My New Do....
Posted February 28th, 2011 by
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Who else is melancholy today?
Pasta with crunchy potato cubes, pesto and parmesan....
Fresh and tasty Malaysian Pineapple Salad...
Really easy Gnocchi...and delicious made Gluten Free too...
Barramundi Spring Rolls make a filet-o-fish go a long way...
Lunch box cakes...Spiced Honey Cake...
Best ever Christmas stuffing...
Champagne marinated, avocado stuffed Chicken Legs...
Sweet potato bake with roasted marshmallows...bizarrely scrumptious!
Give a bouquet of greenery...just as pretty as flowers..
An extravagantly decorated table, saves on food that goes to waste!
Flavoured sweet butters...great for Christmas pancakes...and easy gift in a jar..
Try a new ingredient...Cajun Spice...
Invent your own No Bake Slice...
Try a new ingredient...Haloumi...Christmas Brekky idea
Home made Cornettos...-55c each and yummy!
How to stock an emergency pantry without stretching a tight budget...
Try a new ingredient.....Capers...Spiral Pasta with Salmon and Capers
Jewelled Eton Mess in a Cone...nice, easy, truly awesome dessert.
Light and Modern Sweet n Sour Pork Stir Fry in a tangy broth
Gift or Scented storage idea..Holiday snap linen sachets...
Refrigerator Apple Crumble Pies....very yummy no bake dessert
Quick and easy Veal Scallopini (veal in mushroom sauce)
Mimi's Mums Tuckshop Melt and Mix Chocolate Slice...
Mimi's Mums Curried Eggs over Rice
Mimi's Mum's Slow Cooker Bombay Curry...
Slow Cooker Shredded Lemon Chicken
Dutch Butter Cake...great for Fathers Day...4 ingredients
Chocolate Rosewater Sandwich Cookies
Potato Topped Seafood Pie...
I'm sorry about this really easy Fudgy Salted Caramel Yoghurt Parfait....
Easy peasy oven baked French stick Pizza Subs
Comfort food....Chorizo and potatoes in the microwave
Comfort food...Braised pork ribs with lentils
Green pea and rocket soup...dinner under 30 minutes.
Comfort food....Cream of Winter Vegetable Soup...no cream
Comfort food....Nanna's Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
Gingerbread cookies...not just for Christmas :)
Home made Toasted Coconut Marshmallows
Mimi's Poached Chicken, Citrus Dukkah, and Bar Room Coleslaw + Home made Danish
Mimi's Home Made Custard
Chicken,Camembert and Cranberry Bon-Bons
Silverbeet Coconut Curry...grow your own and eat for almost free!
Creamy Egg Spread...makes a couple of eggs go a long way :)
Upside Down Lime Saffron Polenta Cake...it's pretty fabulous!
Harira...a Middle Eastern Soup perfect for Winter!
Surviving the Winter Hungries without becoming a Hippo by Spring!
Freshest ever Spaghetti Bolognaise...yummier than sauce out of a jar.
Tough Times Meal Ingredients #2...Meat tenderizers
Lamb meatballs with herbed Quinoa and home made Moroccan seasoning...yummy, healthy...
Playing Coles at their own game....and winning...
What's in the box....decluttering the pantry!
Tough Times Meal Ingredients #1
What do you consider essential in a tough times pantry?
Frugal Fridays....what did you do that saved you money this week?
Tacos with a difference.
Baked Ricotta feeds us for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
These glass igloos in Lapland are amazing!
Creamy Cherry Ripe Fudge...
What is on your list of things NOT to do, that contributes to your quality of life...
Comfort food....Microwave eggs in potato nests...
Nude Baked Beans...
The Broke and Busy persons wedding cake....
Fancy Schmancy Healthy Fruit Infused Water...
What value do you place on sentiment...
Frugal Fridays and Fillet-o-Fish....what did you do that saved you money this week?
5 minute Nicoise Salad
Roasted vegetable salad with spicy sausage and honey mustard dressing
My Imperfect Insourcing....celebration cakes....
Yummy Chicken Ragout....two meals from one.
Old fashioned, super easy Vanilla Custard Slice
A year of simple daily pleasures 2015
My #1 tip for 2015...stop outsourcing your life!
Mango Sweet Chilli Turkey Breast
Mimi's Chocolate Granola Clusters...easy gift or holiday snack
Proud Mum Moment...a Mockingjay cake for a Hunger Games Fan
Mimi's Christmas Day Menu 2014...gluten free too :)
Really easy DIY Indoor Snowball Fight Kits...cheap, fun gift :)
Simple, elegant gift wrapping for 50c!
It wouldn't be Christmas without....
