fruity chicken bake

Fruity Chicken Bake is a great recipe if you don’t feel like cooking.  It’s one of those super quick recipes that you just combine the ingredients and pop it in the oven.  You then have time to sit down with a nice glass of wine while it cooks itself. OvenRead More →

casket-at-funeral

Most people recognize the importance of a having a Will but have not thought of the other essential things your family will have to deal with after the funeral.  A lot of families are scattered across the globe, with adult children living in other cities or countries and as a result, itRead More →

baked-casserole-dish

I had this Breakfast Casserole for the first time when I visited my daughter who is an au pair in Connecticut.  We were woken up early by the children to open presents from Santa and when we came downstairs we were met with the most delicious aroma of this casserole. Read More →

rollercoaster-ride

Investing in Bitcoin is a bit like a rollercoaster ride. In November / December last year it was at an all-time high.  This year it started to drop and has never recovered to the December high. If you, like me, bought Bitcoin when it was still fairly low you probably haven’t lostRead More →

piggy-bank

“Thrift” comes from the verb “to thrive”. To thrive means to flourish, grow vigorously, to gain in wealth or possessions, to progress towards or to realise a goal in spite of or because of circumstances… ” (Mirriam-Webster dictionary). In other words, thrift isn’t so much as cutting down or notRead More →

picture-with-the-word-money

How will the South African National Budget 2018 affect you? VAT An increase in the value-added tax rate from 14%  to 15%. Personal Income Tax A below inflation increase in the personal income tax rebates and brackets, with greater relief for those in the lower income tax brackets. Customs andRead More →