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The appeal of Housewifery on YouTube

I’ve talked about this many times before on this blog. If you are a long time follower, you will know that I enjoy cleaning, tidying and decluttering. I watch many cleaning videos for motivation and find them really interesting. Essentially, the format of such videos are very similar, the creators speed cleaning or decluttering their…… Continue reading The appeal of Housewifery on YouTube

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Oosouji

I’ve read that in Japan at the end of the year, people take part in “oosouji” or “big cleaning”. Post Christmas and New Year is the perfect time to do so as we all acquire too much and there is a build up of chores after two weeks of relaxing. The Chinese have a similar…… Continue reading Oosouji

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Blogmas Day 15 – Pre Christmas clean and packing

This morning was a very hygge morning spent doing yoga, a quick declutter and then a deep clean of the apartment. We will be leaving for the UK next week to spend time with family. So I don’t want to come back to a messy house! I’ve also packed and picked up a few remaining…… Continue reading Blogmas Day 15 – Pre Christmas clean and packing

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Blogmas Day 13- A gift for someone you don’t know well

Today I was very grateful to receive a lovely gift from a colleague. She is a lovely, cheerful lady who gifted me a beautiful Cath Kidston shopping bag. I want to get her a return gift, however don’t know her extremely well. In the end I did a bit of googling but could only find…… Continue reading Blogmas Day 13- A gift for someone you don’t know well

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Blogmas Day 3 – DIY Hygge Box

As part of my intention to give more intentional gifts, I was inspired to create a “Hygge Box” as inspired by the “hyggebox_gift” Instagram page. There are lots of beautiful gift boxes available or you can create your own. I decided to create my own with someone in mind. I included the following; comfy socks,…… Continue reading Blogmas Day 3 – DIY Hygge Box

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Intentional Christmas Gift Guide for Her

Hello everyone! I was recently binge watching Christmas videos by a Youtuber Gemma Louise Miles who has a fantastic rose blush Christmas tree! Check out here videos here. Anyway, she has a serious of Christmas Gift Guides for various high street shops in the UK. Essentially, she gives really good stocking filler gift ideas, for…… Continue reading Intentional Christmas Gift Guide for Her

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Halloween party and pot luck

This year I had a nice chilled out Halloween party at home. Friends bought food for sharing so it ended up being pot luck style. We watched corpse bride and the Adams family and played Uno. It was a very hygge evening and a well earned respite from our busy city lives. Let me know…… Continue reading Halloween party and pot luck