"It is fun to go shopping especially when our children benefit...and we don't come home with"stuff". Enjoy your time in the Shop. The new artwork looks quite lovely. Perhaps I can buy a few Christmas gifts??"
"GREAT suggestions, Linda!
I love to shop (and hubby loves it when I get my shopping fix without bringing anymore 'junk' , as he calls it, into the house), so I will be visiting the KASshop in the coming days.
I hope everyone will check out…"
"4 Ways You Can Help
Make a donation: Use the Donate button on the top right. This will take you to a secure page.
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3.”Use your stash; send the cash” [via…"
"Thank you Mary. You have been and still are, a strong KAS supporter.
Postage is expensive. If we all cut back on at least one parcel and sent the postage money instead, it would be very helpful. Here in Canada it costs just…"
"agreed ! Oh lordy those postal fees are a huge huge expense. Infact I'm thinking of cutting back on parcels and instead sending the money. In the long term I think it would be better to support a pool of gogos to knit in South Africa for the…"
"Darn it. I am striving to think of a way to even this out so income meets expenses. I have no doubt the greed evident in the new package fees is directly impacting the KAS bottom line. I totally understand shutting KAS down for a…"
"I am delighted for Thomas though sad to see him go. I'm very happy his Uncle Themba can now come and help. Perhaps the amount I ear marked per month to help Thomas can go as thanks to Uncle Themba or back into general funds...your choice ladies."
"Pam thank you for posting these pictures. I too completely agree with protecting the children. We don't want greedy people raiding them to steal items, or being jealous and causing other troubles.
When looking at many of these…"
Yes, Linda gets some credit, but she had a good student, so you both get credit.
And, as you said, mustn't get upset about the yarn things. Or as we say, this is a "first world problem". In the third world, it is just finding food to eat, and something that will keep you warm. How lucky we are!
I'm enjoying the time with Craig, but it will end soon; he flies back to AUS on Wednesday. While he was here, I made him some fingerless gloves, a headband, and some warm and cushy slippers, all of which he says he loves. I also bought some yarn on sale to make him a hat, and of course, got some other soft discounted yarn for KAS. Yeah! a new box of yarn to play with .... like I didn't have any before that! Ha ha.
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Postal costs for incoming parcels has risen alarmingly since mid-April
because of a new rule that ALL overseas parcels attract the customary
handling fee and that has been increased to R51.50 PER PARCEL[$3.74USD]. for July figures click :