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How to make or save an extra $100 a day challenge

Could you do with an extra $100 a day or an extra $3,000 in a month? I am on a mission to smash some debt and go on a holiday, so I am looking at everything I can do to make and save money. For the next month I will be doing something every day […]

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Home and Garden
Kids
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DIY Lego Art

Lego is a family favourite in our home and now the Lego Movie is as well. My husband took the kids to see it and ever since I’ve been hearing the song ‘everything is awesome’ and if my son likes it chances are his friends do too so when we got another party invite I […]

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Work from home

How to sell on Etsy

Selling online can be daunting if you are doing it for the first time, it can also be a very profitable business if you know what to do. Starting an online shop is easier than you think. I’ve tried a few sites and for handmade items I recommend Etsy. Below is a quick Starters Guide […]

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Make Money

101 ways to make money from home

It is possible to make money from home without joining party plans or selling your soul! Everything I have listed here has been done either by myself or by someone I know. Full disclosure, there are some affiliate links in this post for services I have used for a long time and know they work. This […]

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Fashion

7 tips to save on fashion

Can you be fashionable and frugal? I used to spend thousands on my clothes every year. My preferred brands were Cue, Review and similar where you pay $300 or so for a dress. I got loads of compliments on my clothing, which I loved, but I didn’t need to spend as much as I did. […]

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Recipes

3 ingredient scones

These scones are very easy, are a great way to use up cream that is going off and leftover lemonade. They are the perfect post party recipe to stop you wasting food! Ingredients 1 cup cream 1 cup lemonade 3 cups self raising flour Method 1.) Preheat oven to 180C 2.) Place all the ingredients […]

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Kids
Recipes

Chocolate pancakes

Chocolate pancakes with ice cream and chocolate sauce is one of my favourite desserts and the fact that they are so easy to make is even better You can adapt any pancake recipe by adding cocoa and chocolate chips but below is the recipe I use. Ingredients 2 eggs 2 C SR Flour 1/2 C […]

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Craft
Kids

3D bug pictures – Kids craft

Last school holidays we did a lot of crafting and it was one of the most relaxing school breaks we have had. With the holidays just around the corner again I thought I’d share the most popular one we did and it was so simple! We made 3D bug pictures, it started out as just […]

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Craft
Kids
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How to fix a ripped seam

Ripped seams are a common problem with clothes but are one of the simplest things to fix. When op shopping if I see an item of clothing with a ripped seam I know I can fix it and and often when I point out the condition to a worker I get a further discount on […]

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Gift ideas
Recipes

Grandpa Cupcakes

For some reason each year we manage to forget Grandpas birthday, it’s in my calendar but always sneaks up on us. This year we remembered the night before and as he was coming in the morning the kids and I whipped up a batch of Grandpa Cupcakes to make him feel special. We tried our […]

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