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


Thrifty Home : Upcycled Hot-Water Bottle Cover

Hello folks! It’s so good to finally be here with my first thrifty post – although Lucy is currently basking in hot weather heaven, anyone in the UK will know that it’s still freeeezing here, which is why I’m kicking … 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

DIY Chalkboard Paint Car

Thrifty Fun | DIY Chalkboard Paint Car Job

Yes! I said DIY Chalkboard Paint Car Job! It is possible to do a thrifty paint job on your own car, by hand, with all kinds of amazing paint. It was my bold sister-in-law Hania that took on this endeavour … read more