May 20, 2019

Today I went to my parents house. As some of you know I come from a family that has hoarding tendencies. I’m used to it now, so when I have to precariously balance to not trip on tools and stuff in the conservatory to get the house it barely registers I’m tiptoeing. I’...

April 29, 2019

Looking out into my garden today, despite the gloomy fog it’s apparent that spring is definitely here.  The grass is once again growing, as are the weeds! My grass is coloured full of dandelions and I spy a few nettles and brambles too.  A few years ago looking out int...

April 24, 2019

For my daughter’s 5th Birthday I bought her a bike.  A pretty black and pink Tinkerbell bike.  Al was fine for her birthday until she decided that the stabilisers had to come off as they were babyish.  All her friends had a bike, and were quickly grasping the concept o...

January 29, 2019

No one ever warned me that my shopping habits would totally change once I decluttered.  They never explained I’d spend £100 on a lamp, or like today over £115 on a jacket.  With the exception of a few extravagant suits from L K Bennett for very special occasions I’m th...

January 28, 2019

Last Thursday I was called in short notice to Radio Sheffield to discuss the phenomenon of KonMari as their resident decluttering expert.  When I got the studio the editor and presenter had come up with the idea of me decluttering the newsroom on air. Now I never feel...

January 21, 2019

Let me start by saying I’m a total KonMari convert.  For the past 4 years I have worshipped Marie Kondo’s method of decluttering after I totally transformed my home and life by following her method.  With the launch of 'Tidying up with Marie Kondo' at the beginning of...

January 14, 2019

So we are a few weeks into January now, how are you all feeling? Kids are back at school, adults back at work, Christmas festivities all forgotten, now most people are just left with a long month, little spare cash and bills to pay. The hope and promise of the New Yea...

January 7, 2019

A lot of people when they think about decluttering, think it’s just about getting rid of the ‘stuff’ in your home.  The decluttering mindset is more than that.

For me it started with decluttering things, but as I grew in confidence with decluttering and the decision mak...

November 16, 2018

This week I’ve been pretty quiet on social media as my beloved dog became very poorly on Monday morning and on Tuesday I had to make the heartbreaking decision to end his suffering and have him put to sleep.

If any of you have pets, you’ll know they become part of your...