I Love Me

ARE YOU BODY CONFIDENT?

Since the start of spring I’ve noticed a huge increase in the advertising of fitness equipment and slimming aids on television, women’s magazines and online. There have also been lots of articles that outline the steps needed to ensure you have a swimwear body, by the time summer arrives. Unless […] Read More

Couch on side of road

HOW TO DRESS YOUR HOME ON A BUDGET

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 […] Read More

Summer Wardrobe

IS YOUR SS17 WARDROBE READY FOR ACTION?

If you think it’s still too cold where you live to start planning your SS17 wardrobe you are very wrong. Planning your wardrobe does not mean that you need to pack away your winter weight clothing and start wearing your lighter layers. What it does mean though, is that you […] Read More

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, […] Read More

Wall Plants

DO YOU LOVE YOUR OUTDOOR SPACES?

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 […] Read More

storage cupboard

WHAT IS LURKING IN YOUR HALLWAY CUPBOARDS?

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 […] Read More

laundry basket

DOES YOUR LAUNDRY WORK FOR YOU?

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 […] Read More

spare bedroom

ITS TIME TO TACKLE YOUR KIDS/SPARE BEDROOMS

Unless you live in a studio or one-bedroom apartment, there will be child/teen or guest/study rooms in your home, that I’m sure could do with a little TLC. In the Unclutter Your Universe home the second bedroom has been taken over by the Teen Techie and his computer gadgetry. For […] Read More

winter wardrobe

MID SEASON WARDROBE UNCLUTTER

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 […] Read More