8 Tips To Help You Live Comfortably Without A Maid

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My husband and I have lived without a maid often, mostly because I would rather that, than have a maid who works badly. And because when I have a good maid, I happily give her long leave whenever she needs it. I’d rather have one person work for me permanently, than keep switching maids each year.

The times without a maid have always been a struggle for me, until recently. We made a lot of changes at home, and I reorganised my workflow, trying different ways, until I found something that works.

So, here’s 8 tips to help you live comfortably without a maid.

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How to be a relaxed housekeeper

If there’s too much to clean, just throw it all out,

When you have cabin fever, just get out of the house!

Cook simple and easy everyday,

You can go out for something different once in a way.

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Minimalism – the way I want to go.

It brings me such joy to have less stuff,

To have less storage and feel it’s enough.

To have time to go out, feel the wind in my face,

And come home and sit in my favorite place. Continue reading Minimalism – the way I want to go.

2018 – Our Year to Make Space

My husband and I made a decision to down size our stuff, in an effort to make space in our lives. In this post, I talk about our decision, our goals and the 6 things that helped us with them.

I just have to write about this, because it’s changed the quality of our lives and given me time to get out and get some sun.


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The taste of freedom with our Milagrow Floor Cleaning Robot

Making a decision to buy a new floor cleaning robot

Our old Eureka Forbes floor cleaning robot started to fall apart, and couldn’t be repaired. We invested in it years ago, but it took us a while to reorganise our home for it. So, we only started to really use it 6 months before  it died.

At this time, Eureka Forbes did not have another model on sale – so it was the Roomba or Milagrow. Both brands had models in a range of budgets, with wet and dry options, but the Milagrow had a budget friendly model, plus it had a customer service centre in Mumbai.

We purchased our Milagrow Aguabot 7.0 Cashmere for about Rs25000/- under an Independence Day discount offer in August 2018 and it set us free from the routine of daily cleaning. Read on for a review.

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A tale of two families

Husband No 1 :

Nothing to do, nothing to do!

My poor dear wife has nothing to do!

I come home from work and the house is so clean,

She’s sitting around reading a magazine!

The food is all cooked and our ironing is done.

She looks like her day’s been a lot of fun. Continue reading A tale of two families