Autumn/Winter Favourites

I don’t know about your part of the world, but the weather is getting decidedly cooler up here in the north of the UK. Out have come the scarves and gloves, the heating’s turned on and extra blankets are on the beds. School runs are completed that little bit faster, and weather reports are scanned […]

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Decluttering – when does it end?

If you follow this blog, you’ll know that I often share my minimalism journey….and also that I haven’t posted about it in a little while. That’s not to say that I’ve stopped decluttering…I just took a break after a really big purge of my outdoor garage. I think I felt so relieved to get that […]

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Black Friday Alternatives & Tips

This weekend sees the arrival of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, though it seems that store offers have been going on all week -in the UK at least. Every time we turn on the TV or open our inbox, we’re faced with special promotions and offers. I wonder if it’s the same in your country? […]

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Why Sunday is my Favourite Day of the Week

Sunday is my favourite day of the week. My day to take it easy, to kick back, to do very little. That all sounds rather indulgent, doesn’t it? Perhaps it is… but it shouldn’t be. We should all have those days without pressure and responsibilities and lists of chores, don’t you think? I don’t have […]

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20 Ideas for a Simple Christmas

Christmas is such a special time of year. We get the chance to take time out of our schedules to be with our family and our friends. To enjoy each other’s company and to relax without the pressure of needing to be anywhere else. It can also be stressful – the desire to make this […]

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