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 we know […]

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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. […]

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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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Self love begins with the inner confidence that you can do it – and the belief that your’re worth the effort!         Believe   We’re all inspired by women who break records, change the world or just have an amazing life.  But what’s stopping us from joining them? Self belief.  The simple […]

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Sustainable living is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual’s or society’s use of the Earth’s natural resources and personal resources. Practitioners of sustainable living often attempt to reduce their carbon footprint by altering methods of transportation, energy consumption, and diet. Proponents of sustainable living aim to conduct their lives in ways that are […]

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Lots of fun ways to re-use products and packaging at home, to help us avoid, reduce and re-use. By Re-using packaging and other items, we can reduce our waste even further, as well as saving money and resources by avoiding buying something new.Australians are great at recycling packaging at home like aluminium cans, bottles, jars […]

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Being Frugal is associated with smarter, happier, healthier spending habits. People who are able to practice restraint in purchasing are different than those who are loose in their spending habits.  There are distinct differences between tightwads, those who have trouble spending money, and spendthrifts, those who have trouble not spending money.  There are 5 advantages […]

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Yesterday, for those who are unaware, was a Full Thunder Moon.  I am very sensitive when there is a full moon (and was born on a Full Moon)  and it usually starts a few days before the actual event.  I feel uneasy and that things are not quite right.  Sometimes I’m upset, sometimes I feel […]

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