4 Frugal Wins and 2 Frugal Fails

Like the blog? Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page!   I went a bit wild this week with spending. I bought a Dyson vacuum cleaner, new shoes, new clothes, a book and also travelling to Melbourne soon for a weekend getaway. Even though I’m very happy with all my purchases,…

5 Frugal Wins and 1 Frugal Fail

Don’t get FOMO! Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! This week has been a big improvement on previous weeks. As I’ve recovered from the flu, my convenience spending and frugal fails has decreased!   FOUR FRUGAL WINS! Had breakfast at work everyday and brought lunch to work 4 days this…

September Spring Cleaning: Minimalist Challenge Days 7 – 8

Want to hear more? Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! This week I started a10 Day Minimalist Challengeto kick-start the decluttering for my relocation to Melbourne. If you are new to my blog, start reading about ithere. On Sunday, I raided thebathroom and threw out 25 items, mainly old skincare,…

September Spring Cleaning: Minimalist Challenge Days 1 – 6

You know you want to! Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! This September I’ve starting a 10 Day Spring Cleaning Minimalist Challenge to prepare myself for my Melbourne relocation in 3 months time. It’s time to declutter and purge all my unwanted, unused items that are accumulating dust bunnies and space….

September Spring Cleaning: 10 Day Minimalist Challenge

Like the blog? Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! ~~~~~~ Guys, the panic has set in. My Melbourne relocation is happening at the beginning of January next year and my wardrobe is still full of too small clothes and unwanted accessories; my bathroom littered with half-full skincare bottles and cake-like…

5 Frugal Wins and 3 Frugal Fails

Don’t get FOMO! Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! ~~~~~~   FIVE FRUGAL WINS! I’ve starting cooking fresh seasonal meals multiple times a week (yes this also means going grocery shopping many, many times a week as well). This is a frugal win because I’ve noticed that the cost of…

Five Things I Don’t Waste My Money On Anymore

Like the blog? Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! ~~~~~~ As I inch my way towards financial security (and soon financial independence!) I’ve noticed gradual changes in my spending habits which have positively affected my bank balance. My spending has become more intentional and things that don’t add value or…

3 Frugal Wins and 4 Frugal Fails

Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! You know you want to! ~~~~~~   THREE FRUGAL WINS! I made dinner at home everyday this week with leftovers and basic groceries. I saved money on cocktails and drinks this weekend for my birthday celebration as I’m down with the flu. Not so…

How to Radically Change Your Money Mindset and Build Wealth

Don’t get FOMO! Subscribe to The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! ~~~~~~   As I’ve become better with managing money and more aware of my money mindset, I’ve become more observant to the differences in daily money habits and personality traits of successful, wealthy people compared to poor people.   Money is something…

August Net Worth & Spending: -$3,230 NW

Follow The Earnest Addiction by subscribing at the bottom of the page! ~~~~~~ August has been a good and much calmer month than crazy July: I went on a long-weekend getaway for my birthday to Hobart (Tasmania) with Mr. Piggybanks, tried a scallop pie and smoked eel for the first time (Tasmanian specialities), changed jobs,…

5 Frugal Wins and 3 Frugal Fails

Follow The Earnest Addiction by subscribing at the bottom of the page! ~~~~~~ This week was a lot of fun and very eventful! One of my closest friends came to visit Sydney and stayed with me for the week, my gym class attendance increased and my fitness improved. The ultimate win this week was the…

6 Frugal Wins and 2 Frugal Fails

Follow The Earnest Addiction by subscribing at the bottom of the page! ~~~~~~ Another week of Frugal Wins and Frugal Fails! This is the second week writing about frugal things and find it’s helping me keep me on track with my spending. More posts = more accountability! SIX FRUGAL WINS! I packed a lunch for…