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7 things to do while the kettle is boiling to make a difference to your day

We have had our kettle for close to 20 years. Hence it is very slow to boil. In fact, it takes 5 min 28 seconds. It made me think how I could use this time to make a difference to my day. Here’s the list of things that can be difficult to squeeze into your Read More

Why is change so difficult?

Many of you would know I worked at Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club for 15 years before resigning to spend more time in my professional organising business. Making the decision to leave was a very difficult one for two main reasons. Firstly, I enjoyed being surrounded by great people (including amazing players Cameron Smith, Billy Read More

At home with a Professional Organiser

For most of my adult life I’ve been an overthinker. I’ll blame it on my perfectionist Mum. I’m always weighing up the pros and cons of things, the smartest option, the best way to use my time . Thinking in this way for everything that I do can be exhausting. I’ve created lots of routines Read More

Too much to do? Create a weekly routine

Do you struggle with keeping up with all the you need to do during the week?  Bills paid late? Arriving late for appointments? If you’re struggling  to get things done try these 4 tips to create a weekly routine .   (weekly planner pictured here available at theorganisedhousewife.com.au) The Week Ahead The most important weekly Read More

Should we push our kids to be organised?

As a professional organiser I like to keep my house neat, tidy and organised. Over the years this has sometimes been a challenge with two Sons in the house. My house is not a show home, but I like it ordered or my brain doesn’t function well. I have been perplexed recently with my 12 Read More

Organise my junk drawer!

My workshop attendees often ask, “where is a good place to get organised at home?”. The first thing I reply is the kitchen junk drawer. Follow these 6 easy steps to turn your junk drawer into a utility drawer and find anything you need within a few seconds. 6 steps to organise a junk drawer Read More

Make a start with the Space and Time Organising S.Y.S.T.E.M

I have had many conversations with people over the years about their organising challenges. I have discovered there are varying degrees of being organised. Some people are super organised in one area of their life, but not so organised in other areas. Some use to be really organised, but life got in the way and Read More