We are bombarded with so much information these days that it is not surprising that many people cite paper as the type of clutter that they struggle with the most. But as with most organising solutions, all it needs is a bit of time and routine, and those piles of papers can soon be under control. Here are my five rules to help tame your paper clutter: Go electronic whenever possible: … [Read more...] about Taming the paper clutter: The Rules
One of my favourite things about being a mum is the excuse to get down on the floor among all the toys and dream up a whole new world to play in with Mr 5! But once my little partner-in-crime has gone to bed, my husband and I were beginning to find it difficult to unwind from the day when we were surrounded by all the toys. We needed a play room! As our little guy grows up, so does the stash … [Read more...] about The no-room play room
I have a confession to make - I am addicted to rainbows. As I rearrange my house, I'm taking more and more notice of colour and placement... in the colours of the rainbow. Take today for example. I was eating my breakfast whilst looking through a few recipe books, searching for a new cake recipe to try out for a lunch at the weekend. "Mmm...?" I thought, as I stared at the books. "I wonder … [Read more...] about Rainbowtize all the things!
How are your new year resolutions going? Remember them? Personally I am not a great fan of resolutions - they are too restrictive, too easy to "fail" at. Which is why I loved the concept of a One Little Word to guide me through the year. And this year, my word is "Grace". "A thought that changed the World... Grace finds beauty in everything" - U2 ("Grace") So what is a One Little Word? … [Read more...] about One Little Word – 2016
With our Mr 4 going back to school this week, our early mornings are going to get earlier again, our schedule busier and our days more full. Over the holidays I have been thinking about ways to help our family keep up. I had seen lots of family launchpads on the internet, so decided to put together a version of our own. Our Mission Control is in our hallway so it was important to me that it … [Read more...] about Mission control