March 18, 2017

How To… Declutter your Pantry

With the pantry moths about to arrive for their season in autumn, it might be a good time to have a look into and declutter your pantry. As with everything organising, pick a timeframe, maybe even diarise that you need to do this. Be realistic in how much time this will take. But don’t be afraid of splitting a large pantry project into a few smaller ones. There is no rule that you have to do the whole cupboard/room in […]
March 11, 2017

New Year – New Lunch – New Sandwich

Organising Tip This is a question/topic that has been circulating on social networks in the last couple of weeks as parents are getting ready for a new school year – and others trying to eat healthily and save money by not buying lunch (every day). If you are running out of ideas or out of time in the morning, these freezable sandwiches could be the solution. Make them in advance, with the filling and then freeze, take out in the […]
December 21, 2015

Life Hacks for the Lazy Smart Mum

by Helena Tosello I fully admit that if given the chance I would choose not to do most of the everyday tasks that come with being a mother. You know the things I mean. Craft. Helping with science projects. Keeping track of everyone’s vaccinations, eye and dental check-ups. Easter hat parades. Book week costumes. Other kids’ birthday parties. Craft. These tasks are never ending and come around again with monotonous regularity. By the time you have the hang of it […]
December 1, 2015

Christmas checklist

Do you have the feeling that Christmas comes earlier every year? And I mean not in before the 25th, but earlier in the shops? I think so too, but take it a sign to get started on an organised, stress free Christmas this year The trick is in the planning part – but pretty much everybody knows that. My background is German, and we celebrate Christmas Eve rather than Christmas day. So we have to be ready 12 hours earlier. […]
October 15, 2015

REVIEW: Meal planning Personality® guides

‘This review is written by Helena Tosello, a mum to two teenage boys and self proclaimed procrastinator. She is a Supermarket Strategist!’ We have all tried meal planning at one time in our lives. Usually we’re trying to lose weight or introduce a routine for some other reason, such as reducing time, cost or waste. But it often backfires because we are trying to follow someone else’s ideas on what is “right” and this may not work for us, our […]