Thrifty Logic

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Thrifty Logic: How to buy a forest

Funnily enough, despite living quite rurally here in NZ one of things I miss the most from London are the little trips to our tiny local woods we used to take. Perhaps it was the sheer contrast of living on … read more

Thrifty Beauty

Homemade Thrifty Gifts: Lavender Sugar Scrub

Thrifty Beauty: DIY Fresh Flower Body Scrub

The winds have changed. Have you noticed? Instead of “Himalayan Salt Body Scrubs” it is now all about “Sugar Scrubs” BIG!!! Never one to sit behind the eight ball…. (I am fairly sure that is a phrase that means not … read more

Thrifty Food

Thrifty easy thai fish cakes from leftover mash potato

Thrifty Food: Easy & Tasty Thai Fish Cakes

It’s always going to be food that gets me excited about posting, after it has been a while. We made these tonight with our leftover mash potato from yesterday – er, my days, they were DELECTABLE! Fluffy and light. And … read more

Thrifty Home

Gold Dipped Natural Ornaments

Thrifty Home: Gold Dipped Natural Ornaments

My parents are not really crafty folk. Artistic and creative yes, but not really macaroni and loo roll crafty, if you know what I mean. But every Christmas we would collect pine cones and spray them gold. Without fail. It … read more

Thrifty News


Thrifty News | A big announcement (and a small anniversary)

WONDERTHRIFT was launched one year ago today! I hit the floor running, posting almost everyday for about three months… And then I moved into a yurt without Internet and doing a blog post everyday was way beyond the realms of … read more

Thrifty Fun

Thrifty Fun: An epic, free activity for the whole family

Sometimes something comes along that is so BASIC that I find it hard to figure out why it isn’t more of A Thing, y’know? Picture the scene. unny, a bit windy, a bit chilly, not swimming weather but definitely outside … read more