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”
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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”
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!”
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”
Are You Living Beyond Your Means? Here Are 3 Signs To Watch Out For
While there’s nothing wrong with treating yourself and making lifestyle upgrades, it can be a fine balance between reasonable and a lifestyle that you cannot afford. Read on to see if you are living above your means. Living beyond your means essentially means you are living a lifestyle you are unable to afford. This usuallyContinue reading “Are You Living Beyond Your Means? Here Are 3 Signs To Watch Out For”
How Much Should You Spend On Rent?
Okay, I’ll admit – rent is a pretty boring topic. But, it is important to know how much should you spend on rent. The amount of rent you pay is important as housing costs can make or break your finances. Large, fixed costs such as rent, transport and bills can often dictate our budget. ItContinue reading “How Much Should You Spend On Rent?”
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”