Getaways, Winter

How to pack for a winter getaway

When the weather turns cold and the days grow shorter, it can be tempting just to stay home and hibernate. Else, head to a warmer climate to get some much needed sunshine. This year, I decided to head to Hobart and embrace a colder climate for a winter solstice getaway. It’s generally fairly straightforward to pack […]

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Garage

Garage declutter

This week I decided to get the garage in order. I plan to have its flooring cleaned and re-sealed. It got to the point where the floor looked so awful it needed freshening up. This meant my husband and I did a big clean-out of everything. Earlier this year, we’d already discarded a lot of hard rubbish from the […]

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Wardrobe

Wardrobe reloaded

One of the most notable aspects of putting clothes back in your wardrobe that give you joy is that it ignites an enthusiasm to experiment with creating new outfits, particularly from those pre-loved but forgotten pieces.┬áIt also dramatically changed the way I perceived this small room. No longer was it overcrowded and dull, but rather […]

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Wardrobe

A clean slate

If you’re anything like me, purchasing stuff, whether it’s clothing, cosmetics, kitchenware, hobby start-up gear etc. has become a habit. A habit that brings a thrill when you plan a purchase and fulfil that purchase quickly. The thrill fades only to be replaced with the desire to do it again … and again … and […]

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