Tag Archives: Budget Conscious

My Kind of Yarn Shopping

Yarn shopping.  One of my favourite past times. So many colours and yarn to choose from. For my every day yarn I usually go to Spotlight.  On Sunday I wanted something different but wasn’t feeling very well, so decided I’d … Continue reading

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Choc Chip and Oat Slice

Oh my word.  A friend pointed me in the direction of this scrumptious slice that is ideal for packing in lunch boxes.  I wasn’t too sure how it would be received by some member’s of the family as it has … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate & Banana Muffins

Joe has been busy studying and completing his practice exams at school.  As a treat for him (and the rest of us) I decided to have a go at making double chocolate & banana muffins from this Alison Holst & … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake I stumbled across this chocolate cake recipe about a year ago.  I was having a bad day and was craving some chocolate.  It was too late to go to the shops and we didn’t have any chocolate in … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

At the beginning of 2012 I made a decision not to buy shop bought cookies or snack bars anymore as it was costing too much.  Making my own is more cost effective plus I know exactly what goes into them. … Continue reading

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Bedroom/bathroom renovation

Back in July we decided to update our spare bedroom and en-suite and bring it kicking and  screaming into the 21st Century.  As we didn’t have a lot of spare cash we had to do this as economically as possible. … Continue reading

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Pottering Around the House

We’re just heading into Spring here in the Southern Hemisphere and our garden is in desperate need of a little TLC.  In between the rain showers of the past few weeks, I managed to get out and weed some of … Continue reading

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