Why cleaning 1 category a week is working – wk 3

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Why cleaning 1 category a week is working – wk 3 As you already may be aware, I’m going full force on cleaning my home from top to bottom based on (affiliate link) Marie Kondo’s book, The life-changing magic of tidying up. Even if it takes an entire year! But I will admit, it isn’t […]

How to purge your clothing – wk 2

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Welcome back to the 2020 Cleaning Challenge! This week we will tackle how to purge your clothing! Recap and outcome of Week 1: Clean all your surfaces Last week’s challenge HERE was to clean all your surfaces. After Christmas my home was still in chaos with most things not having been put away. So there […]

Purge and clean your homes challenge! Are you in?

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Are you ready for a purge and clean your homes challenge?! I sure am! Yesterday I said ‘cya next year’ to my Christmas tree. Sigh… It was a fleeting moment… I hadn’t really planned to take it ALL down yet… but did it anyway. I’d like to fire up some messy renovations soon again so […]

Why I relinquish stuff and break decorating rules

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Does anyone else get ‘attached’ to the things they either find, DIY or buy? I know I sure do. And I know for a fact, I actually place super high values on my stuff over time that no one else feels quite the same way about! Case in point: I hold onto my things thinking […]

Why cleaning in small increments wins this race.

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We recently had a little mini heat wave in our area… and boy, did this Canadian made out of wax not manage so well! Yesterday I hibernated inside our little travel trailer parked beside the house. Until I got chilly. Then I went out and started all over again. I’ll admit though, evening bike rides during hot […]

Empty shelves, corners and trunks. Plus.

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So, we’re right in the middle of summer… and guess what I’m doing. And it has nothing to do with gardening. Which I should be doing too btw… It has everything to do with clearing out stuff. I am in the middle of a massive PURGE. But beyond. Talk about the wrong time of year!  […]

Reorganizing the junk stash

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I’ve started a few new good habits lately. One is walking every evening. I put the bike riding away for a spell because I wanted to see if walking would offer a few more health benefits. So far I do feel stronger, and have a little more spring in my step! Yay me! I think […]

A new stance on cleaning… one new thing.

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Front entry tour This past week, I’ve been in a bit of a funk about the topic of cleaning. A typical clean spree would have me focusing on one thing, then pushing hard until it’s done. Here comes the issue though… a focus generally takes a whole lot longer than anticipated. Suddenly, your entire space […]

The freedom of relinquishing, while purging a past life

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In my ongoing quest to clean up this place, (which I’m now convinced will really NEEEEVER be over… how DO you do it, clean people?!) I gave myself a mantra. I’m going to get rid or sell something once a week. For me, getting rid of something for good is harder than gutting a room, then […]