Category Archives: Cheap Dates

A cheap(er) drunk

I indulge in wine now and then. It doesn’t hurt the bank balance too much since I’m a cheap drunk. Still, I’d rather spend less on something as intangible as champagne-induced fun. There are ways to cut down on the … Continue reading

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Frugal thrills: Christmas in Melbourne

Christmas may be an expensive time of year, but sometimes the best things Christmas presents in life are free: 1) The Big Sing Organised by the Gertrude Players, The Big Sing is the free alternative to Carols by Candlelight. Come and help … Continue reading

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Drinks on the house

While there’s nothing better for you and your budget than a glass of tap water*, your guests might not take too kindly to l’eau du robinet, even when it’s served in fancy glassware. Fortunately, there are ways to pimp up tap … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: ‘Not so perky?’ Part two of my search for single perks

Last week, I talked about minimising grooming and meeting people costs related to our search for Mr/Ms Right now. By the time you’ve done all of that and managed to meet someone you’d actually like to date, what happens next?

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GUEST POST: ‘Not so perky?’ Part one of my search for single perks

For the better part of a year I have been enjoying life as a swinging single, meeting loads of new people, and loving my life. Unfortunately my bank balance doesn’t feel the same. Turns out, being single is EXPENSIVE. I’m … Continue reading

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