Snowballing year round

Debt snowballing is a term used by Dave Ramsey to explain how to pay off debt. I have written about this before but it is such an amazing way to pay off debt. It may not be fast but it definitely produces results. As with creating a snowball from snow, you start off with a […]

The back to school rush

The back to school rush is about to begin here in South Africa. Not only getting the last minutes supplies and textbooks but also checking to see that the uniforms still fit! If you are like me and have left everything to the last minute, the race and search for second-hand textbooks so that we […]

Black Friday

Black Friday or Red Holiday?

Black Friday is one of the best times of the year for bargains and bulk shopping. Yet I have to wonder if it is worth the hassle? How much is too much Since it is right before payday, where does the money come from? Are businesses paying their staff early, or are people taking out […]

My Little Garden

Checkers get you to spend in a good way!

Checkers get you to spend in a good way! Now this is a campaign I can truly say, go spend your money there! Once this campaign is over you will continue to save as the seeds continue to propagate. Growing for the future Checkers introduces the “little garden”, gone are those plastic groceries. Here is […]

Listeria hysteria- Listeriosis

Listeria hysteria, is it valid? Listeria or Listeriosis whatever you call it has been around for years. Is the hysteria over the listeria outbreak warranted? In my opinion it is too little too late. The outbreak was bound to happen, and here’s why. Food safety in South Africa South Africa does not have a central authority […]

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Interesting times – a curse or not?

Interesting times May you live in interesting times, is thought to be a Chinese curse, however, there is no proof of this. The first time this sentence appears to have been used was in 1936 by the British Ambassador to China, Mr. Hughe knatch-Hugessen. In recent months this has been our home life. I like […]

I’m expanding my business

Dear family, friends, newsletter subscribers, Facebook friends and acquaintances and most especially, followers. Some exciting news…. I now only work part time and am focusing on building my side business into a full time business. For those who have been following me, you will know that 2 years ago I started a meal planning business […]

Winging it with a meal plan!

You like winging it in your kitchen. You want to meal plan but you hate recipes! No problem. Meal planning with no recipe Meal planning is about more than recipes, it is about a lifestyle change. Simplifying your life and making time for you to spend doing what you prefer. It also saves you money. […]