23 Home Made Supermarket Favourites

Fancy saving a little cash at your next supermarket shop? Many of these supermarket items fetch a premium price when the cost of their components are far less. You just need a little time, a little energy and you’ll discover just how fun it can be to  make these household and kitchen staples from scratch. […]

10 Simple Ways to Cut Food Waste and Save Money!

When it comes down to it, the food you waste is food that you paid for, or that you or someone else worked hard to grow. Throwing out odds and ends or forgetting about the food in your fridge until it is too far gone to eat means throwing money in the bin. It also […]

10 Alternatives to Buying Christmas Presents

by Emma Chow Around this time of year people go shopping mad, filling up the car parks of shopping centers, flooding city strip malls and dropping huge amounts of cash on gifts for everyone from their best and beloved, to the man who reads the water meter. Or maybe you’re like me and you order […]

Frugal Frannie: A frugal new year

So mamas, it’s fast approaching that time of year (already): The Christmas tree is looking wilted, it’s time to mothball the tinsel, the hangover is setting in and many of us are feeling as deflated as yesterday’s New Year’s balloons. And then… …the dreaded credit card bill arrives… UGH! Post-Christmas buyer’s remorse: if there’s a […]

10 Ways to Save for Christmas in Eight Weeks

  By Kate McFarlane It’s now just about 8 weeks until Christmas (I know – it’s come around WAY too fast!) and it’s that time when everyone is thinking, “Let’s get our friends together for a bbq/dinner/lunch before the silly season sets in”. Funny, it seems to me that festive craziness creeps up earlier and […]