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: Rent Furniture My car Clothes Travel/holidays On the other hand, I like to “splurge” on: Food Shoes Handbags Beauty products Kitchen appliances I am one of those people that believes in “if you take care of theContinue reading “Splurge or Save? Here’s What I Go Cheap On And What I Spend On”

First State Auctions Review: Buying Jewellery From Police Raids & Bankruptcies

Whoa, whoa – buying jewellery that belonged to criminals?! Yes! Here’s my review of First State Auctions. I didn’t even know this was a thing until I came across First State Auctions through a sponsored Facebook post. The website mentions that they are “selected as auctioneers to various Commonwealth of Australia government agencies in theContinue reading “First State Auctions Review: Buying Jewellery From Police Raids & Bankruptcies”

Is Expensive Makeup Worth It?

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 out there who charge obscene amounts for poor-performing products.Continue reading “Is Expensive Makeup Worth It?”

5 Money Tips From A Frugal Shopaholic

Do you love shopping but always find yourself spending a little too much? I totally relate. Beauty products, home d├ęcor, bags, shoes – you name it, I love shopping! Not only do I enjoy the process but I love bringing home a beautiful piece. It’s a hobby that brings me a lot of joy. Here’sContinue reading “5 Money Tips From A Frugal Shopaholic”

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”

How A Stage 4 Lockdown Impacted My Budget

This will be the only time my life where I managed to save such a large percentage of my income. Being honest, the Melbourne Stage 4 lockdown hasn’t been a particularly enjoyable experience. What has been great however, is the impact the lockdown has had on my budget. Here’s what happened. My previously high transportContinue reading “How A Stage 4 Lockdown Impacted My Budget”

7 Ways To Treat Yourself Without Spending a Cent (Lockdown-friendly!)

We’re all going through a tough time right now. Getting sick, high unemployment, no travel, stress and constant anxiety – it’s a lot to handle. In times like this, it’s important to be kind to yourself and splurge here and there to help you get through. Beauty products are my personal weakness and I loveContinue reading “7 Ways To Treat Yourself Without Spending a Cent (Lockdown-friendly!)”

Stop Throwing Away Canned Chickpea Water!

Here’s a frugal tip for you – instead of throwing away the water you get with canned chickpeas…make dessert with it! This may sound insane and I was certainly sceptical of this at first. How can water from a chickpea can, something I usually discard actually be useful? The secret is to whip it. OnceContinue reading “Stop Throwing Away Canned Chickpea Water!”

6 Skincare Tips That Won’t Cost You a Cent

Did you know that you can buy a skin moisturiser that costs $1,355 for 100ml? For that price, I’d expect a new face… Skincare can be really expensive and I’ll admit – I do fork out a bit of money on it too. I’ve always had difficult skin and had to visit dermatologists to getContinue reading “6 Skincare Tips That Won’t Cost You a Cent”