Universal Credit..Part 1

Morning Peeps! Sorry I skived yesterday but I had some lovely young peeps to teach and went for lunch out with my mum and my closest friend for her birthday. So I told you the other day that we were claiming Universal Credit. I know there's a lot of controversy and confusion around them, so [...]

Dickens Overcomes A Bad Day

Howdy Peeps, Yesterday was pretty lousy. Quite a lot of silly little things, things you could shake off if they were fewer in number, seemed to come all at once. No major disaster or tragedy, just little annoyances. I started my annual reading of A Christmas Carol a few days ago and yesterday I got [...]

Parenting Advice

Morning Peeps! I've been watching old Supernanny episodes and found out something....she has a proper website. While I don't agree with absolutely everything she does, a lot of it is really good advice. Particularly a couple of stories on the website at the moment about stopping hitting and getting babies to sleep through. If you're [...]

Different Saving Styles

Morning Peeps! How Y'all doing? I think by now, most people will have figured out that we need to save money for Budget Busters and Planning Ahead. There are several ways to save and may different things to save for, so I thought I'd elaborate. Mr.B likes to micro-manage so he has accounts and saving jars for literally every [...]

A Bad Idea

Morning Peeps! I've been meaning to write this for a month or so, I am really scared and saddened: Since New Year I've seen several new adverts for Guarantor Loans, Payday Lenders and Hire-Purchase companies; while these are nothing new, it bothers me that they're getting smart. I think most of the population is now immune to [...]