Buying and storing fresh vegetables in your fridge

Kitchen

It is so much more healthier to prepare and cook your own vegetables at home. We cannot be sure how clean the vegetables outside – are the vegetables washed frequently? As well as food additives like MSG, too much salt/sugar/oil are used to make the food taste better. The oil used (often recycled oil from [...]

Organizing and storing your beads, findings and craft creations

ORGANIZE
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In the past, I love making craft items and therefore have quite a huge collection of craft supplies which I have bought throughout the years. Initially, I would just store beads in the original plastic packaging that they came in. However I find it hard to look for the beads and often they spill out [...]

Outsource house painting, repairs and maintenance if you are not good at it

CLEANING, HOME
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I bumped into an exhausted neighbor of mine who have attempted to paint up one of her property unit on her own. Not only that the work made her very tired, but she also developed some skin allergies when the paint got on her hands. At the same time, she was unwell through inhaling all [...]

Decluttering your items: To sell, give away/recycle or throw?

DECLUTTER
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I realized how much of stuff I have when during a recent renovation the workers had difficulty moving my stuff around in order to paint my house. During the renovation exercise, I took the opportunity to go through another round of decluttering to clear up more space in my home. Anyone who is wishes to [...]

Write down important events/ reminders in a family calendar

ORGANIZE
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A calendar is useful not only for us to refer to the dates but to refer to important events and reminders. Personally I refer to a paper calendar more than I do with a digital calendar. When purchasing a calendar, I always pick one that has space for me to write down. For the last [...]

Location of Clutter can tell where you are stuck/ state of mind

Bedroom, DECLUTTER
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I came across some interesting resources that shared about what the location of our clutter tells us about ourselves. It is good to reflect to see if the observation is applicable to your life. Some of the items in blue italics are my own words based on personal experience. 1. Entrance of your house Fear [...]

Baking Soda and Vinegar NOT effective for clearing blocked pipes/drains

CLEANING
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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Last year, I had to clear the blockage of 2 areas in my home- one was a waterway from my bathroom and another was a pipe flowing from my verandah to the drain. For my bathroom, it was obvious the drainage was blocked as water would overflow back into my bathroom. It [...]

Clearing dust using vacuum cleaner instead of duster

CLEANING
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When we were younger, we would clean out the dust with a duster and wiping with cloth. In the past, I used to dread these cleaning exercises as it will trigger a bad sinus due to the flying dust. What I have learned is that if you are clearing dust using feather duster or any [...]