Turn your screens off
29 April – 5 May is screen-free week. When was the last time you’ve enjoyed an entire day screen-free? Probably some time ago. Isn’t it then even more surprising that since 1994 numerous organisations are participating in the TV Turnoff and now the screen-free week? But a week without any screen activities, I hear you say, that’s insane. Bear with me!
Owning less as the new pursuit of happiness
Are you overwhelmed by all the stuff in your home? You are not alone. In 2014, the average US American owned 300,000 items. 300,000! That’s a massive amount and yet, it doesn’t seem make Americans happy. They were only ranked 19 of the World’s Happiest Countries 2019. Is owning less the answer?
Keep your kid entertained without spending any money
“We spend so much money entertaining our kid every weekend.” It was the amount of a family’s food budget! As much as we love our little ones, most of us don’t have an unlimited pot of money. For those of you who are on a “no spend” week or month, this sounds like a crazy story. There are so many ways to spend time with your kid without spending money:
Save money with these 5 travel hacks
Do you ever talk to the person in the seat next to you when flying? Most of the time, we exchange a short chat before take off and maybe talk a little more before landing. As we were travelling from Greece to Jordan, we had a fascinating conversation with Mr. Aussie. He travelled to over 150 countries! His travel stories led us to today’s blog: 5 travel hacks you need to know.
You’ve done the cleaning, let’s start the clearing
As a member of APDO, the Association of Professional Declutterers & Organisers, we are is looking to rid this region off its clutter this Spring. It’s time to start the Spring clearing!
A survey by Money Magpie* found that less than half of Brits bother with an annual Spring clean. 60% view it more as a decluttering exercise than a traditional deep-clean. Do you think it’s any better where you live?