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What to do when Easi-Yo (homemade yoghurt) doesn’t work

How to make Easi-Yp work and what to do when it doesn’t Have you tried Easi-Yo/making yoghurt yourself, but it didn’t quite set or your family thought it was too sweet/not sweet enough/not enough fruit etc? I first tried Easi-Yo when my kids were babies and only had a couple of failures when making it. […]

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How I work from home and remotely

What do you do with kids? How do you make money? What options are there? I’ve been working from home for years and love what I do. Now, we travel a lot more so it is mostly remote work. Often I get asked how I manage to do it with my two daughters both working […]

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5 ways to keep tyres in top condition

How do you take care of your tyres? When you do own a car, maintaining it is so important, for your safety, the safety of others and for your budget too. One of the most important ways of ensuring your car is safe is to keep your tyres in check. Keeping your tyres in check […]

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How to Save on all Overseas Bank Transfers

The best tips to reduce fees with overseas bank transfers The Royal Commission’s final report shattered any trust we might have had in the Big Four. It wasn’t really surprising to most that they turned a blind eye to money launderers, rigged interest rates and inflated housing prices to unreachable heights. However, their biggest scandal […]

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How to reduce your 3 biggest expenses – groceries, accommodation and transport

9 tips to reduce groceries, accommodation and transport costs According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, our biggest 3 expenses continue to be groceries, housing and transport. While these costs continue to rise, there are many things you can do to reduce them further. How To Reduce The Cost Of Groceries A massive expense for […]

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Pacific Suites Canberra – the best place for families

Where to stay and what to do in Canberra We lived in Canberra on and off for years. In fact, my youngest was born there and I was involved in a tourism campaign a few years ago. Recently, my little sister got married so we went there for a week and had a blast. I’ve […]

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How I paid off $3,558.36 worth of debt in 1 month, while travelling

How I am clearing debt and still travelling and issues faced this month June 13, 2019, I was awarded full custody of my daughters after a long legal battle. There was domestic violence involved, it got messy and even though I was able to afford most of it, in the end, I was left with […]

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29 things to do with leftover roast chicken

How can you turn leftover chicken into a new meal? Chicken is a versatile meat and while many recipes call for chicken breast or thighs, you can often substitute this with cooked chicken. We covered 28 ideas for mince here and 20 ideas for leftover sausages, now here are ideas for chicken! For the following […]

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7 tips to manage finances when you have depression or mental health issues

How can you manage your money when you are depressed? Or anxious? Or have other issues? It’s all well and good to outline the best practices for managing your money but that can go out the window when you have mental health concerns. Just getting out of bed some days can be hard for people. […]

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Is Catch worth it? Review of Catch.com.au

How to know if Catch is worth it Disclaimer – The Thrifty Issue uses affiliate links. Read the full disclosure here. Catch (previously Catch Of The Day) is an Australian site with loads of bargains. So how do you know if it’s worth it, if you truly get a bargain and what to buy or […]

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