Monthly Archives: August 2013

Recently enjoyed things

* Wandering along all the wonderful vintage stalls at Polka Dot vintage market . Seriously every little girl (& big girl) needs a Barbie wearing cute retro clothing!!! * Enjoying days of sunshine at the beach. We spent 4 days … Continue reading

Posted in My week in snapshots | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Upcycling old sheets: painting apron

There is nothing funner than giving new life to something old. I never throw away old sheets they are so handy for a tonne of things; rags for cleaning (household/tools), upcycled into cushions, teepees tents for the kids,fairy wings, the … Continue reading

Posted in Crafty creations | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Thriftshop styling

When I was a teenager I was embarrassed that a lot of our clothes were thrifted but now Im more embarrassed about how I was embarrassed. This was at a time where my parents split & for a few years … Continue reading

Posted in Style File | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The tiny garden: Trying to start a veggie garden

Frugal August is not going too well. I may of broken the rules & bought a replacement rice cooker & then a Tefal Actifry (so I can cook with less oil in an attempt to eat healthier). Another way to … Continue reading

Posted in Fantastically frugal | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

On the road again: Busselton Jetty

Last week I was getting a bit of cabin fever with all the rainy weather & decided on a roadtrip. Its not often I get to catch up with my older sister Myriam & family. She lives a few hours … Continue reading

Posted in live, love, travel Western Australia | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Living small

One way this family of 3 living on 1 income keeps costs low is we live in a 2 bedroom house. While most of lovely friends live comfortably sprawled out in a 3 bedroom plus games room house we make … Continue reading

Posted in Fantastically frugal | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dollars & sense

Well July has been a tough month financially with a gazillion birthdays & entertainment expenses, the water/council rates due anytime now, a $900 heater repair bill, my timing belt on my car due to be replaced, & being a family … Continue reading

Posted in Fantastically frugal | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments