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Budget Busters

Sometimes we slip up, overspend or have something new that genuinely  needs to be added to the budget. So here’s some questions to ask yourself before spending your hard-earned dosh….. 289 more words

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Likes, Loves, & Needs: May

We are nearly through with the month of May already…looks like it’s time to publish my Likes, Loves, & Needs for the month!


  • Anyone who knows me knows about my coffee and travel mug addiction.
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Meet Fiona the Fiat

After we closed on our new house, but before The Big Move (photos to come soon), I drove my beloved Nissan Murano over to wait on furniture delivery. 348 more words


Just Say 'No'

The end of our grad school loans is near. In one of my first posts, I shared that we had about $43,000 in debt at the end of my Master’s program. 820 more words


How to successfully thrift

I try to keep clutter to a minimum and to do that I frequently sell unused items on Ebay and whatever I can’t sell is taken to the thrift store. 246 more words

10 Ways This Shopaholic Cut Out Impulse Buys

I was once the queen of impulse buys. Name the store, and I walk in like Veruca Salt in Willy Wonka singing, “I want it now!” But, I’m a mom on a budget, and the older those kids get, the more I seem to have to stretch that budget. 1,779 more words

Impulse and inspiration today

I have been thinking about making frogs and want to make native NZ ones instead of the classic shape i see.  I could probably find a picture on NZ Forest and Bird but there is so much more fun to it when you get to study them in person. 100 more words