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How to get free and super cheap food (including a free HelloFresh box!)

What if you could get your groceries for free? How much could you save? Groceries take up a huge chunk of the household budget. Below I have shared discount codes, coupons and tips to reduce your groceries. If you’re really trying to reduce your groceries, check out my eBook – 26 Ingredients. It has over […]

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18 tips to reduce your groceries – under $150 a week in Australia for a family of 4

How to keep your groceries under $150 a week? This post was originally written in 2016 when we were a family of 4. Updated June 2018. A recent article on news.com.au states I spend $50 a week, which I do now because I get HelloFresh for free every week. Without that it would be $150. […]

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Foraging and Meals from the Extreme Grocery Challenge (under $250 total for 6 weeks)

Could you spend under $250 on groceries for the rest of the year? Last week I announced a personal challenge to spend under $250 on groceries for the rest of the year. We live in a small apartment so don’t have loads of food storage or another freezer to access. I am utilising HelloFresh during […]

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Extreme Grocery Challenge – $250 for 6 weeks

Could you spend less than $50 a week for 6 weeks with no food storage? This is a challenge I have set for the rest of the year. Over the weekend I made $1,000 selling things (find out how here) and $250 was paid in cash for one item. Looking at it, I wondered if […]

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26 Ingredients – Easy recipes to save money in the kitchen

In 26 Ingredients you can make over 100 recipes from gourmet breakfasts to delicious desserts, snacks and appetisers or refreshing drinks, it’s all here, with easy-to-follow recipes. Basic recipes to make staples including pasta, sweetened condensed milk or chocolate cake and fancier delights such as lemon meringue pie are included, along with tips on what […]

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How to save money on groceries and food #21DayMoneyChallenge

How can I reduce the cost of groceries? This is probably the most common question I get asked. Personally, health is as important as affordability to me for groceries. While I could get my shopping bill down super low if we based it on rice and pasta, it isn’t healthy. That said, previously, on lean […]

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Menu Plan – January 20th to 27th

As requested, I will now share our menu plans. This week has been thrown out of whack, usually we shop on a Sunday but now I am working all weekend and my partner is in Tasmania, so no markets. I quickly did a shop today and from next week my menu plans will be Monday […]

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

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. Generally, it is a pretty easy process, but if you happen to […]

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