We’ve been slowly going through the process of decluttering: emptying drawers, clearing out cupboards, rationalising, donating and downsizing our possessions. But there are things I never considered clutter until the little fella started standing and pulling everything onto the floor. Specifically books, CDs and DVDs. As I’m putting my CDs back on the shelf for […]
I was making Asian-style sticky drumsticks the other day (recipe to come), and I found myself with only the dregs of kekap manis. To get every last drop out of the bottle, I did my usual trick of watering down the kekap manis with soy sauce. This got me thinking about my obsession habit of […]
I am the first to admit that I’m a little bit obsessive with writing lists. But I didn’t realise the extend of my obsession until I started writing out a list of lists (is that taking things too far?) Apart from the satisfaction of crossing a task off madly when it’s been completed (I find […]
Moving house. Described as one of the top five most stressful things in life. If money is the number one cause of marital arguments, then the cost of moving can be a nightmare. DIY moving saves a packet. It’s more work, but quite doable. I’ve moved house 7 times in the last 12 years. I’ve […]
So many aspects of being frugal require planning ahead and being organised.
Natural ways of getting rid of ants in the home.
Now that I’m full time COO and mum, time management skills are as important as ever.