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How do Bad habits in household management let you down?

Bad habits Do you realize that bad habits aren’t just smoking, not exercising, or eating too much junk food? You can develop poor household management habits as well. The bad habit of putting off household chores, leads to clutter build up and takes your home from being a relaxing environment to a stressful one. Putting […]

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Declutter now without stress, can it be done?

When I hear the words’ it’s time to declutter, I want to cry! Declutter the clutter My house is big, often housing 6-8 people at any given time and the bigger the home to more space there is to fill. To give some perspective, I will share the abbreviated story about a farmer and his […]

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Has Covid-19 made you a hoarder?

What does Covid-19 or Coronavirus have to do with clutter in your home and becoming a hoarder? Truthfully, it has nothing to do with the clutter. However, the lock-down does play a part in the development of your household clutter and a tendency to hoard. The psychological effect of the lockdown and the uncertainty of […]

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House all in a clutter?

Clutter means different things for different people The definition of clutter, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is a crowded or confused mass or collection. It is a collection of things lying around in an untidy mess. www.becomingminimalist.com defines clutter as; a) too much stuff in too small a space; b) anything that we no longer […]

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Step 4 – What have you got?

What have you got in your cupboards today? You have set up your budget, found out what your family eats and drawn up your meal plan. It is time to go shopping. The first thing you need to do is to go shopping in your own cupboards https://kasheringyourlife.co.za/my-cupboard-adventure/. The best way to do this is […]

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Plan like a pro! Step 3

In step 3, I am going to talk about how to plan your meals. Step 1 was all about getting to know your family’s likes and dislikes.http://kasheringyourlife.co.za/how-to-meal-plan-successfully-step-1/ In step 2 you get to know how to plan your grocery budget. Time to make a plan Now, it is time to choose what to make and […]

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Beyond Lockdown, level 4. Can we survive?

Lockdown continues As we head into the 6thweek of lockdown and move to level 4 it is time to think about what follows. https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/see-these-are-the-permissions-and-restrictions-for-level-4-lockdown-20200425 While we don’t know when lockdown will be lifted, life will definitely not be the same for a while. What happens after lockdown?  It is an unknown chapter in our lives […]

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Inventory for your home

Inventory is not just for businesses. From the experience of helping my late father pack up his office building and helping and watching my mother pack up her house after 45 years, I know you can’t pack up home in just one week. Just recently in my street, an elderly gentleman died, the house was […]

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Leaving home

Leaving home I am leaving home for a few days. I have the privilege of going to work in a kitchen at a 5-star luxury resort for a few days. Now leaving home for 3 days shouldn’t be a problem when I have 2 teenage children and 2 adult children, my husband and a domestic […]

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6 key tactics for successful budgeting

Budgeting for a lot of people is not something they want to think about. When they do think about it, it creates anxiety and is filled with a lot of negative emotions. Some people though find creating a budget a positive experience. For them, budgeting is freeing. The first word that came to my mind […]

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