Meal planning – a review

About 11 months ago there was a post in a facebook group that I'm in that asked how much people were spending on groceries. I estimated the amount to be about $150 a week. Then I sat down, downloaded my bank statement in .csv format and sorted it by where I was spending my money. … Continue reading Meal planning – a review

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Top tips for Laundry.

Conquering "Mount Washing"? Before we get to the everyday grind, I'll go through some steps that have really been a game changer for our family. Are you ready? 1. Conquer your laundry cupboard. First, remove everything from the cupboards and give them a wipe down. Take stock of what you have space wise. And have … Continue reading Top tips for Laundry.

Joy

When things don't go according to plan, which inevitably they won't, what is your reaction? We've had knee surgery, coughs and colds, starting new jobs, and just general stress! My week has had it's share of not so nice days. The first of these days I spent time scrolling through gumtree ads dreaming of the … Continue reading Joy

Quick Reference Guide

Often when I need to fill in a form, I have to go to 26 different places to retrieve the information that I need.  This drives me crazy!  Does it drive you crazy?  I have developed a way to make things easier in this regard.  I created a list that has all the information that … Continue reading Quick Reference Guide

Ten daily tasks to make your life easier. MUCH easier!

I just want to start this post by saying that my house most often looks, well, let's just call it "lived in". Yes. That term is a polite way to put it. Lived in. I like that. Now, to get it to look slightly less "lived in" aka neat and tidy... I have a list … Continue reading Ten daily tasks to make your life easier. MUCH easier!