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Meal Planning and budgeting: They go together

A meal plan can save you money. If you are budgeting you need to do this Even if you think you are good with budgeting, you may be wasting money without even realising it. My first time The first time I created a meal plan and took the shopping list with me to the store […]

Couponing in SA

Couponing in South Africa

Do we have coupons? Couponing is big business in the USA, reality shows abound on this topic. Here in South Africa though, we don’t really have coupons. Years ago we got coupons in our subscription magazines and the weekly local papers. Those days are gone. Except for PnP VIP vouchers for senior citizens (only available […]

Tech Meal Plan

The technology of meal planning

One of the aspects of meal planning that people often find difficult, is recipe searches and looking for ideas on what to make. Modern technology can help you out here. There are a lot of meal planning apps out there for you to use, some are paid for and some are free.  All are useful […]

Meal prep will change your life

Meal Prep is going to make your life a whole lot easier! Too tired to care At the end of a long day the last thing you want to do is stand in the kitchen peeling and chopping vegetables. Meal prep is the way to go. I don’t cook anything that is going to take […]

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Help Wanted for New Beginnings

Help Wanted I need help! When I started my blog “Kashering Your Life”, I did not really expect the response that it received worldwide. The simple blog with which I started has grown into a company and it is now as far as it can go in this configuration. In order for it to grow […]

Envelope Budgeting disadvantages.

There are some disadvantages to envelope budgeting. I am a huge fan of envelope budgeting but, let’s be honest, there are disadvantages as not every system is perfect. 5 Steps to successful Envelope Budgeting Envelope Budgeting- money management for everyone Here are the four biggest disadvantages which I have found The Family: It can be tough to […]

More month than money

When there is more month than money. One of the things I didn’t mention about my adventure into weekly planning is a scenario that I had almost forgotten. Never Ever Again!! This common occurrence happens when there is more month than money! No more money! Before I started meal planning this was a common occurrence.  We would get […]

Budget envelopes

5 Steps to successful Envelope Budgeting

Envelope budgeting is an easy way to create a simple easily manageable plan to monitor your spending. http://kasheringyourlife.co.za/index.php/2015/07/05/envelope-budgeting/ Every month thousands of South Africans struggle not to over spend. They use apps on their phones, spreadsheets on the computer, yet they find it doesn’t help. I say well done for trying, now it is time to […]

Never Ever Again!

Never again! Never again will I try to do anything but monthly planning and shopping! My trial! Over the last two months I decided to try out weekly and fortnightly meal planning and shopping and I hated it and so did my family. I forgot to plan the meals; I forgot to load the shopping […]

A Genius Strategy that will cost you R4350!

Genius Strategy Previously I wrote about Pick n Pay’s marketing gimmick, The Stikeez How many do you have? In an absolutely amazing marketing strategy a competing supermarket chain will be increasing their profits, (while stocks last)! You will get a ‘free’ gift if you spend a certain amount. Every mommies’ FB group is talking about this and it […]