My top 20 ways to be more creative each and every day:       1.      Get outside into nature – balcony, garden, park, beach, anywhere that has some greenery in it and find inspiration.   2.      Get on YouTube and learn how to do something new; knitting, jewellery making, sewing, drawing…and then buy your […]

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A well-planned budget can help you to achieve your frugal goals. Learn how to create your own frugal budget.   Difficulty: Average   Time Required: 1-3 hours   What You Need:   A copy of your bills A calculator Pen or pencil Paper           Here’s How:   Assess your monthly expenses.   Make […]

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1.   It is ethical and environmentally friendly   Being ethical and kind to the environment is so “in” right now, but we’ve been doing it for years. Buying clothes at the op shops cuts out the worry of whether or not it was made in a sweat shop. Buying second hand clothes and goods […]

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In our culture of multi-tasking, hyper-activity and praise for doing it all, taking the one at a time approach or (gasp) doing nothing at all can make us feel unproductive and unworthy. On the surface we do our damnedest to keep up, catch up, stay afloat and do more than everyone else, but at the heart of […]

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Stay Healthy in Your Mind and Body by Doing these 7 Things Daily       In words of the famous Yoga guru B.K.S, Iyengar, “Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit.  When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open.   We […]

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FOR years women have been sold the idea of work-life balance. And if you look at balance as something you need to achieve every day — keeping the scales evenly weighted between your partner, kids, family, friends, yourself, spirituality, health, keeping the home, work — you will struggle to find real balance and expend so […]

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I live a frugal life, but not a boring one!  We even have more holidays than most families because we have learnt all the tips and tricks for saving money.  Don’t believe me?  Take a look at our TRAVEL page.  We don’t sit around at home and sulk and not have a life.  We have […]

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1. When you follow your heart, you cease having regrets.         There is no greater truth that when we follow our heart, we cease to have regrets. While things may not always go in our favor, at least we will have tried. At least we will know the truth, and at least […]

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When we were children, we dreamed of growing up to be adults. When we reach adulthood, the stress of life can make us wish we were back to being a kid again. Although we cannot recapture our youth, we can try to cultivate the kind of traits that we had as children. Children are some […]

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1. Move bank accounts to take advantage of perks and earn more interest If you’re paying a monthly fee for your checking or savings account, you would benefit from researching some of newest banking offers out there. Not only do some banks offer sign-up bonuses simply for opening an account and setting up direct deposit, […]

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