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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 […]

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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 […]

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How to do recycling without leaving your house.

Last year I took my first foray into recycling. I wasn’t able to find out much, but what I did find was useful. Recycle or trash? Recycling in Johannesburg Since then I have found out a lot more. Johannesburg streets often ring with the sound of wheels rattling past our houses in the early hours of […]

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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 […]

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Why you need a calendar?

Organised Chaos Calendars Creating a calendar for the family, helps avoid the clashing of schedules. I know in our house we often seem to go for ages with nothing and then 5 events on one day. How many do you have? If your school has 20 children in a class and you have 3 children […]

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How old is it?

What does the expiry date really mean? The food monitoring people require companies to have expiry dates on their products to protect us. It doesn’t always work. So what do those labels mean? Food life SELL BY: This is actually not for the consumers but lets the retailers know how long something could be on […]

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