Category Archives: Domesticy

Making Greener Cleaners

I’d like to thank The Accidental Hippy for inviting me to post today.  Life can get pretty crazy and I love the concept of slowing down, casting off unnecessary ‘stuff’ and living a life mindful of our impact on others as well as the planet.  There have been some inspiring posts right here on this

Making a Sheet (or Book) Bag – Part 1

I finally managed to secure some day care so that I could get back to (part time) work, which is a huge relief for me as the budget was starting to get a bit scary. Unfortunately it was not my preferred option of home based Family Day Care, but in a long day care centre.

10-15 Minute Project – Bathroom Cabinet

I think most people trying to find freedom from clutter and mess have stumbled across or referred to FlyLady at some stage (and if you hadn’t before, you have now). There is a lot of positive advice from FlyLady but it didn’t work for me because it is not really open for customisation as so

Cheap Tuesday Tips – Be Present

Hey look, it is Tuesday again! Today’s tip it to slow down, just a little bit and be present in the moment. Life too easily gets way too hectic as we try to squeeze everything into short time frames so we have more “spare” time to enjoy our lives.  For a long time I thought

Small Steps.

I was recently introduced to the delights of Hyperbole and a Half and specifically this Hyperbole and a Half: This is Why I’ll Never be an Adult post that REALLY resonated with me.  It was fun to see someone articulate my housekeeping style so well.  Even so, I was not proud of this part of

Quality Time With The Family?

PLAN OF A DAY’S WORK FROM 1941 1. The housekeeper should rise early, open up the house, then have a cup of tea. 2. Prepare the breakfast, i.e., make porridge, put the kettle on. 3. Sweep the room in which the meal is to be taken. 4. While dust is settling, put the articles for


Well. It’s been nearly a year since I have posted. My excuse is I’ve been somewhat busy and/or tired for most of the past year. I do however have a few projects to work on, so I hope I can remedy that. With Squiddley’s arrival life has changed dramatically. Life with a child does tend