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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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20 tips to a morning routine

Having a set routine will not do away with this altogether but it should reduce the morning mayhem significantly. I have previously written about creating a daily routine for children http://kasheringyourlife.co.za/good-mornings-and-good-nights/ and thought it was time to focus on the parents. I have thought about this carefully and even ‘mostly’ tested it myself during these […]

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You don’t need a duck to clean your bathrooms

Cleaning your bathroom is something that happens every day but is it really getting clean?  And what about the cleaning soaps we use, are those that get the stains out, that good? House Cleaning Check list What did they use before the ducks and the gels? How did you get a bathroom really clean? Do you […]

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Sheets to the wind

5 sheets to the wind is usually an expression used when someone is very drunk.  This is what I should have been when I read an article about how often you should wash your sheets. https://www.cnet.com/how-to/do-you-wash-your-sheets-enough-probably-not/ Changing your bed linen weekly is something I assumed happened in every home, apparently not! The recommendation is once […]

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The Truth about Pesach

The truth about Pesach is that most of us overdo the food. I am sharing my thoughts on what we do to ourselves when preparing for Pesach.  The story Pesach is a time of sadness for the Jewish people, we were slaves in Egypt. Pesach is also a time of great joy.  We became a […]

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Pesach is coming!

Pesach happens every year and yet; how the speed at which it arrives has so many of us running in panic. Last year, for me for the first time, there was no panic and, as expensive as Pesach is, the cost was spread out over 3 months. The reason for this is the ingenuity of […]

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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 […]

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What do you have?

What do you have in your home that is new? The new year is well on its way and in December you probably bought some big ticket item or got a really nice expensive gift. January was the beginning of the school year and in February Universities start up again and for this reason, you […]

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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 […]

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The Template

The meal Plan template The template is where I start my meal planning. I have written a few articles on this previously, it is such an important aspect for my planning. The template is the guide you use to help you draw up well balanced weekly meal s. It helps you organise your thoughts and […]

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