January 30, 2018

Those of us who compost will be used to tossing vegetable peelings, lawn trimmings and leaves onto our compost pile. But did you know that the list of compostable household goods is actually far longer? 

Here I share my top 10 suprisingly compostable household waste ite...

January 28, 2018

I am a sucker for a beautiful smelling home. You name the (typically expensive) scent-based product and I've tried it. Lacy bags of imported French lavender in my drawers; scented candles that cost a day's work; room sprays that promised to transport me to Caribbean be...

January 24, 2018

Without a doubt, the problem my clients, friends, family and online followers present me with most often is "Claire, I'm so overwhelmed by my house and I just don't know where to start." So nothing too big, right?!

I'll let you in on a secret: sometimes I'm overwhelmed...

January 1, 2018

If I asked you to guess how many items can be found in an average Western household, I promise you wouldn't come close to the right answer. 

Nobody I have asked has guessed correctly. My mum guessed it must be thousands. "Maybe 5,000?" My sister reckoned that was an und...

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