Keeping up the good work

I was really good yesterday evening, and resisted looking at the ‘bargains’ in the reduced chiller while I was out at knitting. Consequently, I’m making inroads into the perishables and I’m starting to feel a bit less overwhelmed. The next step has to be making lists and sticking to them, but I’m not sure I’m…

Easy money?

If anyone ever tells you that selling things on eBay is easy money, it’s a falsehood. Young Bloke and I spent two days sorting the items into piles: eBay, Charity Shop, Rag Recycling. I know, I know, some will say that it should all be Charity Shop, but the point of the new approach is…

The box is only really useful if you use it.

This morning, I faced the piles of documents and paperwork that had been shoved on top of the filing box. There was a large pile of passports, envelopes, payslips, tax documents, MOT certificates, insurance documents, prescription copies and, for some reason, an elderly slipper. I was going to write that I can’t quite figure out…

Better begins

We just got back from a holiday and the house is more chaotic than usual. I can’t seem to shake the jet lag. I feel unfit, unrested and unsettled. I know that the piles of laundry will recede eventually, but I’m haunted by the fact that, although more than two weeks’ worth of our clothes…