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This week brings some decluttering tips to streamline your cupboards and affordable vegan skin care from one of the top supermarkets!
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Here at jmm PR, we’re always on the lookout for tips and tricks to help us declutter at home, particularly around this time of year when the big spring clean is fast approaching. Whether you struggle to keep on top of paperwork, find that your airing cupboard is always filled with old bed linen, or if you’re not sure where you should be storing exercise equipment, this article offers up some helpful and easy-to-follow advice from the experts. From the hallway to the bedroom, the office to the kitchen, Good Housekeeping takes us on a tour of the home, providing a definitive list of the items that we should and shouldn’t be keeping in our cupboards.
We’re all guilty of hiding things away in cupboards, when tidying up in an effort to reduce mess. Clutter not only makes the home look untidy, but Good Housekeeping provides some pretty interesting research that suggests having an organised home can make us feel happier and less stressed overall. With tips including organising spare toiletries in storage baskets, only keeping shoes you wear frequently in your hallway cupboard and making sure you don’t let books pile up on your bedside table, this article proves that streamlining our home doesn’t have to be expensive or time consuming.
Our favourite piece of advice is for the area of the home that Good Housekeeping labels as the ‘annoying junk drawer’, which, let’s face it, we all have. By using drawer dividers, plastic takeaway containers or even a spare cutlery tray, you can easily categorise and organise the drawer to make it more accessible. So, if you agree that out of sight definitely doesn’t mean out of mind, make sure you check out this article for some excellent cupboard decluttering tips.
Today marks the end of a very long January, which means that veganuary is almost over! Whether you are looking to go plant-based full time or just want to have a go at trying some cruelty-free skin care, Aldi is a great place to start.
For anyone who’s tried the supermarket’s amazingly similar dupes before, you’ll know first-hand just how good they really are! And this new range doesn’t look like it’s going to be any different. It features nine products, all of which are made from 100 per cent natural ingredients and are suitable for all skin types. So, whether you’re looking for some delicate eye cream or face masks for a pamper evening, there’s something for everyone to try.
With the range starting from as little as £1.99, Aldi has had a great go at duplicating some of the high end, luxury brands for a fraction of the price! We will definitely be heading to Aldi this week to pick up some bits for our skin care routine.
Steph and Briar
31st January 2020