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Decluttering, organising, planning, sorting, tidying and cleaning your home

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More month than money

When there is more month than money. One of the things I didn’t mention about my adventure into weekly planning is a scenario that I had almost forgotten. Never Ever Again!! This common occurrence happens when there is more month than money! No more money! Before I started meal planning this was a common occurrence.  We would get […]

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Picture photos

The final task for August is probably the hardest one of all – sorting old photos. Photos tell a story, what’s yours? ‘A picture says a thousand words.’ This is so true and as you page through old fashioned photo albums or scroll through your phone, the memories and stories that pictures evoke is hard […]

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5 Steps to successful Envelope Budgeting

What is envelope budgeting? Envelope budgeting is an easy way to create a simple easily manageable plan to monitor your spending. http://kasheringyourlife.co.za/index.php/2015/07/05/envelope-budgeting/ Every month thousands of South Africans struggle not to over spend. They use apps on their phones, spreadsheets on the computer, yet they find it doesn’t help. I say well done for trying, now […]

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Books! Everywhere Books

Books. Everywhere I look there are books! This week we are sorting out our books. Over the last 25 years of marriage, 4 children and going back to study, we have managed to amass a small library’s worth. We have run out of space on the shelves. Thank goodness for kindle! There are nearly 800 […]

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Never Ever Again!

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 […]

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I don’t have anything to wear!

This week we are doing the laundry! The refrain, ‘ I don’t have anything to wear!’ is a regular sound in my house. I am not sure about you, but in my house it seems that as soon as you put the clean clothes in the drawers, they are back in the washing! Washing day […]

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Play Time

This week we are going to try and sort out the playroom, or if you don’t have one of those, just sorting out their toys. 20 years’ worth of toys! Over the years I have collected tons of toys and books.  I have 4 children but instead of getting rid of the toys as they […]

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Dining time or is it?

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 […]

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Sitting Down

Sitting Down I am sitting in my lounge right now looking at my old stained carpet and all the collected junk and wondering how we have lived like this for so long. Every home has that one area that seems to collect everything. Sadly, I have three such areas. My bedroom, the TV room and […]

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Have you made the change?

Winter is truly upon us and it is past time to change over your wardrobe once again.  This is not something every person does, however, it makes getting dressed in the mornings so much easier. Change over We started doing this when my kids were very young, as I spent half the morning arguing with […]

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