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If you’ve watched Marie Kondo’s uplifting Netflix show, Tidying Up With Marie Kondo, you’ll know that she recommends not decluttering photos until all other KonMari categories have been worked through. So PUT DOWN THE WEDDING ALBUM! Work through the categories as she suggests – clothing first, followed by books, paperwork…

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook you might have noticed that I’m taking a well earned break from the heat of the Maltese summer. We recently spent a week in Galway, Ireland, with my parents and siblings, niece and nephew. It was fun – plenty of big meals,…

First, an apology. Ten days ago I wrote about our hallway transformation. I said my next post would be a ‘wow, look how much better it is’ one. However, it’s still a work in progress for two reasons: Maltese walls are really hard. I found this out when I tried…

It’s been a rough two weeks in the Zen With Julia household. We’ve had a further bout of illness, several trips to the doctor, a downturn in the weather and some major disagreements with the dog over what she should and shouldn’t eat (should eat her own food, shouldn’t eat…