DIY 3 ingredient Caramel Sauce...great easy gift or yummy pantry item
What makes you feel rich?
Assista Sista....helping victims of domestic violence...
Mimi's Fresh and Delicious Thai Beef and Noodle Salad...
Christmas wrapping ideas...It's all in the packaging
Home made After Dinner Mints or Flavoured Choc Thins...easy peasy
Hasselback Roasted Beetroot with Lemon Feta and Chives...really easy light lunch or Christmas Entree
Salted Caramel and Ginger Chicken Thigh Cutlets
A bit of silk and thread = pretty gifts...
My best ever home facial...cost nil...feel good factor....priceless.
Mimi's Lantern Bouquets....gorgeous gift or centrepiece for under $20
Pearlised Butter Cookies for eating or gifting :)
Creating memories this Christmas....my low key Christmas 2014
Mimis own 'Aged' Sticky Balsamic Dressing...gourmet gift
Mimi's Posh Bubble & Squeak
The saga of the $28 strawberry, and Mimi's Moroccan Spaghetti
Mimi's Vanilla Panna Cotta with home made Chocolate Sauce
Mimi's Spaghetti Pie. Cheap n' easy.
Pineapple and Fennel Pickles and Sumac Chicken Skewers
Mimi's Baked Sticky Sesame Chicken - 5 minutes prep, 1 hour in the oven, done!
Little luxuries can save money AND make money :)
Mimi's Cheeseburger-ish Rissoles
Mimi's Golden Honey Mustard Sauce
One cake tin = happy memories and money in the bank
Home made herbed cream cheese from Yoghurt
Mimi's Protein Balls
Herby Garlickey Yummy Turkey Mince Meatballs...scrumptious hot or cold.
Pantry + Garden = Yum....Community Huevos Rancheros (Baked eggs with spicy tomato sauce)
Mimi's Frugal Pineapple Skin Syrup for baking, liqueurs, ice blocks or cordial
Peasant food...Pantry + Garden = yum....French Onion Soup
Peasant food inspiration for frugal meals. Pantry + Garden=Yum!
Mimi's Rustic Roast Lamb Pies (can be gluten free too!)
Mimi's Meat and Three Veg Crepe Lasagna
Food Nostalgia Week these school holidays!
Mimi's Cheaty Pad Thai style dinner
When the budget is tight, the Pharmacist is your friend :)
Nifty One Fifty..powering through the days chores in 2 1/2 hours!
Button/Stone/Boiled Egg Soup....a lesson in making do :)
Power Cooking and ten things to make with Flour and Eggs + simple ingredients
Dyeing and altering revitalises just about anything for next to nothing!
Power Cooking...Teabread three ways...Banana, Pear & Craisin, Marmalade & Earl Grey
Garden and landscaping plants that have the potential to earn you $$$
Nanna's European (IKEA) style meatballs in creamy sauce with buttered noodles
Red Bean Garlic Butter Kievs....very yummy and frugal to boot :)
Budget busting meals...Cauliflower Potato Curry
Taking control of our own budget so THAT budget won't matter so much.
How did you celebrate Mothers Day?
Dyeing techniques that use plants, seeds, leaves, nuts, and a hammer!
Berry and Nutella Baked French Toast...Mothers Day Breakfast anyone?
Home made burgers....how many variations can we list?
The Pros and Cons of favourite SS ideas
How to give your kids a private school style education at a state school :)
Making the most of meat...Lamb Shank Korma to Spicy Lamb and Bean Soup
Cheesy Bacon, Tomato and Egg Bake for Breakfast and a reflection on ANZAC day.
Pork, Veal and Chicken Terrine..mouthwatering meatloaf to serve hot or cold
Easter Freckles...cheap, cute, colourful and done in under 15 minutes
15 minute Luxury Brownie Bites for Gift Giving...pretty and pretty awesome tasting too!
No $, no time, need to look great? $18 fake ponytail gives you instant groomed glamour!
How much do you pay per bag of groceries and how many bags do you end up with?
Extreme Meals from Nothing...Stuffed Golden Crispy Chicken Skin Parcels
Stovetop/Slow Cooker Teriyaki Corned Beef with Sweet Soy Rice
Low GI Sweet Vanilla Chia Seed Breakfast
Lettuce Sushi for an easy yummy lunch!
Cinnamon Apple Fritters..when the fridge is bare and the apples are scary!
Wardrobe Survival Skills .... making vintage style clothing for my daughter :)
Mimi's Golden Syrup Tart for sufferers of Cafe` Avoidance Syndrome
Roasted Pumpkin, Bacon and Onion Microwaved Risotto...when the fridge is bare...
