared space is a golden opportunity to give a surface a refresh and I simply couldn’t bear to put something back in a dusty cupboard. However, I don’t like strong chemicals. I’m convinced they are partially to blame for the rise of allergies […]

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What To Do On FRIDAY To Make Monday Easier!

It is vital to plan for the week ahead. There’s nothing worse than waking up on a Monday morning, already feeling behind and unprepared! (if you’d like to become a more organised person, sign up to my list for access to golden nuggets of information) However, I try to reduce what I have to do […]

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Top Tips For a Stress Free House Move

We’ve all heard or read it – ‘Moving house is one of the most stressful life events there is’ But does it have to be this way? I’m often called in to apply my decluttering and organising skills for a specific reason: because a client is soon to move house! It’s a big trigger for […]

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Is Your Car Left Out In The Cold?

Of those of us lucky enough to own a garage, less than half keep their cars in it!  The reason of course is because they are often too full of other stuff! But this can leave cars at greater risk of break-ins and even negate insurance claims. So spending a day clearing the garage may […]

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12 Surprising Ways Clutter Is Ruining Your Life

  Why do we hang onto clutter? For some, it’s sentimental reasons.  Shelves of books that remind us of a favorite university course. Hanging ornaments that were a misguided gift from relatives. Cherishing baby clothes that once fit our now-grown children. Or could it be, as some studies suggest, related to fear. Fear of deprivation, […]

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How Decluttering Let My Demons Out.

Tidy Home, Tidy Life, Tidy Mind. Anyone who knows me or who reads this blog regularly will be aware that I consistently witter on about the benefits of tidying, organising and simplifying your life. It’s not just about making things look pretty and it’s definitely not only about throwing things away. In fact, it’s never […]

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