Soup for Vinnie’s soup van

Vinnies (St Vincent De Paul Society) is a charity and they operate op shops as well as free food for those that cannot afford it. Vinnie’s soup vans have been around for a while and they have been serving the Fitzroy and Collingwood areas. They are a charity that feeds the homeless and every winterContinue reading “Soup for Vinnie’s soup van”


Dry shampoo in times of need

It is the season of the Coronavirus and shelves at the supermarket are empty each day or you may be in a lockdown. So dry shampoo might be your best friend. Dry shampoo is just a spray on one. Also people have just lost their jobs so saving water and money might be the wayContinue reading “Dry shampoo in times of need”

Live below the Line Challenge

We wanted to do this Live below the Line challenge this year because of the Coronavirus pandemic and the fact that most people have lost their jobs. The foodbanks are pretty darn busy and are trying to ask for your support during these trying times. As health bloggers we don’t just deal with weight lossContinue reading “Live below the Line Challenge”

What we can do to prevent the Great Depression

The Great Depression was a time where people lost their jobs and money was very tight. It affected everyone in the world. Here the Covid is similar. Already many of the shops and non essential businesses are closed. KMART and Aussie Disposals are next in the firing line. I was reading an article by SmallContinue reading “What we can do to prevent the Great Depression”

Why donating to the Salvos this year is important

We have set up online donation page at everydayhero. This year more than ever the Salvos are busy with the fallout of the Coronavirus and bushfires. Even though the bushfires are long gone, people need money to rebuild their lives. Due to the Coronavirus things are becoming more and more expensive and harder to comeContinue reading “Why donating to the Salvos this year is important”

What snacks to have at the footy that won’t break the bank balance.

Buying food and water at the match is expensive let along the long queues at the food stalls. Water is about $5 there and soft drinks are about $4.50. Bring your own water in your reusable bottle. It will save the environment.  Instead of soft drink have your lift off drinks as they have aContinue reading “What snacks to have at the footy that won’t break the bank balance.”

The South Melbourne Grocer

The South Melbourne Grocer is at South Melbourne Market. This grocer sells most of the things that other stores cannot sell for lower prices. I love coming here for snacks and drinks. This is good as we always talk about giving food a second life and not wasting it. These days South Melbourne has aContinue reading “The South Melbourne Grocer”


This is a cheap supermarket chain which is all over Melbourne and Australia. Hailed from Germany this is not a self service supermarket. This is good as it gives people a job. These supermarkets are huge and they also have homewares and clothing as well as food. One time I bought a coffee machine fromContinue reading “Aldi”

How to earn some extra money for 2020 Christmas season

We talk about earning extra money as people always look for ways to earn extra money in time for Christmas on Google. So many people are getting into debt this holiday season due to all the gifts and things that they have bought. Most people use their credit cards to buy purchases not realizing thatContinue reading “How to earn some extra money for 2020 Christmas season”

Stationery bikes vs Spin bikes

We talk about the different bikes here! It is coming close to Christmas and many people after Christmas are looking to lose the weight. Most people may not want to spend on a gym membership.So which would you buy? Price The spin bikes cost about $300-$1400 depending on which brand you want. But do shopContinue reading “Stationery bikes vs Spin bikes”

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