April 14, 2019
moving tips

Moving house: tips that save you time and money

De clutter and organise as soon as you know the date of moving. Every item you decide to de clutter now will not be packed into boxes and will not cost you any further money! De clutter get rid of everything you don’t need any more or won’t need in the new house. Start packing – everything you won’t need in the next 6 month Store like with like and label like crazy! seasonal decorating, unseasonal clothing, sentimental value, kids […]
January 8, 2019
Marie Kondo Netflix "Tidying Up'

Why the Konmari Netflix show ‘Tidying Up’ is setting people up to fail

After a couple of ultra successful books it was just a matter of time till Marie Kondo would get her own TV show. The Netflix show ‘Tidying Up’ has just arrived on our TVs and causing heated discussions and polarises Organising Professionals and those that want to get their life in order. My first problem starts with the title. I don’t believe in tidying up – but do in organising. They are two very different things: Organising you do for […]
December 27, 2018
teenagers on mountaintop

Travelling with kids – teenagers

I have written about travelling with kids numerous times – one article I did 10 years ago. I used a pic from exactly the same hotel we stayed in Bangkok as we did this time. And I do have to say, it was the same positive experience – but oh so different. I recently came back from overseas, Germany (mostly). We traveled over to celebrate my dad’s 80th birthday. Due to training and HSC commitments of our oldest son and […]