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How to Repurpose disappointing Beauty products

Have you ever purchased or been given a product that was disappointing, didn’t live up to the advertising hype, or was just not suitable for your skin-type but you don’t want to throw it out and waste it? Here are

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How To Repurpose Your Old T-shirts

Normally, when a piece of clothing is past its wearable lifespan, it goes straight into my cleaning rag collection;  that is, until recently.  A photo similar to this one appeared in my Facebook page feed.  I had seen plenty of

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How to take the LBD approach to making Stylish Décor Savings

Decorating your home can cost a motza if you slavishly follow and purchase all the latest trends. However there are some things you can do, without busting your budget, to update the look of your home. A home should, first

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Save Money by Shopping in your own Pantry

If you have been following my $21 Supermarket Challenge you will know that I have cleaned out my freezer of ‘forgotten food’ and am now working on clearing out my pantry. Chef  [my husband, still on crutches]  normally does all

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Posted in food, kitchen

How to get Fit on the Cheap

Staying active is crucial to good health but it can also make you poor as the costs of memberships and classes can really add up.  To help save some cash, try these cheaper options for getting an inexpensive but effective

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The $21 Challenge achieved …. well almost

Recently I wrote about the  $21 Supermarket Challenge  whereby I challenged myself to clear out the pantry, refrigerator and freezer of all the ‘forgotten’ food and then spending only $21 per week to supplement what I ‘found’ Well, I have

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Posted in food, kitchen

Are you measuring to save Money?

    In these economic and environmentally-aware times, do you realise that you could be pouring money down the drain and not know it? Do you measure the dosage on the products you use ?  Have you read the label

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How to Repurpose Plastic Bottles into Gift Boxes

Gift Boxes made from Repurposed Plastic Bottles

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