Simple Living

How The KonMari Method Will Change Your Spending Habits

How The KonMari Method Will Change Your Spending Habits

I believe it’s my job to tease my brother-in-law. I’m like a sister to him, so it’s a role I take quite seriously. After all what are siblings for? So each week, I find something to poke fun of and nothing is more reliable than […]

The Real Cost of Houses: Part 2

The Real Cost of Houses: Part 2

I previously wrote about the upfront cost of houses. Australia has some of the most expensive housing in the world and just getting into the market is tough. Add to that, one in five of us feel the need to buy a bigger house than […]

The real cost of houses: Part 1

The real cost of houses: Part 1

How big is your house? Mine’s 85 square meters. It houses 3.  There’s 6 rooms. Four rooms are used frequently, the other two mostly collect dust. And junk. When we announced we were expecting, friends asked wide eyed, “Where are you going to put the […]

Looking Rich Versus Being Rich

Looking Rich Versus Being Rich

Cleaning up my computer recently I came across an article that I’d copied and pasted for safe keeping back in the days before Google was a verb. “Simple living yields simply millions in savings” was a real eye opener at a time when I had […]