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HelloFresh vs Marley Spoon which is better?

Which meal delivery box is best – Marley Spoon or HelloFresh? Have you wondered if the meal delivery services of HelloFresh, Marley Spoon and other options were worth it? The price, the quality, the service and overall value varied. I’ve tried a few of them and last year did a comparison but redid it last […]

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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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10 ways to make $1000 this month!

How to get money fast! Too many bills and not enough money this month? The average wage can be tough to live on and if you make less than the average it can be even harder to save or find the money you need in emergencies. Sometimes you just need to make money fast! We […]

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6 ways to easily reduce debt

How to pay off debt faster Australians have the highest debt in the world. Collectively, we carry over $1 trillion in debt or around $73,000 per Australian adult. Most of our debt is mortgages, followed by loans and credit cards. 70.19% of adult Australians have a credit card. Debt is crippling, it means you pay more […]

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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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How to Afford a house when the average Australian home costs over $600,000

How can you save for a house deposit when the average Australian home costs over $600,000? House prices vary drastically, various reports I have seen indicate the median price across Australia is over $600,000 with Sydney being around $1,000,000 compared to Hobart sitting under $400,000. What do you need to buy your home? The deposit […]

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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 get discounts on everything

How much could you save if you were able to get a discount on every purchase? Aside from checking the clearance racks, there are a few other tricks you can use to get discount codes, special offers and freebies to save you money. 1.) Add to cart but don’t check out Shop owners will hate […]

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