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Our Autumnal Garden (and a Chook Update)

We’re having a very mild Autumn here in Sydney, and our messy garden is thriving on the mix of rain and sunshine.

We’re growing a paisley shaped lemon (just one, photo below), as well as our first ever Tahitian limes (above)… 443 more words

Frugal Living

Penny Pinching

I didn’t have any real “New Years Resolutions” this year.  Something always happens and I fail.

Especially now with as sick as I’ve been, I’m not going to try anything too crazy.   376 more words

Life As I Know It

Our Homeschooling Room + A Mini Thrift Haul!

By Shar Martinez

Today I’ll be sharing a little about our homeschooling room (actually Aiden + Andy’s bedroom!). If we didn’t have a baby coming the soon-to-be nursery would definitely be our school room! 645 more words

Essential Project Tools for Frugal The Do-It-Yourself Person

One of the cornerstones of frugality is the ability to do things yourself rather than always hiring high-priced professionals for every task you need doing. Even simple tasks often require a few basic tools so a streamlined toolbox should be assembled to handle the DIY projects you undertake. 590 more words

Personal Finance

Getting Rid of The “Corded” Phone

Today like never before we must economize, save money, tighten up the old belt, and learn to spend less while getting as much as possible for our hard earned money. 493 more words

Personal Finance

Financial Goals

I read about people (through their blogs) doing the Early Retirement Extreme thing and I’m very impressed. But, that really takes a lot of sacrifice and so I’ve resigned myself to working for a few more years at least and taking it more slowly. 280 more words

Building Passive Income Streams

Homemade All Natural Deodorant

Hello hello hello. So how does everyone feel about homemade beauty products? I used to not really feel anything at all about them until I started to research the ingredients listed on their bottles and I kept getting more and more concerned the more I learned. 845 more words

Frugal Living