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Declutter your space without stress now

When I hear the words’ it’s time to declutter, I want to cry! The more space you have the more there is to declutter My house is big, at any given time we have between 6-8 people living in it and the bigger the home to more space there is to fill. To give some […]

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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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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 […]

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Family Calendar

The family calendar is an integral part of everyday life. For some it is a physical diary to write down your appointments, to others, it is the Outlook or Google. Where did the year go? With the years seemingly going faster and faster and the children’s lives filled with more and more activities, everyone running […]

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Lessons learned from falling off the meal planning wagon!

Lessons  learned from falling off the meal planning wagon! I fell off the meal planning wagon!  Over the last 2 months I haven’t been as diligent with meal planning as I should be and it is showing. Here are some of the lessons learned. Lesson 1 My bills have started to rise a little more, […]

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2018 Family Calendar

Family Calendar The family calendar is a central focus of the home. This allows everyone to see what is happening at a glance.   It is the big picture. Things like birthdays and anniversaries, public holidays, school terms and other major events.   It can also include activities which happen on a regular basis, such as weekly […]

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Why you need a calendar?

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 […]

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Everybody does it!

I know I do it and my mother does it! In fact, I think most people do it when they are planning big events like birthday parties, year end functions, just about any event where you will have 10 or more people in attendance. Restaurants do it or they go out of business! I am so excited. […]

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Menu Planning Workshop

On the evening of the 2 November 2105 I am hosting a 2 hour workshop, to help you learn to plan your weekly and monthly menus. Includes tips on planning for diets, fussy eaters and medical conditions such as diabetes. Seating is limited, and booking is essential. Cost is R 350.00 per person Tea will be […]

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Bathroom break

This week we are cleaning our bathrooms. How often do you clean the outside of your toilet? How often do you wash your shower curtain? The bathroom is an important room in the house and often goes by the name throne room or reading room, I have also heard it referred to as the thinking […]

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