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 is £245 (after fees are taken). We did decide to use this money to pay for […]

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Toddler Gift Ideas

Over the next two months in our house we have two toddlers birthdays and Christmas. The eldest toddler (my second child) who is turning three has requested two items a sparkly dress and a pink scooter, my youngest who is turning two I am not sure really cares if she gets a present as her […]

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Me and Mine – October

I have enjoyed the family photo projects by the Dear Beautiful blog for some time now. I have decided to take part as a reminder of why we live on a budget, why we are frugal and why we are trying to live as simply as possible. I thought it would also capture a snippet […]

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October Challenge – Sell Everything – Week 4

If you have missed the start of my October Challenge click on the links below: Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 I have got everything on to Ebay now, slightly slower than I should have so I do still have four items left to sell but this won’t stop me with November’s challenge […]

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