Sad news and 11 handbags

My grandma died recently. She was 90 when she died and she was an absolute inspiration to me.  She was happily married for over 60 years and lived to see three of her great grandchildren. She lived at home looking after herself almost until the end and she was a loyal friend with a couple
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Upcycled dish cloths!

During my decluttering sessions for the Minimalism Game (read more here) I came across some white towels that we used when the kids were babies.  I was about to donate them to charity when I decided that actually they would make really good dish cloths if I chopped them up. Cleaning cloths/ dish cloths are
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I’ve lost count…

I’m on day 17 of the Minimalism Game (read more here) and I’m really starting to see the benefits.  I had a good clear out of one of my kitchen cupboards recently and it was so satisfying.  It was overflowing with things I have been saving for recycling and things that I hardly ever use.  Now
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I just couldn’t resist…

You know me – always up for a challenge!  Well you would have thought that having bought nothing for myself for 10 (now 11) months and trying to give things away daily for 9 months there shouldn’t be much that I have left to get rid of.  However surprisingly I have loads of stuff that should really
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