This Christmas gone my boyfriend and I did a little whirlwind trip to Central America. We headed to Caye Caulker, a tropical island in Belize for a few days. Sunshine, snorkelling and scocktails - absolute bliss. After a busy day of snorkeling we headed to check out the local markets and we spotted these beautiful … Continue reading If It’s Broken, Fix it
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
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
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 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!
So it happened, I turned 30. The clock ticked past midnight and I was already asleep. Ah my twenties how quickly you went by. If only I knew how fast it would go, if only I had listened to everyone saying they would be the best years. They were, but I'm already excited for my … Continue reading And Then 30 Happens
A week before turning 30 I learned two things about myself; 1) I say things like 'cusp' - ugh who am I and 2) It is about time I become financially responsible. My boyfriend and I are aiming to buy a house in the next 12 months but with zero savings on my part this … Continue reading The Cusp of 30