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Week 5: Just 47 to go!

Summer days are wonderful, our Summer fruit is amazing! Pity about the drought… I hope and pray we get some rain soon but still it is good exercise in using this precious resource more carefully. Water-Saving Tips Here are some Water-saving tips you can use in your own home: Only flush when necessary. Don’t use …

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How to get organised: Step 3

If you are reading this, you have probably read  “How to get organised – Step 1” and  “How to get organised – Step 2”. Below are some tips that you can use as you are organising the clutter.   Create 5 Boxes When you are organising, you should sort everything into five boxes: Move to another …

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Organised: Moving Homes

Gizelle is moving homes and needed to organise a few spaces, declutter and decide what to keep and what to give/throw away. This is always a difficult process but it was even more difficult because Gizelle was away at the time that the organisation needed to take place. Usually, I work alongside my clients so …

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Organised: Toddler’s Room

When Carole sent me a message telling me about her toddler’s room she included words like “It’s bad”, “maybe you wanna sit before looking!” and “feel free to say no”. I am sure many of you can relate to this – there is always that one space in the house we avoid because, quite simply, we …

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Organised: Teen Pad

When Paula sent me a message, she said “It is one of those situations of opening the door, rolling the eyes and saying I don’t have the energy for this and closing the door once again”. I know so many people who feel like this when starting on their organising journey but don’t be discouraged. …

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Organised: Studio Apartment

Organising a Studio Apartment can be quite difficult but organising a Studio Apartment with a 2-year-old may seem almost impossible! Getting kids to join in with cleaning and organising is so important, so you need to celebrate their small victories and learn to allow them space to mess a little.   Shaz’s Vision This past …

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Organised: Big Boy Bedroom

I am really enjoying getting to know all the moms in the valley. Each of you have your own unique story and it is wonderful to work with you in getting organised. Today I worked with Renée to organise her son’s bedroom. You can see the “before” shots below and above (featured image):   Renée’s Vision …

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How to get organised: Step 2

If you haven’t already, please go back and read “How to get organised – Step 1” to get started on your organising journey. So, by now you should have written down what your vision and purpose is for the room and what you need in the space you are organising. You need to be ruthless …

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Organised: Little Boy Bedroom

After Krystyna and I had a brief discussion about what her expectations and vision for her son’s bedroom would be, we got right into organising and forgot to take a proper “before” photo. Sorry! I am just so excited about organising! We did remember a little way in and you can see what it looked …

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6 Tips to help you stay organised

Here are a few tips to help you on your way to getting organised. Some of them are easier than others but all of them are manageable and can make a huge difference in your day-to-day life.   1. Observe where things accumulate in your home and work around that rather than trying to get your family …

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