Mornings in most homes is absolute chaos. Mine used to be no different. Change is good 5 years ago I changed jobs and started working more reasonable hours. Mornings for me where a nightmare of disorganisation. http://kasheringyourlife.co.za/blog/morning-routine/ Everyone rushing around at the last minute looking for missing books, shoes, lunches, etc. http://kasheringyourlife.co.za/routine-mornings/ For some reason […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
Children belong in the kitchen? ‘RealIy’?, I hear all the moms out there ask, as they imagine the mess and how much longer it will take to prepare dinner. What about the sharp knives and the vegetable peelers and the mess? I am one of those. If it takes more than 30 minutes to prepare, […]Continue Reading...
There’s a vegetarian living in my house! One of the members of our home is a vegetarian and the rest are all big meat eaters. This in itself would not be too much of an issue but she is also not exactly a fan of fruit and vegetables! As a teenager, in the olden days, […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
Dining in For many of us, the dining room is a multi-purpose area, it is used for homework and in my case it is also used for teaching a jewellery class and occasionally an office, and this is especially true when I need to spread out. I previously wrote in January, about creating homework space […]Continue Reading...
One of my life saving tools for planning my menus is my template. I always mention this when I talk about drawing up your menu plan. To me this is the first step; it has helped me in numerous ways as I do meal plans for four families, all with different likes and dislikes, allergies […]Continue Reading...
Today is day 24 of my 30 day blogging challenge, and the task is to write a post with my location in the search criteria. http://www.sarkemedia.com/blogging-challenges-traffic/ Today’s post is edited by myself and not my usual editor, so apologies for any errors in advance. I am sitting in front of the computer, with children out at various […]Continue Reading...