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 […]

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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 […]

3 things you must know about meal planning

Planning your meals, saves you time, money and improves your nutrition. So how do you do it? I often hear people say that they don’t know where to begin, that they can’t do a whole month or what happens if I don’t feel like eating what is supposed to be on the plan for a […]

3 Steps to Mastering Your Grocery Bill

We all think of a million ways our lives would be better, if only ……, but what are you doing to change this? We all dream of winning the lottery and changing our lives for the better but buying a Lotto ticket only helps a very few. Why not start with changing the way you […]

Meal and Menu Planning Made Easy 2

Just in time for Pesach! I am hosting another 3 hour workshop, to help you learn to make meal and menu planning of your weekly and monthly menus easier. Join us in this interactive and fun workshop. You will be amazed how your life can change. Tools, tips and tricks on how to create a workable […]

Are the bills collecting

Last week you made space in your home, or office, to store and file all your bills and statements as well as other important documents. This week I am looking at a separate place for unpaid bills and other important, actionable paperwork. I store my documents for the month in the concertina file but this […]