HOW TO DRESS YOUR HOME ON A BUDGET

Couch on side of road

Way back in May, when the weather had turned towards winter and we were retreating indoors. I decided, it was the perfect time to launch the home series. I don’t know about you, but I find that the change of season is the perfect time to evaluate and set goals for the while ahead. Being …

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MY BABY IS TURNING EIGHTEEN

It’s hard to believe that my baby will be 18 this weekend, the time has just flown by and I don’t know where all those years have gone? When the Teen Techie was only a few weeks old, lots of people said to me “make the most of every moment, because before you know it …

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DO YOU LOVE YOUR OUTDOOR SPACES?

Wall Plants

In Auckland, where the Unclutter Your Universe home is located, there is a definite feeling of spring in the air. The blossoms are blooming, the temperatures are rising and the light is staying around a lot longer into the early evening. I’m not sure what the statistics are showing, but I think we have had …

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WHAT IS LURKING IN YOUR HALLWAY CUPBOARDS?

storage cupboard

At the Unclutter Your Universe house we have two storage cupboards which are in the hallway, which the bedrooms, bathroom and laundry enter from. The smaller cupboard is narrow with a high shelf that reaches to the ceiling inside the door cavity. The upright vacuum cleaner and accessories are placed on the floor. The ironing …

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DOES YOUR LAUNDRY WORK FOR YOU?

laundry basket

Traditionally the laundry or wash house was located outside of the main dwelling, beside the outhouse. When these rooms were brought indoors the laundry was usually situated at the back of the house, beside the back door for easy access to the outdoor clothesline. In multi level homes the laundry is often located in the …

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MID SEASON WARDROBE UNCLUTTER

winter wardrobe

I don’t know what the winter temperatures are like where you live? In Auckland where I am, it doesn’t usually start to get really cold until July. Right on time, as the school holidays commenced, we experienced an icy blast from the South Pole. Which was great if you were a skier, but not so …

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IT’S MY BIRTHDAY

birthday candles

Yahoo it’s my birthday celebration week, so I’ve decided to hold off presenting the next instalment of the Home series.  To have a bit of a chat about my very special day which is the 19th July and the significance of this day to me. Growing up, someone’s birthday was always a huge celebration, that …

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