Meet Jo @jottiesjournal

Hi there, I’m Jo. I’m 30 and live in South West Wales, in a little village next to the sea. I run my own small cleaning business. As a side hobby I love to share my homemaking love on Instagram, pop over and say hi @jottiesjournal. I like to share my cleaning tips and tricks, my…

Cleaning Routine & Planner Printables

Plan your cleaning routine by printing off your checklist and planner! If your would like to read how to follow the checklist and planners follow this link > my four step plan for a cleaner home. Check out the links below to print. C L E A N I N G – C H E C…

Lemon Meringue Pie Ice Cream

After trying the baking lark Ive discovered I’m no baker. Although satisfying to make, they always turned out almost inedible, flat and unsightly. I’m no natural clearly, so I thought I would try my hand at ice cream making! There are so many recipes and you can be creative by mixing it up with your…

How to clean your hoover

Anyone else hate the musty smell that can come from the hoover?! If it gets to that point its probably in need of a clean and freshen up. Cleaning your hoover also improves its performance with loss of suction quite often being from debris being stuck in tubing, etc. To start, disemble your hoover and…

My fear of flying, and how I think I may have conquered it!

As I got older I began to develop an irrational fear of flying. Even though I had flown numerous times previously, it seemed to worsen as I entered into my twenties. This fear was most apparent on a flight to Lanzarote in 2011. We were on a group holiday and as we didn’t prebook our…

10 Ways to keep your Washing Machine Clean

Have you got a musty smell coming from your washing machine? Or do you want to prevent this from happening? I’ve just received my new washing machine and I really want to try and keep on top of the cleaning of it, anyone else have that intention when they have a new appliance?! For anyone…