7 Guilt Free Ways to Find More Me Time

In 2017, we lead busy lives. Some of us are pushing to advance our careers, others are looking after kids, many are doing both. Between all the demands of leading a modern life, it can be difficult to take time out to enjoy some much needed "me time". Here's seven guilt free ways to sneak more in.

6 Beauty Products You Can Make at Home

In 2016, there are more waves on Hollywood red carpets than Bondi Beach. Luscious locks are definitely in. Luckily you don’t have to break the bank to get this glam look. Instead of paying $20 for texturizing spray in a store, why not make it at home for a fraction of the price? All you’ll need is some aloe vera, Epsom salts and water.

Interested In Saving Thousands On Your Groceries?

I don’t know about you but every time I walk out of a supermarket I’ve usually spent so much more than I planned on spending, and I have less shopping bags to show for it.

Suffering in silence...

My car engine died once and I had to cough up $2,500 very quickly, I didn’t have it. Needless to say my credit card copped the brunt and paying it off was no easy feat, I went without a lot of things, including food, to make those re-payments. I can say it now without shame but I didn’t tell anyone at the time, I just did what I had to do.

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How To Save On Meat Purchases And Get More Bang For Your Buck

When it comes to purchasing meat at your local supermarket, the costs of buying certain types of meat can put a large strain on your budget. Here are a few handy tips that I’ve learnt in the past few years that are sure to save your family hundreds of dollars of your grocery bill across the year.

Mar 30, 2017

Canna Campbell's Top Tips For Cutting Food Costs

Finance guru Canna Campbell reveals her top tips for cutting food costs

Mar 23, 2017

Effective Ways to Help You Sleep better

Sleep deprivation affects milions of Australians. Lack of sleep and not getting a good nights rest can have a major impact upon your health. Here are some affordable foods that you can incorporate into your diet to help you get a better good nights rest

Mar 16, 2017

11 Tips to save on your paycheck

My husband and I have moved home to my parents’ house for 2 years in order to start our business. As such we have found some great ways to save

Mar 9, 2017

The 8 Best Pets for Frugal Animal Lovers

Contemplating becoming a pet parent? There are plenty of things to consider before taking the plunge. Here are a few suggestions that are good for pet-parent beginners, young and old alike.

Mar 3, 2017

Our Fave Top 10 Hilarious Parenting Memes

These are 10 of our favourite Parenting Memes that will surely make any parent out there crack up in stitches

Feb 23, 2017

How can you have the most current trends and still be fashionably in control of your finances?

The hit 2009 film “confessions of a shopaholic” starring Isla Fisher may have hit a nerve with many people that love fashion and love to look their best in the most current trends. However there are ways to be in control of your finances and be on top of the latest styles.

Feb 17, 2017

10 Goals You Should Follow To Reduce Your Debt

The new year is a great time to get serious about your finances, according to Deakin University Financial Planning Associate Professor Adrian Raftery. Here are Ten Goals to get you started.

Feb 9, 2017

Childproofing On A Budget

Many mums and dads are hesitant about childproofing, seeing it as a luxury rather than a necessity but this is far from the truth. Childproofing is both important and inexpensive and a lot of childproofing is completely free, involving simple measures you can take to help make your home safer for your little ones

Feb 1, 2017

10 ways to budget your groceries

Grocery shopping, especially for a family, can rack up hundreds of dollars a week. So here are 10 tips for keeping your grocery spend in control.

Jan 25, 2017

Back to school healthy lunch box recipe

If you are stuck for some new little lunch box treats for the little ones, Shokuiku have put together a treat that will blow their minds, without all the sugar.

Jan 19, 2017

The best time to do your grocery shop

Ever gone to your local supermarket and had to deal with long queues, stock that is no longer left or to find that the prices and items in store just do not match up to your weekly meal plan? Here are some tips that will help you come out on top against the supermarket stores.

Jan 5, 2017

Leftover Wine? Here's A Savings Hack

A nice glass of red wine is always nice to enjoy on a Friday or Saturday night after dinner. Have you ever found that there's always a small amount left over and you're never sure what to do with it? Don't throw it away!

Dec 28, 2016

Gold Class Experience At Home For Less

For many Australian families, Gold Class at the cinema is a luxury that many can't afford. Here's a way to get that Gold Class experience for the entire family in your own lounge room for under $30.

Dec 19, 2016

The Perfect Roast Turkey Recipe

Christmas season is the busiest time of the year, especially when it comes to organising your Christmas dinner. Let frugl find you the cheapest grocery prices for the perfect roast turkey recipe. Read our article on our recipe savings hack.

Dec 16, 2016

Leftover Milk? Here's A Savings Hack

We've all been there, there's always that extra bit of Milk leftover from last week's grocery shop. No one in the family seems to want to drink it. We've got you covered with a handy tip. Click to learn more

Dec 12, 2016

Coles Christmas Promotion

In the spirit of Christmas, Coles has announced that for orders with a minimum of $100 spend will receive free delivery at Coles checkout. Check out this weeks marked Coles specials and weekly prices on frugl- www.frugl.com.au

Dec 5, 2016

Decadent Chocalate Brownie Recipe

The 'Original' Chocolate Brownie. Bold, decadent and rich flavours. Brownies are always a crowd pleaser and this cheap and simple recipe will put a smile on the face of even the fussiest food critic at the dining table.

