Category Archives: Savvy Saver

But how much is it? A Thrifty 15 Update

We’re constantly bombarded with advertising for supermarket specials, and as a thrifty saver I want to know if any one chain is consistently cheaper than the others. Thankfully there is a lot of research out there to make it easy … Continue reading

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Getting organised starts in your bag!

A while ago now I put together a post to help busy women save time and money by having an organised handbag. I wanted to revisit this post today for my new readers, and also as a reminder for those … Continue reading

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Crazy fun things to do with your toddler this winter

It might still technically still be Autumn here in Melbourne but when the weather man announces it’s going to reach a top of 11 deg C and there will be snow on the mountains you can be sure Winter is … Continue reading

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How to save money for travel (A realistic guide to help you see the world)

Whenever I’m on holiday and my departure date moves closer I usually start thinking about my next trip before I’m even back home. I’d say its because the travel bug bites me and I just can’t get enough of seeing … Continue reading

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A Thirfty 15 update – April

Does anyone else suffer from a pricey month? You know, the month when all of your big bills like to come in? For me, its February. For a long time I had come to dread February knowing I’d have my … Continue reading

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Take the money and run – A Thrifty 15 update

I’m 5 months into the Thrifty 15 challenge, time really flies! It feels like only last week I was heading into November with my Christmas plan of attack. Since then I have managed to save a total of $968.23 outside … Continue reading

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Tips for surviving a family day at the beach

Most of the year the beach is a serene and peaceful place. But when summer hits and its time to take the kids for a beach time holiday it becomes a full-blown, all day, Olympic event in stamina, patience, and … Continue reading

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Frugal, Thrifty, Economical, Skimpy, call it what you will but this year

I’m changing some bad habits and creating some good ones. I’m on a ‘spending fast’ for 12 months as of December 1, 2014. Coming up with a funky name is suppose to help it feel more fun than it is in … Continue reading

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Save money the easy (and fun!) way.

So you walk into target needing a new dress for spring. You find the perfect item within 20 minutes and then you notice a handbag sale, and that new DVD you wanted is out! The next thing you know an … Continue reading

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Simple ways to go greener at home

One of the things I like about being more green at home is that it is usually going to save you money too! Here are some different things you can do to be a bit more green at home. Plant … Continue reading

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