Dreams are like seeds

Since deciding to make a change in my life, there has been a fair bit of reflecting. At this stage, the most important thing is to not rock the boat while we save up a sizeable buffer. We are hibernating if you will. Don’t…

Don’t let Others Berate You For Your Kindness

Why does so many western cultures often treat kindness as a weakness?

Why We Will Not Retire Early – Language Matters

When you hear the term “financial independence” it is very often teamed up with “retire early” into the increasingly famous “FIRE” acronym. At least in this narrow part of the internet and personal finance blogosphere. The retire early part of the deal was never…

The Oppression Of Being Replaceable

The Oppression Of Being Replaceable – A privileged yet short-lived experience of working poverty.

Frugal inspiration from WWII – Use is up, wear it out, make it do or do without

Frugal inspiration from WWII

We can learn a lot about frugality from our frugal forbears. Here are 5 frugal tips and tricks, inspired by WWII!

How we save on our grocery bill, but still eat fresh produce

In the Frugasaurus household, we splurge on delicious fresh veg every week, but still keep our costs low. How?