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7 bills we have to pay!

Hi everyone, welcome to my blog. This week, I am talking about the 7 bills we have to pay, Christmas Countdown, my allotment diary and Hints and Tips on saving money.  7 bills we have to pay! 7 bills we have to pay are the following 7 standard priority bills...

Six pillars of money management

Six pillars of money management Hi everyone, welcome to my blog; this week, I’m talking about My six pillars of money management, Christmas Countdown, growing potatoes and credit cards. If there is anything else you would like to discuss, please let me know in...

My Christmas Countdown Challenge continues.

My Christmas Countdown Challenge continues. Hi everyone, welcome to my blog. This week I’m talking about our Christmas Countdown, store rewards and saving for an emergency.   If there is anything else you would like to discuss, please let me know in this...

It’s Pancake Day tomorrow.

It’s Pancake Day tomorrow Tomorrow is Pancake Day.   If you need a recipe, there is one on my Facebook page. I love my pancakes with Jam.  How do you like your Pancakes Lemon Juice and sugar maybe? Please pop over to my...

It’s Leek and Potato soup for lunch this week!

 It’s Leek and Potato soup for lunch this week! Hi everyone, welcome to my blog, this week I’m talking about our Christmas Countdown, homemade soup and switching utility bills. If there is anything else you would like to talk about, please let me know...

Christmas Count Down

Christmas Count down We’re still talking about saving up for Christmas. There are 46 weeks and 5 days until Christmas Day. If you decided to join me on my Christmas Countdown Challenge and save £20.00 a week, your total should be £80.00...

How I taught my child money management skills.

How I taught my child money management skills. When my child was younger, pre-COVID-19, they were always asking me for money —usually about £5.00 a day. Which was all adding up and becoming very expensive. How did I teach my child money management skills? Eventually,...

How I found my inspiration in the kitchen again

How I found my inspiration in the kitchen again In my last blog, I created a list that I thought may help you save money towards Christmas. I suggested one way to save money on your budget is to cook your meals.  Cooking your meals I’m not a cook, so...

It’s time to start creating your New Years budget

It’s time to start creating your New Years Budget As I look out the window at the trees outside and their bare branches.  I can’t help but think Winters here.  This is when I set my New Years Resolution now, and the 2021 budget is created. And I get to dream...

Financial Plan 2021

Financial Plan 2021 I hope you had a lovely Christmas and I wish you a very Happy New Year. I have called this blog Financial Plan 2021 because I find the best thing to do is start the New Year with a Financial Plan so you know where you’re going financially....

Wow it’s nearly Christmas

Wow it’s nearly Christmas, just two weeks to go It’s time for me to decorate the Tree. Plan the food and any last-minute spending. I love this season because I get to spend my money rather than count the pennies for a few days. I can do this because I have...

Self Care on a budget

Self Care on a budget I have an Allotment, which at the moment, looking out of my window into the dark and gloom, I miss. I love my allotment; it’s not expensive and provides me with a place of peace and solitude. So I get self-care on a budget. My allotment...

Why my spending diary is my day one

Why my spending diary is my day one Ssh, don’t tell anyone, but I’m a bit of a hoarder.   You know, Jam Jars, candles that I never light, chocolate bars in the salad box in the fridge and shopping receipts “Shopping receipts?” I hear you ask Yes, I keep all...

I may have inadvertently helped save the planet!

I may have inadvertently helped save the planet. How I hear you ask? Well, it all started with ordering a Take-Away.  We don’t have to Take Away often; we try to keep it as a treat. This particular night, hubby asks the question, “Fancy a Take-Away?”, “It will...

How’s your Bin Behaviour?

How’s your Bin Behaviour? I know, right? Bin Behaviour? “What’s that?” hear you ask? Keep reading to find out, it’s fascinating stuff! An interview with Psychologist Keeley Tavener of Key for Change.    I’ve always been...

When is saving not saving?

Coffee with a friend It was a warm summers day, and I had just managed to bag some real bargains. I met up with my dear friend for a coffee, she’s an Accountant, and I had saved a load of money.  That was bound to be a good thing, as I sat down, with my feet...