No matter whether your home is a 15th floor apartment or a house on a generous block, it’s easy to grow your own organic produce packed with nutrition, flavour and an extra serve of savings.
Setting a little bit of money aside each month for emergencies can save you from needing to take out a personal loan or maxing out your credit card to pay for unforeseen expenses. Life is constantly changing. If something unexpected happens, you want to be prepared.
Cut hot water usage by installing a three-star rated showerhead, and make those showers shorter – tempting though it is to linger on a cold winter’s day, it costs a fortune to run.
I knew something had to change when my garage was so full of stuff (Pentium 3 computer anyone?) that it could no longer accommodate a car without serious dents ensuing. I decided that enough was enough.
In his recently released book of the same name, British author and futurist James Wallman refers to this growing dissatisfaction with materialism as ‘stuffocation’.
It’s so easy for clutter and mess to build up in the home. We all start out with great intentions but life takes over, we get busy and suddenly “stuff” fills every nook and cranny with mountains of clothes waiting to be sorted and toys scattered everywhere.
If you run a busy household you are no doubt familiar with the frenetic fuss that surrounds the task of getting dinner on the table.
Accessories overcrowding? Try an over-the-door organiser. [Click to tweet] Other space-saving solutions might include hanging storage units, drawer dividers and multi-use hangars.
The eco-friendly movement has been embraced by architects and builders alike, giving Australians more options to reduce their home’s eco-footprint. We look at some of the best.
We’ve scoured the internet and picked the brains of our nearest and dearest to come up with 25 cheapskate tactics to help you save money on everyday expenses. From the thrifty thinker to the downright cheap Charlie we’ve got 25 money saving tips for you to try out.