I've been pretty quiet on the blog recently, but if you've been following me on Instagram and Facebook, you'll already know why. We've moved to Scotland! After 12 years in Dubai, we decided it was time for a change. A chance to be more intentional about the way we are spending our days. The opportunity to design a life that we love. To build a life that was less about consuming, and more … [Read more...] about Hello Scotland! A new adventure for More Organised
Spring cleaning is the traditional time to deep clean your home, paying particular attention to annual cleaning tasks and difficult to reach areas. Historically, the arrival of spring gave us the chance to open the windows to let fresh air and light back into our homes after a long winter. Now that we have technically-advanced appliances to assist with the daily chores, is spring cleaning still … [Read more...] about It’s spring cleaning time!
This “Straight to your door” post will not only help you be more organised, but will leave you feeling pampered and special, this month and every month! Cycle Logicals is Dubai’s first subscription service for your monthly sanitary products, with added treats and surprises to sooth and pamper just when you need it. When I was at university, I had a friend whose boyfriend bought her a gift on … [Read more...] about Straight to your door: Cycle Logicals
Is it me, or has Christmas gone a little out of control this year? A quick flick through social media this afternoon and in five minutes I have seen several "Christmas Tree of the Year" contests, "rare" The Elf on the Shelf sets worth over £300 (seriously? I don't even spend that on my family, let alone a doll!), personalised dogs' Christmas stockings, and people going crazy trying to find this … [Read more...] about A simple Christmas
I love pretty things. Pink things. Floral things. Things to put other things in. You get the picture. So when I stumbled across this beautiful pink metal suitcase whilst shopping in our local department store, I knew that I had to have it. Little did I know then, that it was going to teach me a valuable lesson! At AED495 (approx. USD135) this was not a purchase I was going to make lightly. Of … [Read more...] about The Tale of the Pretty Pink Suitcase: A lesson in shopping
Today was the big day. The day we had been planning for since school broke up at the end of June. Back To School Day, Sunday 28th August. I’ve organised everything, planned for every eventuality and blogged about it for weeks. But life had other plans, and we were... late! You see, despite our early bedtime last night, a final check that everything was ready and (I admit it), a little smile to … [Read more...] about Sometimes all you can do is smile: Alarm Fail and the night-before routine