Giving a gift to someone can be a wonderful thing, and picking the right one is so crucial as you really want the recipient to be happy with what they have been given. Problem is, when we are talking so much about gaining order and living a clutter free life, it seems crazy to talk […]
Most of us have an avalanche of paperwork coming into our homes each and everyday, whether that be from the post, school, work, receipts, notes etc… – and we have to deal with it all. But when everything has been dealt with, we end up with piles of rubbish – ready to recycle or shred […]
Safety in the home is critical – and should always be thought about and planned to help avoid extra stress should the worst happen. As such I wanted to look today at the safety items every home should have, and a little information around each of them. Hopefully as you are reading you can mentally […]
I never like to think of the worst happening, as I’m sure we all don’t – but the fact is that sometimes it does, and we should always be prepared for it. I wanted to share an emergency card idea (and enhance it more) that I found recently, all about how to get help to […]
When I organise any space in a home, the aim is to always make that space work better. This fundamentally means to make things as easy as possible to use. That means easy to see what you have, easy to grab what you need, easy to maintain and easy to put back. If your things […]
Wanting to do something and actually getting the motivation to get it done are very different things. You may have the longing to get your home sorted (more organised, rooms decorated etc…) but the key to actually getting up and doing it is to have the drive to get you started. That’s where motivation comes […]
It’s National Organising Week next week (Nov 7th to 13th), and as such, what better time to make some extra progress on tackling those tasks that are stuck on your TO DO list!
The nights are darker earlier, the countdown to Christmas has begun, Autumn is truly here, and bonfires / fireworks are in force! – November is here! This month is all about getting the home cosy for the wintery nights and preparing everything well in advance for Christmas so that the very hectic December doesn’t stress […]
Ever notice how you look at a room in a magazine or a showhome and want to recreate it – but no matter how hard you try it never quite looks the same? Thats because those pictures are done for the camera to accentuate space – and are not how we all live. They don’t […]
We are currently in one of the key times in the calendar for selling homes – and if you are ready to move house this Autumn and wanting to do as much as you can to help get your home sold asap, then I have put together a few key tips on what NOT to […]
Having been asked a lot by readers about adding in more eating and healthy living posts, I wanted to start by writing a post on ways to add veg into your diet easily. This is something that is close to most peoples hearts, as everyone wants to eat more healthily – in fact I am […]
I have another great infographic to share with you today, and it’s all about cleaning – something which we all tend to shy away from if at all possible. My aim is to help you to get your home clean enough for you – with as little stress as possible – and the best way […]
Filing is one of those jobs that most of us put off for a variety of reasons, but mostly because we make it too complicated and burdensome to do regularly. Today I want to take you through a really quick and easy way to set up your filing so that it becomes much less of […]
I do love a new diary – full of crisp, clean pages ready to fill with busy lives! – and I am really pleased to announce today that the 2016 Diary from Organise My House has been created and is now ready for you (and me!) to use.
If you’ve been reading the blog over the past couple of months, I’ve been showing you some of the ideas behind my home office revamp project – and this weeks post is my final reveal. I’m excited to show you what’s been happening!.
Holding a party in your home usually means decorating in some fashion, whether its a simple banner, a few balloons, or a whole themed house – the options really are endless!. But however fun it is to decorate your home for a party, stress can take over when it comes to how to put things […]
October – things are getting chilly now! I really can’t believe how quickly this year is going – whats going on!? We are now firmly back into routine with school and work etc… – and the holidays are a distant memory. However, this month brings with it Halloween and for lots of us a week […]
I hate to be the one to say that word in September, and please accept my apologies for doing so – but the fact is that Christmas is actually not that far away now – especially if you are as busy as most of us nowadays and the weeks are flying past before you can […]
Moving house is as stressful as it gets. All the sorting and logistics to do, not to mention moving an entire house of “stuff” to another, less familiar house. It’s a recipe for disaster and stress overload if not organised properly. The last thing you want to happen on moving day is to be faced […]
There’s nothing better than going up to bed at night, safe in the knowledge that you can rest and relax in your bedroom easily – and for that to be a reality it needs to get organised. Here are my top tips for creating an organised bedroom – hope they help! The reality is often […]
I love to find helpful information and articles around the web for you, and will be sharing more over the coming months so that you can find all the best stuff right here in one place (saving time!). So, when I was sent this home styling infographic I was really excited as it is a […]