My Peppa Pig cake and other cake making adventures.
Petit Fours....little bite sized cakes...morsels of more-ish.
Hand dyed muslin roses for Valentines Day :)
Budget friendly Thai Fish Cakes with Dipping Sauce
One Chicken, Many Meals....Mimis' way
Creamy Fruit Ice Blocks...with Vegan/Dairy Free/Sugar Free Variation
Turkish no-cheese Pizzas (Lamuchun). Easy, fresh tasting and delish.
Frangipani Pie...Mums special recipe and a family favourite
10 retro ideas from my childhood that make good modern day SS sense
Wind down with Herbal Iced Teas
Christmas 2014...start now for this December and save big dollars.
Golden Dream (Vanilla + Orange) Cheesecake
Jungle Fever Ice Blocks
Christmas Dessert and six gifts in 15 minutes...forgotten someone? No time, no cash? Here's help.
Who knew? High end Designer Copycats of SS gift ideas.
Aussie Nectarine and Craisin Christmas Cake
$7 on Baby Wipes and Mr Muscle saves $200 on cleaning
My low key Christmas 2013
After Dinner Mint Liqueur...$20 for six bottles...under 20 minutes to make!
Easy peasy snow cones and slushies!
Super cute marshmallow Christmas Trees...inexpensive stocking stuffer treat.
Caramel Maple Fudge Wedges with Anzac Crumble topping...easy!
Luxury gold leafed and embellished Coconut Ice...Christmas or anytime treat!
$50 loo seat and a proper clean and tidy up saves over $1000 in renovations
Treat night...Black Forest Trifle...
So Halloweens nearly here...how about some Mock Brains for dinner?
Mimi's Bircher Muesli
Creamy custard with baked meringue topping...no pastry...easy peasy!
Baked Summer Garden Casserole..no egg, vegan, gluten free, scrumptious.
Living a life of luxury for free....
Scrummy Quinoa Salad...really easy, delish, vegan friendly, gluten free
Kitchen Survival Skills....Under $2 Crepe Cake Stack with Lemony Sugar
Kitchen Survival Skills - Panzanella Salad...stale bread, tomatoes...yum...really!
Wardrobe Survival Skills from scratch...Making lingerie
Kitchen Survival Skills...Budget Biryani with Raw Chutney and Apple Raita
Kitchen Survival Skills...Chicken Caesar-Like Salad
No Pain, No Gain Frugality
Kitchen survival skills....cheapskates fried rice to feed six
Bargain wedding gown to fab formal dress. Is it possible?
Life Changing Bread...I'll let you know if it changes my life!
Kitchen Survival Skills - Creamy Scrambled Eggs, no fat, no fuss
Kitchen survival skills for teens....Carbonara Noodles
Using essential oils for skin care, gifts, and aromatherapy
Chilli Con Carne...make it light and fresh with greens from the garden
Teaching kitchen survival skills to teens and inexperienced cooks
Aloe Vera Gel makes the best Makeup primer ever!
Ancient Beauty Secrets..."Queen of Hungary Water" Skin Toner
Cauliflower and Rice Slice with Peas and Cheese
So that's Karma....
Staying positive in tough times...
The Devil on my Shoulder
Copycat Palmers Body Butter
The great mysteries of life...can you add some?
An interesting idea...can you manage your higher needs if your basic ones are not met?
Double up on meals, desserts and snacks with clever use of ready made ingredients
The Tim Tam Cake, Fruit Tingle Macarons, and other things I should never eat....
Super super cheap packaging supplies for art and craft, and gift wrapping
Random acts of kindness and volunteering...Cheap as Chips Chickenless Chicken Soup
Random Acts of Kindness and Volunteering....One hand muffin pan treats
Stupid fashion advice...
Today I'll be happy if....
Random Acts of Kindness and Volunteering....Comfort Baskets
Random acts of kindness..Glazed Orange and Carrot Muffins to give away or keep!
Career planning...where will the jobs be in 10 years?
Campfire food...Choc marshmallow popcorn balls...yummm!
Campfire food...Easiest ever dinner! Pasta and tasty herbed veg in foil parcels.
Campire food...Raspberry Meringue Apricot Parcels
A hug for all the Motherless Daughters and Sons today...
What are your children learning by imitation?
Do you do The Friendly Driver Wave?
We're Glamping (camping in style)...who wants to join us?
Chocolatier Style White Hot Chocolate
Something exquisite every day
Vegan Rocket, Basil and Toasted Almond Rice Paper Rolls with dipping sauce
Write a Haiku Poem as a gift...
