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Nothing new for a year: shopping trip

I have a week long business event coming up at the end of Feb- and my working wardrobe is way more casual than smart. Since I have pledged to buy no brand new clothes this year, I decided to hit … Continue reading

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Cupboard love – an upcycling project

Our long-held plan to convert the downstairs study/ spare room/ junk room into a usable dining room is becoming a reality. We have talked the talk for lord knows how long- time for action! Working on this project has helped … Continue reading

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Challenge accepted: tranform clutter into cash

A few weeks ago I read a post from fellow blogger Simply Being Mum who had issued herself a challenge to raise £600 as part of the decluttering process and then invited others to join in. You can read all … Continue reading

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New project

I picked up this little beauty in the BHF (British Heart Foundation) charity shop last week. Just £40. I am planning a paint job and it will sit in the guest room in place of the drawers that I never … Continue reading

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Oh yes I did…

Look what I picked up today! One of my favourite charity shops in Leamington Spa, Action 21, posted a picture of this book on their Facebook page this week and very kindly agreed to keep it for me to collect … Continue reading

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364/365 today I had a grand day out

Today I went out for a spot of shopping with my lovely husband, Martin. We ended up in Leamington Spa Old Town and found the new location for Action 21, a charity organisation that we have visited before. “Action 21’s … Continue reading

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310/365 Today I…blew my mind

Today I found a website that promised “221 Upcycling Ideas That Will Blow Your Mind” and it kinda did! find it here I didn’t get through all 221, many of them use paint chip cards which I had not considered … Continue reading

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257/365 Today I… Have been decluttering

Today I made a start on the spare bedroom. Boxed up some saleable items for a car boot sale (in the loft for now) and took a bootful to the recycling centre. I have new curtains and bedding to go … Continue reading

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187/365 Today I…have some ‘new’ stuff

Today I…have acquired some cool new stuff-well, new to me to be precise. After a successful car boot sale yesterday, we left the unsold items in the car and pitched up again today at a different site. Two early mornings in … Continue reading

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185/365 Today I…

Today I…have cleared the boxes from the spare rooms and they are in the back of the car ready for tomorrow morning- we are doing a car-boot sale to get rid of some clutter and things we no longer need. … Continue reading

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