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Organise your groceries

Posted by Head Chiquita on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : Home Tips 

If your groceries are driving you insane because you don't know where to put them and you keep buying more because you can't see what you have, then these tips are for you.

  • Remove all grocery items from where you are currently keeping them. You need to see the space you have available.
  • Clean the space you will be using and purge what has expired or you know you aren't going to use (remembering to donate where you can).
  • Now group items together: tins, baking suppl...

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Odds & sods for school projects

Posted by Head Chiquita on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : Recycle & Reinvent 

Last year my sister forewarned me that the older her boys got, the more projects they had at school. She suggested therefore, that I get an old box and fill it with toilet rolls, small yoghurt containers, polystyrene trays, plastic straws, spoons etc etc etc which could be used to build the assortment of projects.

I took her advice and true-to-her prediction, my child needed this and that to build a bridge for technology. I was so excited when I calmly directed ...


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Bring order to groceries

Posted by Head Chiquita on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : Home Tips 

My grocery cupboard has been a challenge of late (even though I admit that there isn't always a huge stock in it). So when I recently did a monthly shop, I thought it the most opportune time to sort it out. And here are a few tricks I learnt:

  • Divide cans into categories and try to line them up next to each other. This means that when you only have two cans of the tomato mix available, you know straight away.
  • If your cupboard space is deep, take advantage of this space by ...

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