Things to make vs buying to save money

It's no secret that when you make things from scratch that you are saving yourself a tonne of calories because you're in control. When is the last time that you checked the ingredients list on the things you are buying from the shop. But more significantly, you could save yourself a tonne of cash. We... Continue Reading →


It's refreshing to be around people who are content with what they have. I've come to realise that I have a disliking for people who have a tendency to 'keep up with the Jone's'. People who are constantly envious of other people....

Being frugal is better for you pocket, the environment and your wellbeing. Here’s how…

Being frugal, environmentally aware and health conscious all tend to come hand in hand. Here are some things that I have done or do, or intend to incorporate into my lifestyle...

Green living is becoming a trend that people aspire to. These are some simple changes that you can make to your lifestyle and they are easy to do. Some of them are not only good for the environment, they are good for your hip pocket too.

Buy less / eat less / waste less / stress less

We are encouraged to consume and to be gluttons of food and stuff. I dont' want to be that sort of person. This is my choice. Stop consuming, eat less, reduce your waste, stress less.

There is ‘frugal’ and then there is ‘irresponsible’

Don't let pet vaccinations and preventative medication lag in your journey to being frugal.

Alternative ways of buying and exchanging presents at Christmas time

Many years ago, my siblings and I changed the way we bought presents for the adults in our family. We each still buy a gift for each child in the family, however we¬†all agreed that the following ideas were a better way of minimising the financial stress at Christmas time, not to mention the stress... Continue Reading →

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