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Who are you?

Once again I am on assignment, to improve my blogging skills and make your reading experience better.   Assignment number 4 was to write a blog to our ideal reader and include a new element. We needed to identify who this reader was.   My ideal readers are people like me. It is for every […]

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8 things I learned from the one rand experiment.

While researching the budget section of my blog, I came across the R1 family, a social experiment together with Sanlam. When I spoke to my mom and editor, she remembered that in 2014 Sanlam ran the R1 man experiment for the first time.   I watched the R1 man (name unknown) and the R1 family […]

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Do you know me?

This is a long blog post. I felt that it was necessary to reintroduce myself to everyone. I wrote and published the first Kasheringyourlife blog on the 28 June 2015 and already 5 weeks later I have over 180 followers (thank you all). I read a blog about blogging and in it they said that […]

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Is your kitchen actually clean?

When I was at school in the 70’s and early 80’s, we had a subject called Home Economics where they taught us to knit, sew and cook.  They also taught us kitchen hygiene and other housewifely topics.  The subject is now called Consumer Studies. The first thing you need to know is how to wash […]

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Sitting down to clean

This week I am tackling the cleaning of the lounge and dining room areas of the house. For most of the older South African homes, a small entrance hall leads from the front door into the lounge or dining room.  I would include this room in your cleaning schedule for the lounge and dining room. […]

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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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Where do I begin?

It’s time to begin! On my Facebook page ,Kashering Your Life, I have posted my new decluttering project.  My bead room!  I make and sell jewellery, as well as teach a jewellery class once a week. A couple of months ago I moved my work area to another location in my house and just never […]

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I own my kitchen, do you?

I own it! The importance of simply staying in control of your kitchen cupboard and the freezer, can’t be emphasized enough in helping you stay in control of your budget. Kitchen Inventory I am following a blog called storage solutions 101 and in it the writer, Taylor Spalding Flanery, wrote about decluttering your house and […]

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