• Sisters

    Keeping up with the Joneses at School

    I have been thinking of our social standing recently and this is only something that has popped up on my radar since my daughter started school. We are a middle income family living a comfortable life. My husband is the sole bread winner by choice, we own our own home and employ someone three times a week to help with the cleaning. Compared to the majority of people in South Africa, we live a luxurious lifestyle. Luxury is relative though isn’t it? The Joneses My daughter goes to the most amazing pre-school. The teachers are exceptional and clearly love their job, the class and playground equipment is in pristine condition,…

  • One Grand Family Challenge

    It’s a wrap!

    The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge is over! The month really flew by and I can’t believe I’m typing up the final post. What an eye opening experience this has been. Before I get into it though, here’s the previous posts in case you missed it: The low-down on the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge Week One Meal Plan Week One Recap Week Two Meal Plan Week Two Recap Week Three Meal Plan Week Three Recap Week Four Meal Plan Week Four Recap as well as a quick recap of this weeks meals: Day 29 – Monday – Beans on toast This was such a busy day. I went grocery shopping that morning and took over the Food…