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Budgeting For Your Wedding

Budgeting For Your Wedding
In October this year, my partner and I have decided to finally tie the knot officially.  We’ve also made another important decision; we’re NOT going into debt to do it.  We’re going to have the wedding of our dreams for under $5000 (40-50 guests).

Are You Saving or Slaving?

Are You Saving or Slaving?
You’ve set yourself a goal to save some money – but what strategies do you have in place to help you get there?   Are you setting yourself up to succeed or to fail?  There are simple steps you can take that can help make it almost impossible to fail.

The Little Things that Add Up

 The Little Things that Add Up
The more you settle into a frugal living lifestyle, the more attuned you become to wastage around the home.   Here are three random little tips that won’t make you a millionaire, but might help ingrain the “zero waste” philosophy into your mindset.

$21 Frugal Living Food Challenge – Can You Do it?

$21 Frugal Living Food Challenge – Can You Do it?
Can you feed your family for just $21 for a whole week?  It’s a lot easier than you might think!  And it’s as close as your pantry!  As saving money tips go, this one’s a real winner.

Saving Money in the Garden – Weed Control

Saving Money in the Garden – Weed Control
Growing your own vegetables is a great way to save money on your groceries – not only that it gets you out into the sunshine and fresh air, gives you exercise and gives you something to do (so your less likely to be thinking about going shopping).  However, if you’re not careful, gardening can

Money Saving Tips – A Warning from the Universe

 Money Saving Tips – A Warning from the Universe
When you think about saving money and living frugally, what exactly are you thinking? Have you got the law of attraction working for you or against you?

Money Saving Tips – 5 Ways to Change Your Ways

 Money Saving Tips – 5 Ways to Change Your Ways
For some, making the switch to frugal living is like coming home, it’s second nature.  For others though, forming those money saving habits can be a little more difficult.  Different approaches work for different people – here are five different suggestions for eating this elephant.

Silly Money Saving Tips For The Serial Skimper

Silly Money Saving Tips For The Serial Skimper
When you make the switch to frugal living and then begin to see the rewards of implementing some simple money saving tips – it’s not unusual to get a little over-excited and start to look for savings everywhere.

Creating a Second Income – The Crafty Way

Creating a Second Income – The Crafty Way
As well as saving the money that you already earn and employing the principals of frugal living - why not also consider making money another way? The power to create a second income is in your hands!

Saving Money on Hair Care – DIY Hair Colour

Saving Money on Hair Care – DIY Hair Colour
Colouring my hair used to be a treat, it was the proverbial “change that was as good as a holiday”. These days, as I am still firmly in denial and refuse to face the inevitable reality of grey hair, it is now what I would consider a NECESSITY.

How to save money and live more frugally

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