It’s always worth questioning your bills

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I have a $79 cap plan with a phone company for my mobile phone which I have maintained within those limits for many months. Last month I got a whopping bill for over $700 for 1 months usage!!!!  Arrrrrrrgh!  How …

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To spend or not to spend on school holidays? Do school holidays need to be expensive?

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  Today I opened a discussion on Facebook about the expense of school holidays and some of the activities that add up quickly.  Here is a list of activities that our members have been doing these holidays.  Although some may …

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The Costco experience

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  Costco Australia US retail giant Costco opens Docklands store Costco opens at Docklands I wouldn’t even have KNOWN about Costco if it wasn’t for the media hype!  However, I believe the media did their job well because when there is …

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Made my own laundry detergent – I wonder how long this will last?

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In my routine ‘cleaning out’ of my laundry cupboard I chanced across Electric Soda and ‘remembered’ back to 10 years ago when I purchased it!  I was all inspired when I was at a MOPS meeting and Barbara Lord (author of The Green …

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‘Me’ day

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Today K6 & I had an adventure in the city of Melbourne where we boarded the train and met my Mum & Dad, and my sister (a belated Mothers Day outing).  With the three of us living in varying suburbia and country …

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Keeping the children entertained on school holidays without sending you broke

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Do your research – many attractions now have websites, so before you venture on your outings, do your research and check out our attraction listings which all have links to the attractions website, if they have one.  If the attraction …

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