Dec 5, 2016

5 Easy Ways To Save Around The House

Between the time spent from doing housework to shopping for groceries, it's a press for time when it comes to sitting down and planning over ways to save money. No need to worry, there are easy ways around this that doesn't consit of long hours spent planning on ways to save. Taking time to incorporate these quick savings hacks into your every day life and incorporating these ways of thinking will ensure you save more in the long run.

Oct 18, 2016

7 Ways to Buy Cheap Groceries Without Coupons

Here are seven simple ways to buy your groceries cheaper without having to find coupons and scour supermarket catalogues.

Aug 26, 2016

6 Ways Students Buy Cheap Groceries

Finances can be pretty tough when you're a student. Between attending lectures, 2,000 word essays and studying for exams it can be hard to find time to work, particularly if you don't want your grades suffering.

Aug 26, 2016

8 Date Ideas For Under $30

Dating doesn’t have to break the bank. Here’s eight date ideas for under $30.

Aug 25, 2016

8 Delicious Snack Recipes You Can Cook for Under $5

Unless you’re lucky enough to be Keeping up with the Kardashians, there’s nothing you appreciate more than a cheap, tasty meal. Lucky for you, we have eight snack recipes for under $5 to keep your grocery bills low and your stomach full.

Jul 27, 2016

5 Game-Changing Tips to Save Money on Groceries

Frustrated by how much of your paycheck goes to grocery shopping? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Follow these 5 game-changers to keep more money in your pocket.

Jul 26, 2016

5 Supermarket Traps and How to Avoid Them

If you enter a supermarket without a shopping list or a plan, you could be in trouble. There are many traps that be costly as you walk the aisles. Here are five supermarket traps to look out for.

Jul 24, 2016

6 Tips to Compare Grocery Prices and Save

Whether shopping for one or a family of six, use these six wily ways to compare grocery prices and save on every trip – leading to a much more satisfying supermarket experience all-round.

Jul 12, 2016

You Can’t Survive On Bread Alone

Remember that famous ad campaign back in the 80’s, it was for Bornhoffen Bread and the message was clear: “Man does not live by bread alone but with Bornhoffen he comes close.”

May 1, 2016

Where to Buy Cheap Groceries in Adelaide

Living in Adelaide can be expensive. Between skyrocketing petrol prices and through the roof rent it’s easy to feel like you’re buried under bills. Luckily, one cost you can control is your grocery bill.

May 1, 2016

Where to Buy Cheap Groceries in Sydney

Living in Sydney can be expensive. Between skyrocketing petrol prices and through the roof rent it’s easy to feel like you’re buried under bills. Luckily, one cost you can control is your grocery bill.

May 1, 2016

Where to Buy Cheap Groceries in Brisbane

Living in Brisbane can be expensive. Between skyrocketing petrol prices and through the roof rent it’s easy to feel like you’re buried under bills. Luckily, one cost you can control is your grocery bill.

May 1, 2016

Where to Buy Cheap Groceries in Melbourne

Living in Melbourne can be expensive. Between skyrocketing petrol prices and through the roof rent it’s easy to feel like you’re buried under bills. Luckily, one cost you can control is your grocery bill.

May 1, 2016

Where to Buy Cheap Groceries in Perth

Living in Perth can be expensive. Between skyrocketing petrol prices and through the roof rent it’s easy to feel like you’re buried under bills. Luckily, one cost you can control is your grocery bill.

May 1, 2016

Paying $6 When You Can Pay $2 – ARE YOU CRAZY?

There’s no denying that some things in life just can’t be imitated. Take coffee for example, nothing beats the aroma and taste of GOOD, freshly grounded coffee beans. Instant coffee just doesn’t compare no matter how hard ‘they’ try; instant is no substitute for the real thing.

Mar 1, 2016

Shopping Trolley Wars

Every day millions of Aussies head to their local supermarket to do the weekly shop. Love it or hate it, it’s an unavoidable chore that I personally loath, frankly I’d rather dust! Sure you can do the online thing and have it delivered so you never have to touch a shopping trolley ever.

Feb 2, 2016

How Bare Are Your Necessities?

Coming from a European background, if your upbringing was anything like mine you’ll understand that everything in life revolves around food. From the time you wake up, before any other decisions are made, the most important decisions of the day are breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between. If you’re a ‘wog’ like me you’ll know food is the heart and soul of the family, it’s just as important as air, almost!

Feb 1, 2016

Turn Down The Damn Heat!

I recently received my gas bill and I had to do a double take when I saw the ‘balance owing’. I couldn’t believe how much it was compared to the last bill, almost double!

Dec 22, 2015