How to live the good life on a budget!

Gillian and Michelle love a bargain, and love to share what we find! We're busy finding useful interior design ideas, advice on frugal living and a whole lot more!

25 July 2016 ~ Comments Off on Neve Tzedek – The Upper Class Lady’s Paradise

Neve Tzedek – The Upper Class Lady’s Paradise

Neve Tzedek is a dream destination for the chic, modern woman. The main street, Shabazi and several others close by, are lined with everything you could dream about for the ultimate shopping excursion. If you’re looking to lunch with friends or even seeking a quiet moment alone, here are a handful of select coffee shops […]

24 April 2013 ~ 17 Comments

Stay in Sicily on a Budget

Italy is truely one of those places that everyone should visit, as least once. The cities of Rome, Venice, Florence are all beatiful, while Milan is also essential for fashion and design lovers, with its industrial urban charm. But to truely know the Italians, you must travel to the countryside. There’s you’ll find scenic beauty, […]

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15 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Give yourself a massive pay rise!

New Year is good time to think about how to boost your finances in the year ahead. Kara Gammell of the Telegraph has put together a list of potenial savings youu could make by paying off outstanding loans and credit as matter of priority. Well worth a read!

07 January 2013 ~ 6 Comments

Storing Holiday Decorations on a Budget

Holiday Storage

With the Christmas / Epiphany / Hanukkah / Thanksgiving / Kwanzaa / New Year’s season behind us, it’s that dreaded time to take down all those decorations. Whichever Winter festivity you choose, Apartment Therapy’s Guide to Holiday Decoration Storage is invaluable if you’re pulling out the battered old brown boxes again for the umpteenth year, […]

04 October 2012 ~ 3 Comments

Sweet Crib Candy

Crib Candy

If you’re on the hunt for snazzy bits ‘n’ bobs for the house, check out Crib Candy. Stuff is tagged for easy navigation, for example sofas, flooring, vintage to name but a few.  

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09 September 2012 ~ 85 Comments

Top 51 Kitchen Design Blogs

Remodeling your kitchen? Or maybe you are just a design fanatic and are always on the lookout for new ideas. Either way, you will appreciate these sites for their insight, innovation, and inspiration. The kitchen can be a magical space with the right ideas and a little knowhow. We tracked down the top 50 kitchen […]

22 August 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Virtual Tours for your website – how to spend less!

Virtual Tours for your website – how to spend less!

As you well know making more by spending less is what we help you do on this blog, and one of the greatest features of Vtility is exactly that! Vtility is a great online tool for creating online tours 100% free! So how can a virtual tour software be of help to you? First of all […]

06 August 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Travel Tips and More!

We at Less than a Dime love to travel. In fact, I’d go so far as to call ourselves ‘well travelled’! That’s why we’re including a travel section in the relaunched site. Please, send us your travel tips and experiences. Or if you’ve found a great travel resource online, tell us! For example, Michelle found […]

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01 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Site sections launched!

We’ve launched new sections covering interiors, garden, travel, clothes, cosmetics and beauty, the kitchen, the bathroom and children! And stand by while we add stories and reviews, and if you’d like to suggest a section, tell us in the comments.

29 July 2012 ~ 4 Comments

The New Black that Pays Back!

10 years ago people who adopted the frugal way of living were considered hippies or people committed to saving the environment, however since the double dip recession the majority of us now need to find new ways to save on our food bills. Although becoming green is an advantageous side effect to this new way […]