I came across this lovely recipe on facebook this week. Sorry I have not been able to find the original post :( ( I really MUST learn to click "save" on these posts ) Anyway the recipe was for Turkey Mince burgers with Feta and Pesto. I thought they sounded nice, but did not think too much about it. When we were out shopping this week I noticed that Turkey Mince was on sale for $5.00 for a 500g tray. $10per kilo is the upper limit we like to spend on meat normally, but we thought we … [Read more...] about Turkey Burgers with Pesto
Who hasn't been in this scenario? It is the day after payday, you have a party to go to on the weekend, you really need a new dress. (shoes, bag, coat etc) You go to the mall and "BARGAIN" you find the perfect top for just $20. YAY!!!! At the same shop you find a cute skirt, a shirt for work and a funky belt. You walk out of the store feeling really good that you got some great deals. All that for just $99.00 Still on a high, you get home, check the mail, and UH-OH the credit bill … [Read more...] about Why that “Bargain” might be costing as much as 40 times what you thought you paid.
Anybody who reads blogs would be aware that blogs are not free for those of us who write them. Web hosting, tool subscriptions and technology costs all add up over the month. Of course there are a number of ways to monetize your blog and make real cash from your blog. There are heaps of gurus out there who show various methods, and a Google search will show thousands of results for a search "How to make money blogging". Common ways are (in no particular order) Ads: Many bloggers run … [Read more...] about Making money blogging.
One really simple way to save money and create your champagne lifestyle is to look at your spending habits make some quality changes. Some ideas might be: Coffee. Nearly every savings blog or site you see always puts coffee at the top of the list. Certainly your daily (or three) cafe coffee can leave a huge dent in your wallet, but life is way to short for bad coffee. in keeping with the champagne lifestyle, I am not going to suggest you drink instant :) Look for alternatives. Have a … [Read more...] about Change one habit and save.
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past year or so, you will have heard about the KonMari method of decluttering. Through her best selling book, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying: A Simple, Effective Way To Banish Clutter Forever, Japanese author, Marie Kondo promises to transform your life one empty closet at a time. Like many people, I took all this with a grain of salt. The book and I admit, a bit of peer group pressure :) did spur me on to do a decent declutter of our … [Read more...] about Declutter your way to Rich