Packing and unpacking decorations is a Not-Fun-Job. Unless you love organising that is! Avoid the Shove-It-All-In-A-Box cop out - Prepare To Be Organised! This year you have an opportunity to get this really sorted. Remember pulling your Christmas tree out of it's old saggy cardboard box, unpacking your huge box of baubles that have somehow… Continue reading Decorations & Other Disasters ~ Making Your Life Easier With The Tidy Lady.
Kids get SO many presents, they often rip open gift after gift, toss it to one side and open the next. You'll soon discover which are their favourites! The gifts they don't like can be boxed up and saved for re-gifting to friends and familyThe not-quite-so-popular gifts can be tucked away and pulled out in… Continue reading Suffering From Gift Fatigue? 6 Quick Tips!
It's getting closer and closer to the big day! It can really help your stress levels if you're organised. Instead of being just another thing to add to your load, look at list making as an opportunity to make your life easier, in the short and long term. Keep them in a logical place for… Continue reading Christmas Post! Keeping Records (Not The Vinyl Kind)
Try a few of my tips for a less stressful, more organised Christmas and a fridge a little less stuffed. 1. The Big Chuck Out Check use-by dates, get rid of weird stuff no one is going to eat, things that are growing or composting, are completely unidentifiable or have freezer burn. Consider moving some… Continue reading 10 Tips To Avoid Fridge Chaos This Christmas!
I have a dear funny, sweet and kind friend who has a collection of elephants. She doesn't actually collect elephants. She has nothing against them, but has never actively collected them. They are all gifts from one person. Who insists on buying them for her whenever they spot one. Being an immensely kind and warmhearted… Continue reading Rena And The Unwanted Gifts.
Consider for a moment how many toys your child has right now. ~ And that a gift giving event is only days away ~ ~ And that means more new toys! ~ Do you ever get the feeling that they simply… Continue reading Curating Your Child’s Toys.
Every year something goes wrong, but we seem to be so unprepared. Now is the time for Preventative Planning! The fridge is too small for All The Food. Give it a good clear out! Take Control Of Your Fridge. Adjust the height of the shelves with big things in mind. Borrow, buy or hire a… Continue reading Christmas, Already?! Time to Prep!
It's less than 6 weeks away, but it's never to late to get a little bit more organised. Preparing for guests can mean a bit of extra work. Sometimes we procrastinate for so long it becomes a stressful half-done mess in a rush. It can just seem like too much work. Especially if your spare… Continue reading Christmas Post! Guests.