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Aug 26Liked by prue batten

We're currently decorating... its been a while and nothing goes back, unless its been washed , polished or sorted, its taking a while to put things away, but its so worth it . We're doing the bedrooms next..... its going to take quite a while to sort out and put stuff back( or not ;) ) but my goodness its very therapeautic xx

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I hate cleaning because however thorough I am, I always spot another but after I've packed everything away πŸ™„

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Aug 26Liked by prue batten

Purge and deep clean twice a year. I love divesting and continuing to simplify my life. My dear friend and I were commenting this week that it's time to put away our "summer black" and get out our " autumn/winter black". And even though the temperatures are still in the 80s, I'm starting to think about thick delicious soups and crusty breads.

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My housekeeping goals always exceed what I actually accomplish, but it passes for clean. I try to channel Erma Bombeck: β€œMy theory on housework is, if the item doesn't multiply, smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door, let it be. No one else cares. Why should you?” If I'm honest, there's always a residue of guilt at not doing a better job. Ah, well.

Thanks for sharing in the joy of our Rosie, Prue. It's true - she's an inspiration! Good to know you're finding ways to channel all the angsty energy you've been holding. Om, dammit! πŸ˜…

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Prue, such a lovely post full - as always - of such considered food for thought as well as terrific words, pictures and inspiration.

The value of some good old domestic goddessry (I also use this term for males) is underestimated by many, but there's nothing like having a proper clear-out. Clearing the cobwebs - both real and metaphorical - is such a great thing!

Your hair's gorgeous! And I love that you're loving your ballet. Yay to shimmering! I'm working on my own Glitter List - I'll be sparkling along right beside you.

This line was BEAUTIFUL: "The lambs continue to drop as though someone has turned on a tap – a stream of bubbly white Lux flakes flowing across the paddocks." What a glorious image to picture!

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Thanks so much for the mention Prue, it’s funny how pervasive the seasons are in our lives x

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I started spring cleaning yesterday..... and got as far as the windows.... then I stopped, they are sparkling.

Its going to be a slow, month long spring clean, Ive decided these things take time :)

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