December Challenge – Write it all down

You may have seen from my Instagram account that this month I am writing down everything that is spent. My main reason for this is that there are a few areas in the budget that I feel is being spent on things that aren’t really needed and also our small buffer is now being used. […]

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Plan your year to save your wallet

Planning your year sounds like a huge chore and I won’t lie to you it does take a little bit of time to do; but what I can also say is since we have been doing it we certainly have less surprises and emergencies that attack our bank account. We can now also certainly say […]

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Budget Toddler Bedroom Makeover – Before and After (November Challenge)

I challenged myself this month to complete a Toddler Bedroom makeover on a budget. My budget was Β£269 which came from selling items we no longer used or needed. This month we are making over the girls bedroom, if you missed the last couple of weeks click on this links below: Week 1 Week 2 […]

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November Week 4

This month we are making over the girls bedroom, if you missed the last couple of weeks click on this links below: Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 This Week This week has been a bit of a slow week, not great as I now only have one week left. We had a very busy […]

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She turned 3

  Let me tell you about this little girl. She is my mini me, I used to always laugh at my husband and son as they are so a like but Isla could not be anymore me if she tried. That is obviously a good and bad thing as she has all the things I […]

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November Challenge – Week 3

This month we are making over the girls bedroom, if you missed the last couple of weeks click on this links below: Week 1 Week 2 This Week Last week I said that my main focus would be painting the colourful dots on to the wall and I have done the majority of them with […]

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Christmas Activities – Fill December with Festivities

Over the last couple of years we have made a huge deal out of advent calendars. I have made my own (thank you Pinterest) and they would consist of chocolates and an activity and the occasional extra small treat (e.g pot of play-dough or small car), not only has this been time-consuming for me but […]

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November Challenge – Week 2

This month we are making over the girls bedroom, if you missed week one click on this link below. Week 1 This Week I have been a lot busier with this room than I thought. We dismantled the old drawers and wardrobe to make room for the new one we brought from Ikea. This was […]

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7 ways to save on Christmas Presents

Christmas shopping for many is already underway, however it can become very overwhelming very fast if you blow your budget. My biggest piece of advice aside from the money saving tips below is, remember Christmas is not all about presents and if what you can afford this year is spending time your family they will […]

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November Challenge – Week 1

Last month saw me sell 21 items from around my home that we no longer use, to make a small amount of money for my November challenge. I do still have one item left on sale but so far my total isΒ Β£245 (after fees are taken).Β We did decide to use this money to pay for […]

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