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Oily Rag - Cleaning up

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 2:06 pm | Oily Rag

We have had a big response to a question raised by JimO from Torbay who asked for help cleaning shower glass. More >>

Pets, honey, and lots of cleaners

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 3:05 pm | Oily Rag

This week we have more frugal tips and answers to questions from the oily rag community! More >>

Oily Rag - From dog fleas to frozen meals

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 3:26 pm | Oily Rag

We have received lots of new tips in recent weeks and answers to questions from readers. More >>

Oily Rag - Fruit, fried silver beet, power and more

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 2:50 pm | Oily Rag

This week the frugal living tips include a tasty sounding recipe for silver beet - which is in abundance at present, ways to make the most of in-season fruit, and there are a couple of questions from oily rag readers. More >>

High rise storage, chips, and pesky cats

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 4:32 pm | Oily Rag

"More oily rag mail!" said our postie as the latest bag-full of frugal tips was heaved into our letterbox. Here are some of the gems we discovered. More >>

Romance, checking the check-out, and woolly socks

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 3:16 pm | Oily Rag

When romance is in the air, P.B. from Auckland has this tip to keep wedding costs down. "When my husband and I were married 13 years ago, (2nd time round), when we sent out the invitations we put on the bottom BYO gents, ladies a plate (starter, ... More >>

Yum peaches!

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 12:15 pm | Oily Rag

An oily ragger from Northland has been in touch to say how much they are enjoying their oily rag orchard - their peach tree in particular. "It's a fairly young tree. Last year we picked a basket full but this year there is an absolute abundance. ... More >>

Oily Rag -From wedding dresses to tofu

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 12:21 pm | Oily Rag

This week we have interesting tips from far and near, from wedding dresses to tofu, along with a question about socks! More >>

Oily rag tips: From cleaners to duck eggs

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 10:55 am | Oily Rag

The mail bags are full again and the frugal community has some suggestions to last week’s questions. More >>

Oily Rag - mail and questions

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 12:32 pm | Oily Rag

The mail bags are full again. Here's a sample of the latest tips we have received and some questions for the frugal community. More >>

Fresh and frugal markets

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 4:29 pm | Oily Rag

It's been too long since we have reminded readers abut the pleasures of local markets. Spring seems like a great time of the year to do so - when fresh produce is abundant and cheap. More >>

Oily rag Q & A

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 1:06 pm | Oily Rag

The mail bags are bursting with ideas and questions so its time to dig in and see what tips and titbits lie in wait. More >>

Oily Rag: Spring clean attention

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 2:13 pm | Oily Rag

It's spring and soon to be summer so if you haven’t already done the annual spring clean, there is no time to lose. More >>

Oily Rag - Money matters

Monday, 20 October 2014, 3:42 pm | Oily Rag

It's money week so this week we are going to talk about rhubarb (just kidding)... we are going to talk about how to put more of your money into your pocket and less into someone else’s. More >>

Oily Rag - Dentures and kitchen tips

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 1:00 pm | Oily Rag

This week we have some replies to a reader’s question, and lots of yummy kitchen tips. More >>

Oily Rag - Your Mail

Friday, 26 September 2014, 1:02 pm | Oily Rag

The mail bags are full again, and now that its spring attention is turning to the garden. More >>

Oily Rag: A tree in every backyard

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 3:17 pm | Oily Rag

A couple of weeks ago TV One's Seven Sharp did a news story about free fruit. With "free" in the subject line, those frugally inclined are likely to remember it. It was about a very nice "mad fruit lady" from Auckland who drives ... More >>

Oily Rag - Going bananas

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 2:30 pm | Oily Rag

Last week we sent out an SOS to the frugal community on behalf of Ruth from Taumarunui and Shelley from Kerikeri, who had asked about the best (that is the best value) place to buying essential oils. More >>

Oily Rag Party Manifesto

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 11:58 am | Oily Rag

Hoardings have appeared in pastures like spring mushrooms, spending promises and dirty politics fill the air, politicians are making their three-yearly visit to our door to say they are listening instead of saying we should listen - it must be election ... More >>

Oily Rag - Our high five tips

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 12:29 pm | Oily Rag

A reader has asked for a quick summary of some quick and easy ways to save money so we have put together our "top five" money saving tips in some money hungry areas. More >>



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