Frugal Living Diaries: Turning Trash To Treasure

Frugal living will have you excited about literal trash. I wanted to share a frugal activity I did over the weekend – turning rubbish into something useful. With being frugal, I love shopping second-hand. Op and thrift shops are where I get a lot of my clothes, bags, furniture, decor and more. However, sometimes IContinue reading “Frugal Living Diaries: Turning Trash To Treasure”

I Got Rid Of My Car And Saved $5,334 In One Year, My Review On A Car-Free Life

I’ve lived a car-free life for the last 12 months and here’s how it went. I’ll share the impact it had on my life and real numbers on how much money I saved. Why I sold my car At the start of 2022, I moved from Melbourne to Sydney to take up a dream jobContinue reading “I Got Rid Of My Car And Saved $5,334 In One Year, My Review On A Car-Free Life”

Laser Hair Removal Can Be Cheap, Here’s How I Did It For A Fraction Of The Cost

Here’s how I did laser hair removal for cheap, saving me over $5,000. My hair loves to grow. I’m the kind of person where if I shaved off my entire eyebrow, it would grow back within a few weeks. I have a lot of hair and it gets everywhere. As you can imagine, maintaining myContinue reading “Laser Hair Removal Can Be Cheap, Here’s How I Did It For A Fraction Of The Cost”

How and Why I’m Buying an Investment Property in 2023

Although I’ve been investing for the last six years, I’ve never considered buying an investment property. And now, I am trying to purchase a property: I have chosen literally the most difficult way to buy a property. Yup. Maybe I am an idiot. Moving on… Why I have never bought a house I’ve had myContinue reading “How and Why I’m Buying an Investment Property in 2023”

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 décor, 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”

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”

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 hadn’t previously heard of police jewellery auctions until I came across First State Auctions. I love jewellery and a good deal so I had to check it out. The website mentions that they are “selected as auctioneersContinue reading “First State Auctions Review: Buying Jewellery From Police Raids & Bankruptcies”

Dyson Airwrap Review: Is It Worth the Money?

Here’s my Dyson Airwrap Review – with an RRP of $799, is this tool worth the money? I bought the Airwrap so you don’t have to! What is the Dyson Airwrap all about? The Dyson Airwrap is an all-in-one hair styling tool. It styles hair using an “aerodynamic phenomenon” known as the Coanda effect whichContinue reading “Dyson Airwrap Review: Is It Worth the Money?”

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”