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Useful tips and ideas for organising and running a family home. Ways to simplify the everyday housekeeping tasks and save time and energy.

HOW TO DECLUTTER YOUR HOME FAST USING THE FOUR BOX DECLUTTERING METHOD

Sick of wading through a sea of clutter in your home? Want to know how to declutter your home fast? Well, look no further. I’m going to introduce you to the best method to use to declutter your home quickly. It’s called the Four Box Decluttering Method and I think it’s hands down the best of …

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HOW TO SPEND LESS TIME CLEANING… AND HAVE MORE TIME TO DO THE STUFF YOU REALLY WANT TO BE DOING

HOW TO SPEND LESS TIME CLEANING… AND HAVE MORE TIME TO DO THE STUFF YOU REALLY WANT TO BE DOING Do you find that sometimes the most daunting thing about cleaning your house is thinking about how much time it’s going to take? Time that you really don’t have spare… or don’t want to have …

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THE SMART WAY TO CLEAN YOUR HOUSE FAST THAT WILL FREE UP YOUR TIME

THE SMART WAY TO CLEAN YOUR HOUSE FAST THAT WILL FREE UP YOUR TIME So you want and need to have a family home that is clean. That’s a given. But you’re not happy with the amount of time and effort it takes to get it clean. Especially when the cleaning has to fit in …

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WHY A CLEANING CADDY WILL SAVE YOU TIME AND BRAIN BANDWIDTH

WHY A CLEANING CADDY WILL SAVE YOU TIME AND BRAIN-BANDWIDTH I never thought I’d be the kind of person to have a cleaning caddy. I thought they were for the Mrs Hinchs and Queen of Cleans of this world. The cleaning influencers, or ‘cleanfluencers‘ as they’ve been dubbed, who have made cleaning into an art …

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HOW TO CREATE A REALISTIC CLEANING SCHEDULE THAT ACTUALLY WORKS

HOW TO CREATE A REALISTIC CLEANING SCHEDULE THAT ACTUALLY WORKS If you’ve landed on this post there’s a good chance you’re feeling more than a little bit stressed about getting your family home clean and keeping it clean. You’re likely to be juggling work with parenting and all the other stuff that life throws at …

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EASY WAYS TO SELL CLUTTER AND MAKE MONEY FROM DECLUTTERING

In this post I share my top tips for making money from decluttering, the key is to be smart and sell different things in different ways, read how… EASY WAYS TO SELL CLUTTER AND MAKE MONEY FROM DECLUTTERING I’ve put a lot of focus on decluttering this year. One thing I couldn’t bear to do …

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Easy Laundry Routine: THE BEST ROUTINE FOR YOU

Sick and tired of endless laundry or of never having anything clean to wear? You need a laundry routine that works! The trouble is there isn’t a one-size-fits-all when it comes to laundry routines. So, what you need to do is find a laundry routine that meets your needs. A routine that you will have …

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WHAT TO DO WITH UNWANTED GIFTS: 6 ways to deal with gifts you don’t want

Sometimes it really is ‘the thought that counts‘, because the gift itself is something you neither, want, need or like. But what do you do when you’ve been given something that you know you’ll never use? Here are 6 ideas on what to do with unwanted gifts. WHAT TO DO WITH UNWANTED GIFTS It can …

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10 Ways to do a last-minute pre-Christmas declutter

Feeling overwhelmed with a houseful of stuff wondering where the next influx of stuff from Christmas will go? Here’s how to do a last-minute pre-Christmas declutter.  10 Ways to do a last-minute pre-Christmas declutter Now decluttering before Christmas is a total first world problem.  But I also think it gives us a chance to stop …

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How To Clean Burnt Pans: QUICK, SIMPLE AND EASY!

This is a super simple tip for a quick and easy way to clean burnt pans. This cleaning method will save you time, effort and money, all without using harsh chemicals. HOW TO CLEAN BURNT PANS: HOW TO REMOVE BURNT-ON FOOD FROM PANS You can use this tip to clean burnt on food from all …

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HOW TO DFROST A FREEZER QUICKLY (and WHY YOU SHOULDN’T USE SALT!)

Here’s a quick step-by-step guide on how to defrost a freezer quickly. This is by far the best and safest way to defrost your freezer or the freezer compartment in your fridge. It’s important to defrost your freezer regularly, because freezers can be real money-burners when they are frosted up with ice. Oh and of …

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6 Plastic free living tips to help reduce YOUR plastic footprint

Worried about the impact you are having on the environment? Here are six plastic free living tips to help you reduce the plastic in your life.  6 Plastic free living tips This post is part of the Zero Waste series on Mums Make Lists. It’s on us all to reduce the amount of plastic on …

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10 Genius Ways You Can Use a Lint Roller to Clean Your Home

Lint rollers are amazing things! Here’s ten clever ways you can use a lint roller to clean your home. 10 LINT ROLLER CLEANING HACKS What’s sticky and rolls, but spends most of its time in a drawer or handbag? The trusty lint roller, of course, a staple of almost every household. Although we all have …

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Easy one day spring cleaning checklists

My easy one-day spring cleaning checklists for bathrooms, kitchen, living spaces and bedrooms simplify your spring cleaning and help get the job done as quickly as possible.  Easy one day spring cleaning checklists Is your home in need of a really deep spring clean? Do you wonder how you’ll manage to fit the cleaning in?  …

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