I was blessed with a husband who eats anything, as long as it isn’t raw celery and doesn’t move. My kids, for the most part, also eat pretty much whatever you give them. So when I was asked about how to feed fussy eaters, I had to do some serious research. Here’s what I found out. Adult picky eaters are recognised as having a specific … Continue reading Is your kitchen a restaurant?
I have moved from kasheringyourlife.wordpress.com to kasheringyourlife.co.za, please follow my move. I would hate to lose you all. Excitedly yours Adrienne Continue reading Moving Day!
We got married in 1991 and it is 21 years since we moved into our very own new home. At the time, we had no children and, amongst our friends, we were the only married couple. Being ‘Frum’ was relatively new to our Jewish community. First we lived in a beautiful, large 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, flat in Berea but my husband did the Torah … Continue reading What happened to my house?ME
Once again I am on assignment, to improve my blogging skills and make your reading experience better. Assignment number 4 was to write a blog to our ideal reader and include a new element. We needed to identify who this reader was. My ideal readers are people like me. It is for every South African who wants to make their lives a little … Continue reading Who are you?
While researching the budget section of my blog, I came across the R1 family, a social experiment together with Sanlam. When I spoke to my mom and editor, she remembered that in 2014 Sanlam ran the R1 man experiment for the first time. I watched the R1 man (name unknown) and the R1 family or S’bu, Londiwe and kids. It was an eye opener … Continue reading 8 things I learned from the one rand experiment.
This is a long blog post. I felt that it was necessary to reintroduce myself to everyone. I wrote and published the first Kasheringyourlife blog on the 28 June 2015 and already 5 weeks later I have over 180 followers (thank you all). I read a blog about blogging and in it they said that people need to know why I am doing this blog … Continue reading Do you know me?
When I was at school in the 70’s and early 80’s, we had a subject called Home Economics where they taught us to knit, sew and cook. They also taught us kitchen hygiene and other housewifely topics. The subject is now called Consumer Studies. The first thing you need to know is how to wash dishes. There is a specific order to this and for … Continue reading Is your kitchen actually clean?
This is a delicious tomato soup that I adapted from Woolies Babies recipe book “meals for babies and toddlers” . I bought the book in 1997 and have been making this ever since. As the kids have grown older I have added garlic to the soup and a little salt and even on occasion cream/Orley whip/Alpro Single. This soup is suitable for babies from 1 … Continue reading Tomato and herb soup
This week I am tackling the cleaning of the lounge and dining room areas of the house. For most of the older South African homes, a small entrance hall leads from the front door into the lounge or dining room. I would include this room in your cleaning schedule for the lounge and dining room. When looking at a cleaning schedule for your front rooms/entertainment … Continue reading Sitting down to clean
You’ve made arrangements with your friends, either to go out for supper, or to a movie. This is what it will cost for two couples to go to the movies, assuming you have movie cards and the 3D glasses. For 4 adult movie tickets, providing you have movie club cards, depending on your movie club, anywhere from R24 per ticket to R58 per ticket. Then … Continue reading How to save on entertainment