When Did I Get This Old?

Morning Peeps! 👋 I was having a lovely chat with the teenager this morning when I realised that these 'normal' conversations mean I'm really old! (Okay, I'm not because I was young when I had her, but I feel very old!) Our daily conversation involves her college application/university choices, course she'll be doing this time [...]

Back To School (Universal)

Hey Peeps! Thought I'd share my list of back to school essentials for any age group, whether you've got a kid starting school or are in Adult/Higher Education...or anywhere in between, these will work: Pencils. Let's start with the obvious: Mechanical or not, get several and buy either ones with eraser tops or buy separate [...]

Back to School stuff

Hi-de-hi peeps. Are you bank holiday sale shopping? Now is a great time to pick up some bargains for back to school. Generic clothes and such are on sale, particularly in the supermarkets. Even our little sainsbury's has some vests, pinafore dresses and undies available. They also have a load of stationery and drinks bottles [...]

Summer Holiday Budgeting

Morning Peeps! So it's the summer holidays (apparently... too wet here to tell!) and there are things to do and buy, places to go and people to see. So how do you do that on a budget? The simple answer is planning. I plan for one treat and one sensible thing each week. With a [...]

A Random Sunday

Howdy Peeps! We skived off yesterday to have a family day...so there was no blog, sorry. We had a great time! Went shopping, ate out and had a decent walk. We were going to go to the cinema but it was a bit warm for that yesterday afternoon- wanted to get out in the lovely [...]

College/Uni Planning

Howdy Peeps! Are you or someone you know off to further education after the summer? I'm sure you've heard me rave about Cheap Crafty Girl before (if not, you will) as I love her YouTube videos. I found her originally because she does amazing planner spreads, but she also does haul videos. Well her daughter [...]