Low Fat Vegan Potato and Pea Curry made with soy milk and spices...yummy!
Do you shop on price, origin of ingredients, dietary restrictions, seasonal variations or other?
30 day Vegan challenge. Support appreciated!
Apple Tray Bake...inexpensive, easy and yummy.
A new kind of exercise...
Soft-as-a-Cherubs-Cheek Lush-a-Like Face Scrub...
Six Degrees of Separation...who do you 'almost' know?
Make your own 100% natural Facial Serum for mere cents..
French Milled Soaps with Milk and Macadamia Oil
Dinner tonight...Budget Busting Baked Tomatoes stuffed with crispy bread cubes and bacon...yum!
Daisy Cake...rich orange cake with macaroon topping..yum!
Slow Braised Ham Hock with lightly steamed veges..easy, inexpensive, delicious!
Delectable Orange and Coconut Cake
Sticky Date Hot Cross Muffins...yum!
Paupers Ploughmans Lunch
Cute no choc Easter Gift...eggshell seedlings...easy!
Make your own Lush-Style Scented Lotion Bars
Sweet and simple gifts using Macadamia Oil :)
Home made SS Macadamia oil shampoo and conditioner = soft shiny hair!
My Valentines Day menu...Please share yours.
Rock Cakes...Cheap and Cheerful lunch box addition.
Layered Mexican Salad with Cheesy Polenta Dumplings
Little treats for less...Aromatic Herby Cheese Spread...low fat too!
Budget busting egg free pancakes :)
Upgrade the ordinary to spesh...Smoked Salmon Impossible Pie
Ello Salad. Also known as Leafy stuff with leftovers!
Baked Cereal Milk Bread & Butter Pudd with Creamy Cinnamon Yoghurt
Barbecue Ready Stuffed Marshmallow Aliens...invading your home soon!
Thoughts and help for those facing challenges this Christmas
Inexpensive Christmas decorations and stocking stuffers make for happy memories.
Simple Paella and even Simpler Sangria.
GFC...no, not that one...Ginger Fried Chicken!
Panforte or Sienna Slice...either way it's delectable and giftable!
Healthy Banana Splits...just for fun.
Nude food...Dates filled with Blueberry Rosewater Cheesecake
Just because you buy it, doesn't mean you'll use it!
Make Christmas ornaments from pressed leaves and candle wax..pretty!
No cost gift...a letter from the heart.
Nude food...Dessert Sushi with dipping sauce
Nude food...Baked Field Mushrooms
Nude food...Chilled Confetti Rice with Warmed Salmon, Greens and Honey Mustard dressing
Happy Hamper Giving...Simmer Scents
Happy Hamper Giving...Grinder salts infused with herbs and spices..pretty and pretty yummy too.
Happy Hamper Giving...Watermelon, Strawberry and Lime Jam.
Happy Hampers...DIY Gourmet teas and coffees. Too easy!
Happy Hamper Giving...tips and hints and Pink Rhubarb Relish..
Beet, Bocconcini and Mint Salad...yummmm...
Yummy, Refreshing DIY Minty Tea!
Reverse Beef Bundles...little meat, lotsa veg...yum!
Test for Matt Lippey
Moroccan Spaghetti and other berry funny musings.
Dinner by Twilight...Posh Picnics.
Oh No! It's nearly Christmas and I haven't done a thing!
Moist and yum Coffee Cake
Comfort by Candlelight...lush Winter desserts
More on Dinner by Candlelight...
So...here's me...post if you dare...
Dinner by candlelight...not just for romantics!
Double dinners...triple if you're game!
Mimi's Home Made Sweet Chilli Sauce and ways to use it!
Posh Pate`...my favourite -50c Indulgence!
Playing nice in the real world or how loyalty and integrity saves me money!
Pan Fried Peppered Feta with Roasted Pumpkin and Onion Confit
My Gift Stash...Magic Potions for Girls...
Easy 5 minute home made hand cream...
$21 Challenge chicken soup
My New Do....
Girlie Gift for next to nix....
No spend challenge? But it's my birthday!
Wishing I was fishing...
A Very Savings Christmas...ready to go Santa!
A Tray of Bliss
A Very Savings Christmas Week 6..ta-da! Limoncello!
Calm Home=Calm Life
A Very Savings Christmas Week 4...Limoncello Gifts Day Seven, Summer Lemon Cordial and a spot of kni
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Limoncello gifts Day One
A Very Savings Christmas Week Two..Apples and Frills.
A very Savings Christmas Week One..Notepads and Vodka
A Very Savings Christmas 2
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If I were a Pollie...and you were disabled...
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Peace be with me...Please!
Slow Down...I want to get off!
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