Yes you read it correctly I had to give up on £10 Week. I am always very keen to join the wonderful Penny Golightly when she does £10 Week. I think I have participated three times over the past 1.5 years and got so much out of it every time. I thought I could do it [...]
Over the past few years, the steam cleaner has come back in fashion. There are several reasons for their come back – they don’t use chemicals so they are safe for our children and animals. They are are also a pretty frugal device since once you buy the machine, there is no need for extra products, no [...]
Oh wow! I have just realized that this is my 101st post. In light of this momentous occasion, I thought I would do a post reflecting my favourite past posts, just like on Seinfeld or Friends – it is the one with all the flashbacks. The post that got the most reaction from my lovely [...]
With all the doom and gloom that is about, I thought I would pass on some good news. This past weekend was something a bit special for me because I made my first Etsy sale. And what was even more exciting is my lovely buyer, purchased 3 sets of my vintage French buttons. I am [...]
The Lean Times has been interviewed on Frugal Five Minutes with on Frugal Please have a look and give me some feedback. Frugal is great at thrifty living to save up for her impending nuptials in Oz. Thanks for having me on Frugal Five Minutes With, Frugal Lady. Originally posted 2008-11-03 12:13:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Yes I have been included in 79th Carnival of Money Stories with my story Debt and Depression a Connection???. You can view all the fabulous posts here LivingAlmostLarge. Do you think they will let me play with the tiger? Originally posted 2008-10-07 14:39:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Yes, Christmas will be here once again on the 25th of December. Have you been one of the clever people that start saving and shopping in July? No, I didn’t think so. No matter how hard I try my beloved and I can not get this holiday under control. I wish we had the fore [...]
This week I am not doing Menu Monday for a few reasons – one we are going to be out three of the five week night and it is Thanksgiving week. I love, love, love Thanksgiving! It is my idea of the perfect holiday. There are no gifts involved and it is all about saying [...]
As soon as I mention wearing your summer clothes in the winter I’m sure it will bring up all kinds of images of bikinis over thermals or someone wearing all of their t-shirts at once. Well, I have a confession to make – I don’t have separate summer and winter wardrobes. That’s right. Now I’m [...]
The Stylish Frugalista is FREE today My new ebook is free for anyone today on Amazon UK or Amazon US. You can download a Kindle reader free for any computer. I hope you take advantage of this offer and if you have the inclination, leave me a review. Have a great Sunday!
This is going to be a busy week for me – my new ebook, The Stylish Frugalista is just about ready to go live. I am so excited! I think it has lots of information for any lady that wants to dress better and stop making shopping mistakes. Enough about me, now on to the [...]
Here is a preview of the cover of my new ebook, The Stylish Frugalista. The cover was illustrated by the lovely Lizzie Owen. Lizzie blogs at Mummy in Manolos. She is available for commissions and a dream to work with.