Mr Kale and I spent our Christmas break with my family in Melbourne. In August I started a new job working full time for a university, which closes down completely between Christmas Eve and the start of January, so we were able to visit for ten days without me taking any leave. [Read more…]
Welcome to 2015 everyone. I know I’m a bit late, but I have had a very busy January so far! I’ve been away a lot, which has thrown my routine out, but I hope to get back into the swing of things again soon.
So to kick off 2015, here’s five things I have done to save money lately: [Read more…]
With my graduation being so close to Christmas, I haven’t been as organised as I usually am with regards to homemade presents. Maybe you’re the same way, life has been busy and now here we are, the last weekend before Christmas (how on earth did that happen!).
Never fear, I have scoured my favourite blogs to put together a list of frugal homemade Christmas presents that only need an hour or two to put together. You should be able to find something for everyone on your list! [Read more…]
A few weeks ago I found and joined a local food co-op here in Brisbane. They do orders four times a year and it’s all organised by email. They email out an order form with a price list, you select what you want and then a week later you go and pick it up from a house in Brisbane. The house is not very close to where I live, but making the drive 2-4 times a year is worth it for the savings. [Read more…]