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Meal Planning for Beginners

When I became a single mother, I learned the hard way I needed to start meal planning and QUICK!  A hungry toddler is not a force to be reckoned with and if asked, my daughter would choose gummy snacks, ice cream, and popsicles for dinner.  897 more words


Don't knock it till you've tried it

‘Who on earth would choose a Sting mega-mix as backing music to a massage?’ –  I thought incredulously. We were selecting a soundtrack off the ‘music menu’  in the spa of the super plush Metropole hotel in Hanoi. 1,081 more words


Budgeting 101 – tweak your attitude

How do you feel when you hear the word “budget”?  Does it feel limiting and no fun?  Do you want to tap into your inner child and say “budget, don’t tell me what to do!”…and then you defiantly visit Amazon.com and buy 3 CDs you didn’t need, just because you can?  595 more words

Mindful About Money

Suze Orman: To really save money, do this...

Suze Orman is on of the top financial gurus in the world. Listen to  her perspective on what saving really means and how to do it. 78 more words


Saving for a rainy day...

Saving. Love it or hate it in order to scrape that wonga together we have to do it. I happen to quite like saving and drawing up a plan of how to reach a certain target. 977 more words

From My Point Of View

Funding Freedom

The most asked questions since I have left home.

“How are you paying for this lifestyle? It looks like all you do is roam around drinking wine, catching flights and living on the water. 835 more words

Solo Female Traveler

Sensibly restrained

Last weekend the daughter and I went poking around four houses belonging to people we didn’t know. No, we weren’t visiting open homes looking for tragically overpriced Auckland real estate; it was, dare I say it, a more ‘cultured’ affair than that. 461 more words