Pesach

Pesach 2019

Pesach, a word that often brings tears to Jewish households everywhere. Not only tears for the story of Pesach but also tears at the thought of all that needs to be done. I know we are still two months away but Pesach is an expensive endeavour to do properly and for those starting out it […]

Debt

How to create a grocery budget

Creating a grocery budget is an important step to reducing debt How to start Before I even meet with potential clients, I ask them to estimate their monthly grocery bill. This includes not only food but also house cleaning products and toiletries. The reason for this is that we generally by all these products together. […]

pyjama-shopping

Home shopping

Home shopping unlike you have ever known. My version of home shopping is actually going to save you money! You have created your meal plan, now it’s time to shop! What’s in the cupboard The first stop in your shopping is your kitchen cupboard! When you begin meal planning you follow a set of steps […]

The cost of a happy birthday

Happy birthday but at what price? As I read through posts on various mom groups, I notice a trend of over the top expensive birthday parties for 1-year-olds. Who’s it really for? It seems strange to me that we all spend so much money on a party the child really doesn’t care about. The 1st […]

The back to school rush

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 […]

Do you celebrate National Heritage Day?

It’a Heritage day on 24th September, do you celebrate? Today’s post is unedited as I decided at the last second to write something about this Nation called South Africa. I apologise in advance for any mistakes made. The 24th of September is National Heritage Day in South Africa, it is also referred to as National […]

When did you l

Do you remember the last time you cleaned the curtain rails, the top of the book shelves or even the ceiling? Having a schedule to let you know when it is time to clean out the dust bunnies from under the beds, can make you feel more in control. For working women, it is often […]

Dust bunnies

Do you remember?

Do you remember the last time you cleaned the curtain rails, the top of the book shelves or even the ceiling? Scheduling Having a schedule to let you know when it is time to clean out the dust bunnies from under the beds, can make you feel more in control. For working women, it is […]