Tangled – Lush

A few more birthdays ago than I care to admit my lovely cousin sent me a care package from Ireland. One of the little treats from home was from one of my favourite shops - Lush. I had never used one of their hair treatments  and didn't know what to do with it so it … Continue reading Tangled – Lush

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Things I’ve finished this month- April

It's been a pretty hectic April with a lot of decisions being made and not much budgeting happening. One of the things I did stay on track with is my reading. I've loved reading for years but surprisingly I don't take a lot of books from the library. I hate having to give books back … Continue reading Things I’ve finished this month- April

When Non-essential Spending is Essential

The most expensive non essential spend I've done in the last month is for my sanity. Aerial silks, up in the air, where I am uncoordinated, ungraceful and at my happiest. It is also one of the most expensive hobbies I have undertaken since my time in Sydney. Back in 2010 on a trip across … Continue reading When Non-essential Spending is Essential

Things I’ve Finished This Month – March

It's been a quiet month this month. The excitement of turning thirty took over most of the beginning of the month while trying to be smart with money took over the end of the month. I'm trying to create new habits, wearing all my clothes before rewearing or buying something new. Success in both, also … Continue reading Things I’ve Finished This Month – March

Waste Not Want Not

In the spirit of not spending money, with a few minor going out set backs, I have made a conscious effort to wear all of my clothes, shoes and jewelry and use all my lotions and potions before buying anything new. Lush cosmetics was my saviour in not having to buy anything but still getting … Continue reading Waste Not Want Not

I Gave in…Let’s be Frank – I had To!

I have had acne since I was 11. I remember the girls in school being afraid to sit next to me because they thought it was Chicken Pox and they didn't want to catch it. Two thirds of my life with acne. I have tried everything; changing diet, trying all sorts of topical creams from … Continue reading I Gave in…Let’s be Frank – I had To!