NNNY-Day 28: debate between ebook and my books

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

If this was an experiment in frugality, I might be inclined to say that e-books should go into the ‘non-exempt’ category’ however, since NNNY isn’t about money, but…

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NNNY – Day 26: Buying Stock in Rock

Monday, January 27, 2014

Australia Day – Normally, the only thing I’d buy today would be beer and meat pies, but thanks to the awesomeness of Kathy McCabe, Mr Mox Nix and…

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NNNY-Day 19: ‘Costcology’, otherwise known as Bulk Buy Madness

Monday, January 20, 2014
Because a girl can never have enough boots

Sucked in! Even knowing the tactics of  bulk buy stores, I still manage to walk out with heaps of items I can’t seem to get enough of or…

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NNNY – Day 17: Music at last

Friday, January 17, 2014

It’s been nearly four years since we’ve had any sort of music in our car. When the basic tape-deck stereo (yep, you heard that right: cassette tape) petered…

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NNNY – Day 12: The price of silence

Sunday, January 12, 2014
Cone of Silence

Air conditioning and wi-fi: the two main reasons I’ve temporarily set-up office at the local library. With the heat wave we’ve been having here in Sydney, I could…

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NNNY – Day 10: The economics of DIY

Friday, January 10, 2014

It doesn’t takes a shrink to explain the satisfaction (and relief) that comes from gutting and renovating a house. Since we were working off a shoe-string budget we…

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NNNY – Day 8: After-after-Christmas sales

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
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That’s pretty much verbatim what my brain is saying as I walk past the seductive site of…. purple Christmas plates?! Seriously? The little happy synapses upstairs are getting…

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NNNY – Day 7: the weighty matter of getting rid of a heavy tv

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Over the weekend, we managed to sell our old tv and sound system on eBay. Since it was from 2004 we doubted it would sell, considering last year…

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NNNY – Day 4: The “friends” exemption?

Sunday, January 5, 2014
The culprits: Viv and Asma

I’m of two minds on how I should approach purchases when around friends:

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NNNY – Day 3: Patriotic marketing

Friday, January 3, 2014

Not sure which category today’s semi-necessary purchase falls under. Technically, I needed paper towels. Normally I’d go for the least expensive product, but today I was definitely swayed…

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