Can you hear it? The cars roaring to get to their next destination. The frustrated tick-tick of the person on their computer next to you. The kitchen full of dishes because no one has had the time to unpack the dishwasher. Let’s not even go to the pile of laundry…! Deadlines. School-concerts. Holiday planning. Christmas […]

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Making it Count

Black Friday specials! Christmas deals! Limited time offers! Never to be repeated deals! Sale, sale, SALE!!! This time of year we are bombarded with deals and offers that will eat at every last cent you have, and will leave you feeling bad…

12 Days of Christmas Swap!

A while ago, I chatted to Angie from My So Called Chaos who was, once again, hosting a 12 Days of Christmas Swap in Salt Lake City, USA. I loved this idea so much, and I asked if we can bring it over to South Africa as well. Having some of the…
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5 Ways To Keep Your Child Healthy

Over the last four days, out of our four children, we had three sick littles with one ending up in hospital. And no one saw it coming! What happened to our healthy children?  Children easily get sick and it can go from 0 to 100 in a…
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8 Mistakes I Made When I Was Pregnant

I loved being pregnant. But everything changes once you become a parent. Your sleep is cut in half, you eat in instalments, and you may not know which day of the week it is — and that's just after you have your first child. (Try 4!) Just…

The Unconventional Guide to Saving Money

(Budgeting Tips)   If you read my blogs on how I cut my grocery budget in half, your curiosity most probably got the better of you, and you wanted to see if my method can actually help you save as well… I am certain you were just as surprised…
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Who I Am Is Good Enough

Do you feel who you are is good enough? Or do you also at times feel you should be doing more, saying more, getting more, giving more, living more...be more? I do. And it can be quite debilitating at times.  This question of "Am I good…