Category Archives: Housework

Monday Miscellany: Busy Busy

Happy Monday! I have been busy this week, with huge amounts of sitting on the sofa at my brother’s house.. So on Monday, I had a half day and used it cleaning a friend’s house in preparation for their kid … Continue reading

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The joys of a day off work (or even two days)

I’m naturally very lazy, my perfect life would be me in my flat and lounging about reading books.However, life, with work, the flat, the allotment, having friends and a life generally, I don’t get to spend all that much time … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Bonjour, bienvenue dans une nouvelle semaine. (That was my limited attempt at French in honour of the winners of the World Cup!) In other news, it is the beginning of a new week, but I am not at work today. … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Last year, I posted about what I did the week before and it got a bit boring. So this year, instead of sticking to a ‘this is what I did’ post, I’ll just write whatever is on my mind when … Continue reading

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Housework for One: The Winter Plan – Kitchen

Following on from my cleaning plan from a couple of weeks ago,  I wanted to carry on with this because it’s good for me to carry on as normal, so winter plans to help my SAD brain for the kitchen. My … Continue reading

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Housework for One: The Winter Plan – Bathroom

With autumn on the way, it’s getting darker and I know that I’m going to find it harder to function. Which means that, as the schools go back and summer is over, I start to develop or restart old routines … Continue reading

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Housework for One: Clean and Tidy

I’ve been blogging since 2008 and in that time I’ve basically used the space as a massive journal. To log the things I’ve cooked, to set goals and keep me on track, to explain how and why I see the … Continue reading

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Changing up the cleaning routine

Today was supposed to be all about gin and tonic cake but because of a migraine on Tuesday and a pretty busy week, it didn’t happen. So this is about cleaning and routine and how the allotment is taking over … Continue reading

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Housework: Homemade Cleaning Products

Do you remember how ages ago I said that I would use Saturday posts for goal updates and discussions about housework? The goal posts have been going up (but we’re only in May, so miles to go there!) but I … Continue reading

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Housework Task List

Now that the kitchen is under control, I’ve decided to tackle the rest of the house. So here are the chores that need to be done in for the rest of the flat. I was going to do separate lists … Continue reading

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