Here you will find a selection of my musings of all things decluttering, organising, life systems and self care. If you are after a tip about a particular area of your home, click on the categories below.
In 2020, I hosted 14 people at our house for Christmas for 46 hours without stress. How did I do it? I simplified Christmas. Alternating Christmas Day Firstly, I need to start by saying when my now husband and I first got together we simplified Christmas by not...
Have your considered handmade and paid experience gifts for Christmas or birthdays? Experience gift ideas are about collecting moments not things.
Today I’m mixing things up with a link to my latest podcast interview on The Lorraine Murphy show. I joined Lorraine on her episode called “Get S&^t Done (GSD) Experts: How to declutter & change a habit with Bridget Johns and Rachel Crethar”.
Be Simply Free exists to empower women to live a life where their homes and minds are decluttered so they can be simply free. While I love sharing my ideas, I thought it would be lovely to also share simplifying strategies from guest bloggers too.
When I say I’m a Declutter Coach or Professional Organiser people generally ask “What do you do? Are you a cleaner?”
As a professional organiser and declutter coach, a common question I get is “How much of X do I need to keep?” This will be different for different families but the important thing to “Stop, focus and notice” how you use things.
This week on Instagram I shared these pictures of my op shop purchases (some people call them thrift shops but here in South Australia we call them op shops). I asked in my Instagram stories “Have you been to an op shop lately?” and 20% of respondents said yes. I would LOVE for that number to be higher so I’m on a mission to demystify op shops and open your minds to shopping in op shops rather than just dropping stuff off at them.
My friends joke that “I’m so organised” but in reality I am prepared for the unexpected. While I love order and planning, life can be messy, unexpected and beautiful.
To get up at 4.44am you need a strong why. I’ll explain the actual process of how I get up at 4.44am and how to change your habits.
I get up at 4.44am most days. A lot of people ask “How is that possible?” So here is why I choose to get up so early.
I’m a planner. I love a “to do” list. I like structure and predictability. Here I share my five simple everyday habits that help me focus.