I almost typed 'February' instead of 'March' in the title of this post! That's how much denial I'm in that it's already nearly three months into 2019. Here's some frugal things I've been up to lately... 1. Resisted the urge to buy a coffee today, even though I was working in the same building as… Continue reading Frugal Things, Thursday March 14th
I've been watching a lot of Stacey Flowers lately. Like, a lot. Have you seen any of her videos? This girl is amazing! Let me show you one of her famous $50/month food hauls and I think you'll understand: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2nXuaonHFk I was horrified at what I was spending in some areas after watching Stacey's… Continue reading Adventures in Tightening the Budget: February
It's the end of the month and I've been seriously trying to pinch my pennies, considering I just got back from an overseas trip . But I have been craving something super filling and nutritious so devised this yummy recipe which turned out to be super frugal! I don't claim to be a master chef… Continue reading A Feast for $1.45 A Serve…Mexican Bean Mix
Ah, January, the month that you want to start pinching the pennies and inevitably the month that all the big bills come in! I've had some frugal wins and some frugal fails this month, so let's talk about it... 1. I've been working my butt off since I got home from my trip over Christmas/… Continue reading Frugal Things, Sunday January 27th
It's been about six months since I posted on this site, and while things have changed I have to admit that I did get sidetracked by life. After I paid off my huge student loan debt, I felt more in charge of my finances and the motivation to keep up this blog as accountability for… Continue reading Back Again for 2019! Updates and New Challenges
Not so long ago, I was working a job that saw me driving in peak hour traffic twice a day. An hour there, over an hour back, three times a week. I was having to fill up my car with petrol once every week to week and a half. I was miserable at the job,… Continue reading Blowing My Transport Budget: A Public Transport Rant
Whyyyyyy do all the expenses come at once? It is some kind of Murphy's law that when you have to buy or replace things, it all happens at the same. Can you tell that that's what happened this month? To be fair, some of it was purchases that I'd been putting off for a long… Continue reading A Month of $pending…But There’s Good News!
I'm sick. More specifically, I have a terrible cold, I have injured my ankle and my elbow, and I am bloody exhausted. I injured my ankle as I was walking home from class on Saturday night, carrying a million and one things, and I feel very ungracefully on to the pavement and cried. I was… Continue reading The Value of No
I know this blog has been dormant for far, far too long. What can I say? Life happened, as it always does. Lots has been happening - all good, all fantastic, all wonderful. But, I feel like my life has spun out of control and I've let go of the reigns on some things that… Continue reading I’m Still Here.
It's been a while since I posted and I apologise! What can I say? The start of the year has been busy and full of changes, so I got absorbed in to my real life instead of regularly posting online. So here's a bit of an update of what's been happening for me lately... 1.… Continue reading Frugal Life Updates – Apologies for Being MIA!