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Jess hails from Sunny Australia and is the youngest of the frugal ladies. She loves shopping for a bargain, reading, watching movies and spends most of her life on the beach

It’s Sushi Time!

I am a huge sushi fan (and so is my husband), and we find ourselves spending A LOT of money on sushi restaurants and take away. It’s (relatively) healthy, delicious, and filling, and we eat it at least twice a week (sometimes even 5 times a week!) The sushi is great here in the Middle East, but back when I …

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Back to Basics

I recently wrote a post about minimalism, and since then, I’ve found myself straying quite a lot from the principals. The main reason being our recent move into our new home, and falling victim to the ‘I need to fill this with things’ mentality. Suddenly I find myself in a beautiful new home, feeling that all of our ‘old things’ …

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Frugal Furnishing Ideas

I recently posted about the house my husband and I recently bought. We are planning to move in in about a month, and so the time has finally come to think about furniture! We don’t have the option to furnish the entire house with expensive items (much to my displeasure!), so we have had to come up with some creative ideas. …

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ASOS Summer Savings with Groupon

Summer is coming, and no-one is more excited than me! It’s time for weekend getaways, spending all day at the beach, and wine with friends. I can’t wait to wear boho maxi dresses, cute minis, and accessories galore! ASOS is my first stop for all of the most gorgeous items, for great prices. Even better? Groupon has coupon codes to …

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2017 French Presidential Election – What are the Implications on the EU/Euro and the Global Markets Following the Election?

Battle for Paris The French economy speaks for roughly 15% of the European GDP. In addition, France remains an important political decision maker in the European Union.”The European Union (plus Norway, Switzerland and Iceland) accounted for 25.4% of world output in 2014 according to data from the International Monetary Fund – greater than America’s share (22.5%) and well in excess …

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The Minimalists

I’ve recently come across an amazing website called ‘The Minimalists‘ created by Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus. The website has inspired me in more ways than one. I have been reading a lot about ‘minimalism’ lately – it seems to be the new buzz word. But it’s not just some fad. So many of us watch our lives flash before our eyes …

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3 Tips for Eating Healthily on a Budget

There’s a common misconception that to eat healthily you need to spend big bucks. That’s a big enough reason for some to give up on the idea of a healthy life, and to ‘compromise’ with delicious fatty, fried food. I have to be honest – there’s nothing I love more than a McDonalds burger with fries. But too much of …

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What I Learnt When Buying my First Home

My husband and I got married over six months ago (I feel old every time I say this, but wow, how time flies!), and we recently decided it was time to buy our first home. We have been looking at houses for around two years, as it was important for both of us that we don’t rush into anything, and …

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London Calling

My husband (what?!) and I recently got married, and after what felt like an Indian Wedding, jam-packed with many different events and crazy family members, we decided to sneak off to London for a week to relax and unwind. A close friend of mine, who is a Londonite herself, laughed hysterically when I told her of our plans, and was …

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Sports Events, Concerts, and Vacations: A Frugal Lady’s Guide For Finding Great Deals Online

Finding great deals for concerts and events online is a satisfying and wonderful experience. Locating a ticket to a sports game you really wanted to attend for close to nothing after browsing the net for hours can feel very rewarding. Unfortunately, most of us are working full time jobs and don’t have the luxury of spending so much time on …

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