It is June 30th, which means tomorrow (which is in less than one hour, as I type this!) is the official start of Plastic Free July. According to their website, Plastic Free July is a challenge "to refuse single-use plastic during July...Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic… Continue reading Welcome to Plastic Free July!
I've completed my first capsule wardrobe without sharing a single picture of the clothes! It's very difficult to accurately capture clothes on a hanger, but I though I'd share some of my MVPs from my first ever capsule wardrobe, the staples I just couldn't do without! Cropped, long sleeve black cardigan From: Dangerfield outlet… Continue reading Time Capsule: My First Capsule Wardrobe MVPs
EDIT: The original recipe for this mousse can be found here on The Lazy Cat Kitchen (along with some beautiful photos)! I've tweaked the recipe a tiny bit, but the link will take you to the original. A little while ago I saved this nifty video on the good old Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lazycatkitchen/videos/623338071193570/ Today… Continue reading The Easiest Chocolate Mousse Ever
I entered in to my very first pole dancing competition last night, after doing pole for seven months! I had an amazing time - the crowd was insane, the energy was incredible, and it was so much fun. I've said before that pole dancing is to me what gym is to most people, keeping my… Continue reading Frugality and Indulgence: How I Saved On My Dance Competition
Well, I did it! This vintage fashionista has survived for three months on less than thirty items of clothing, including just three pairs of shoes. The verdict? It was not only tolerable, it was actually amazing! Here were my most and least worn items for the final month of my first capsule, and some reflections… Continue reading Time Capsule: Three Month Round Up
I've had a very frugal week, so I'm excited to share how I've been penny pinching... 1. I've started to set up a garden on my balcony, to start my zero waste journey, and nothing is quite so frugal as growing your own food. I borrowed some gardening tools from my family, but I did… Continue reading Five Frugal Things, Tuesday June 13th
Remember this post, when I explained why veganism made me an activist? Well, turns out that caring about things is a slippery slope. It was watching a film that inspired me to turn vegan. It was a book my friend lent me that turned me on to minimalism. It was researching minimalism that helped… Continue reading I Did It Again.
I live in a city where brunch is everyone's go-to activity. It's insane - you can't walk down one street or even alleyway in the city without passing half a dozen cafes. Most of the time this is no problem, as I'm happy to eat at home. However, our local lingo has adapted so that… Continue reading Five Frugal Brunch Alternatives
I've got big saving goals coming up over the next few months, already looking ahead and planning to put away some money to tide me over during the dry period that will happen at the end of this year/ start of next. As inspiration, I've been reading back old editions of Five Frugal Things on my favourite… Continue reading It Pays To Ask
1. I moved house last weekend! I managed to take 95% of my belongings across to my new house all by myself, in a total of around five car loads*, and then enlisted my dad and a friend to help me with some of the furniture I couldn't move alone. No need to hire a… Continue reading Five Frugal Things, June 1st 2017