Things I’ve Finished – June

It has not been an exciting month here on the Central Coast for us. While we are just about settled into our new home we are definitely finding it an adjustment. We are both still commuting into Sydney every day. 78km each way. Every day. It is dark when we leave for work in the … Continue reading Things I’ve Finished – June

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And they called it Puppy Love

  I know, I know, at the beginning of this blog I said that we were not going to be moving from our rented apartment in a fancy area to change our life so much to be able to get closer to getting a house. But goal posts change. About a puppy length. A cocker … Continue reading And they called it Puppy Love

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

Things I’ve Finished This Month – May

Woah - Is it really June already? How did that happen? What a month May has been, so many changes, so many exciting things happening and no money saved and budgets well and truly blown.  More to come on that later. This month was very productive, there have been a few products I've been using … Continue reading Things I’ve Finished This Month – May

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

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!