I Spent Over $300 On a Thrift Clothing Haul

Buying items second hand is a great way to save money. Unless, you’re like me who drops $300 op shopping in one day making it not the best financial move that it is supposed to be. Whoops. Here’s my thrift clothing haul! FYI: All prices are in AUD. Corporate Wear With all of us slowlyContinue reading “I Spent Over $300 On a Thrift Clothing Haul”

Splurge or Save? Here’s What I Go Cheap On And What I Spend On

We all have different priorities when it comes to spending money, here are mine! I go “cheap” on: On the other hand, I like to “splurge” on: I am one of those people that believes in “if you take care of the pounds, the pennies will take care of themselves”. Looking at the big pictureContinue reading “Splurge or Save? Here’s What I Go Cheap On And What I Spend On”

Is Expensive Makeup Worth It? Your Cheat Sheet On Where To Spend

For those of us who love makeup, it can be hard to figure out if it is worth it to buy a more expensive item. As a makeup connoisseur for the last decade, I think that it really depends! There are unfortunately a LOT of brands who charge obscene amounts for bad products. There’s alsoContinue reading “Is Expensive Makeup Worth It? Your Cheat Sheet On Where To Spend”

Are Vitamix Blenders Worth It? $600 Blender Review

Is a Vitamix worth the money? Are Vitamix blenders worth it? Six years ago, I made the big decision to buy a Vitamix. Even after a sale, it ended up costing $595. Yes, I spent that much money on a blender. Is that insane? Maybe. However, after six years I believe I can give aContinue reading “Are Vitamix Blenders Worth It? $600 Blender Review”

7 Cheap Meal Ideas From a Lazy Girl

Who knew that such a big part of being an adult would be trying to decide what to eat for dinner each night? Here are some cheap meal ideas to help you out. It can be so tough working all day, coming home exhausted only to have to make a meal from scratch. It canContinue reading “7 Cheap Meal Ideas From a Lazy Girl”

5 Frugal Habits That Transformed My Life

Building wealth requires a focus on frugal living, frugal habits and prioritising what is really important to you. This is not the same as being cheap or stingy! Being frugal means spending money on what you place value on.  We all know to bring lunch from home, make coffee at work and have pre-drinks beforeContinue reading “5 Frugal Habits That Transformed My Life”

3 Online Shopping Hacks To Save You Money

Australian eCommerce grew more than 80% in the 8 weeks after the COVID-19 pandemic was declared by the WHO*. Whoa. We’re online shopping more than ever before so here are my 3 secrets to help you save some cash. We all know to search for coupon codes and sort from lowest to highest cost soContinue reading “3 Online Shopping Hacks To Save You Money”

Frugal Tip: Buy New Buttons – Not Clothes!

Here’s a clothing frugal tip for you. I’ve had the same few wool and cashmere coats which I have worn for years and was feeling a bit bored of them. I bought them second-hand from the op shop and while they keep me warm and look stylish, I felt I needed a bit of aContinue reading “Frugal Tip: Buy New Buttons – Not Clothes!”

Financial Advice From My Immigrant Parents

I’ve had a few different guests to share their advice on this blog and I have a special one for you today – my parents. Migrating twice to completely new countries with zero help, they have a unique financial outlook and perspective which I would like to share with you today. First up, my dad.Continue reading “Financial Advice From My Immigrant Parents”

How I Lost Weight 10kg/22 lbs Without Spending Any Money

It’s no secret that the diet industry is massive. The weight loss market size was valued at 192.2 billion in 2019, and is projected reach $295.3 billion by 2027. Does this mean that your only option to lose weight is to invest a lot of money? No, not really. Here’s how I lost weight forContinue reading “How I Lost Weight 10kg/22 lbs Without Spending Any Money”