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4 ways to reduce your monthly expenses

  • Emily Doran
  • 9th of October 2017
  • energy saving
  • saving money
  • tips

Life is expensive, there is no getting away from it. Arguably the four biggest expenses we have each month are, power, food, accommodation and petrol. Depending on your situation and / or family make up you may also include insurance, daycare, school fees, activities or socialising as part of your top four but these are…

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How to make your home unattractive…… to burglars

  • Emily Doran
  • 5th of October 2017
  • holidays
  • home
  • tips

With school holidays upon us and Christmas just around the corner it means that more of us will be going away on holidays, leaving our homes unattended. Here are some ways to keep your home safe both while you’re there and when you’re away. Always lock up, doors and windows. If you’re in the back…

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Decluttering and what to do with your clutter

  • Emily Doran
  • 27th of September 2017
  • declutter
  • tips and tricks
declutter

Decluttering is huge, many books and blogs have been dedicated to it but once you’ve decluttered, what do you do with all your ‘clutter’. As they say, one persons trash is another persons treasure. Here are some ways you can dispose of your clutter. Op shops / Charity shops These places generally take a variety of…

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Enough with the Stuff Already!

  • Ruth
  • 19th of September 2017
  • downsizing
  • Guest blogger
  • tips and tricks
  • want vs need
The Happy Saver

Here is a test for you. Without taking your eyes from the screen right now start thinking about a room in your house, maybe the living room or the kitchen. In your mind’s eye look over every surface, every picture, every object. Look through every drawer and cupboard. Can you describe in detail every item…

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