As we’re preparing for the New Year, we’re excited to present our free 2018 calendar to you!
We encourage the nation to get organised during NOW!
APDO Association of Professional Declutterers & Organisers is running the 4th annual NOW National Organising Week this Autumn. Through social media, blogs and partnerships, the association will motivate and inspire people just like you to organise their homes and workplaces. We are taking part in the campaign and bring it to this region!
Enjoy a stress-free pre-Christmas season
Yes, you’ve read that right! Christmas! It’s still October and I’m speaking about Christmas?! No, I haven’t lost the plot. I want you to enjoy the last 2 months of the year and not experience the mad rush like in previous years. So what am I proposing?
How to use chalk paint at home
We love creating and have used chalk paint for a number of smaller projects. We love how versatile chalk paint it. It’s easy to apply, adds a lovely touch and you can write on it! Over and over again!
Because of that, we’ve searched for the cutest and most functional organising with chalk paint ideas. Here’re the best projects which you can easily recreate at home and continue your organising journey:
How Trish mastered the struggles of raising 2 children, studying part-time and working a full-time job
Have you ever met those people who seem to achieve anything and everything? Trish may be one of them. Her life seems so fulfilling and no signs of any struggles. Speaking with her, we find out there’s a lot more to her and where she is in life today.
Today’s post has been written by Trish and she takes us through her struggles of raising 2 smart daughters on her own, completing her first university degree at a later stage in life and now preparing for a career change.
Today’s post is encouragement for anyone who is thinking about making a change in their life. It’s never too late to start something new!
Send your kids back to school again
It’s that time of the year again! School is about to resume for a new academic year and many parents are looking forward to it. You should have seen my friend this morning. Counting down the days till her kids are back at school!
Before you’re heading out buying new school items this weekend, check out our top 5 tips to prepare for this year’s back to school:
Enjoy the slower pace
Have you ever heard of “Freizeitstress”? What?! This beautiful German word means recreational stress. Your leisure time is actually more stressful than giving you and relaxing. I’ve found many friends rushing from appointment to appointment and worse, they were so proud of being busy. How lovely was it to talk to this very interesting lady who said: “We’re taking it easy this summer!”
An experience as a gift?
Can’t decide what birthday present to give to your mom, husband, child or friend? Try something new this year. Give them an experience!
One of my closest friends has just done that. She surprised her mom with a trip to Rome and the Vatican. A lover of historic sites, my friend knew her mom would have an unforgettable time in this ancient city.
How to have a great holiday with your children
Many families are taking their children on a holiday this summer. Are you one of them? For many, how to keep their children going in a new environment is the biggest question. There are so many options. Here are our top 10 suggestions to having a great holiday with your children:
Fighting clutter the Feng Shui way
Have you ever been to a Feng Shui course? I was very excited when I arrived at one organised by Expat Woman last week. Mostly women (go figure) attended what provided to be an insightful session. Dr. Padmaja Yadav from Vaastu for Art of Living not only gave practical tips of how to decorate your home. She also spent time talking about clutter. Who knew that philosophy which started around 3500 BC would also focus on clutter?