One of the most important aspects of decluttering is not bringing more clutter into your home. These are three questions to ask yourself next time you’re tempted to buy on impulse and potentially add to the clutter in your home.
These tip comes from Julie, a Frugal and Thriving reader from the US. “At our medical doctor’s office, I noticed they spray and clean counters, handles etc using 1/2 water and 1/2 rubbing alcohol. This also works for mirrors and windows very well.” Other uses for rubbing alcohol include cleaning CDs and DVDs, mozzie bites, […]
Moving to a new town is a mixture of excitement and intrepidation. Do your research first to make sure you’re making the right move.
I’ve been working on how to get some more crafting into my day. Time is short, but I’m really missing my creative time. This week I’ve written a three part series on finding time to craft. I like to sew mostly, but the tips over the next few days are relevant for getting any type […]
We all get stuck in patterns of behaviour. Some days (many days) we just go through the motions, doing what we need to get by, even if the way we’re doing things isn’t working. We stick with the familiar routines and behaviours because it’s what we know and it’s easy, at least in the short […]
I read this tip on Lifehacker the other day, and thought it was a great idea.The article suggests creating a possibilities calendar in Google calendar or your favourite electronic calendar. The idea is that when you read or hear about an event that you think might be interesting but you don’t want to make special […]
I received this email the other day after writing about how we get the washing dry in wet weather. Ophelia writes: One particular day the weather was good for drying clothes, but I could see that a storm was on its way – and I didn’t have time to bring clothes in and out unnecessarily. […]