Budgeting For Little Things

Morning Peeps! I am sat here with the tree lights flickering away and Wonderful Christmastime playing away, ❤ When I say 'little things' I don't mean the kids, I mean all those little bits that aren't food or gifts. While I'm talking Christmas, this principle should be applied to tour budget all the time. Things [...]

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Festive Round-Up

Howdy Festive Peeps! Christmas is a mere 5 weeks away!!! (Good excuse to watch Love Actually as that's the first date on screen....I digress.) In light of that rather exciting fact I thought I'd share a few festive ideas I've seen from other bloggers; some will be food and some won't so this isn't your [...]

Festive Food Planning and Budgeting

Afternoon Festive Peeps! Have you thought about your Christmas food yet? I know the supermarkets and local suppliers are advertising for orders. As part of my pre-Christmas spring clean I always clear out the pantry and defrost the freezer (no it doesn't do it itself, we bought that thing when we got married!) By doing [...]

How Do You Budget For Christmas?

Happy Wednesday Lovely Peeps! I'm going to talk about 3 of my favourite things; Christmas, Planning and Maths 🙂 (I guess that makes Christmas seem more appealing to most of you LOL...I'm a nerd and I own it!) Step 1: Start now- whether you're reading this in October or January, start ASAP to minimise the [...]

More Christmas Budgeting

Morning Peepy-Peeps ☺ I watched Martin Lewis' Christmas money show last night and it was brilliant! This is my 8th debt-free Christmas and I thought I knew all the tricks, but he gives some great advice and a beautiful speech about over-commercialization. Pay special attention to the Christmas crackers section too as there are some [...]

Planning Christmas (…or any other big celebration)

Howdy Peeps! We're down to double figures!! It's a mere 99 days until Christmas!! (YAY! 🙂 🙂 🙂 ) We've always been on a tight budget and a large circle of family and friends to visit and buy for, so we've got to be organised! I'm thinking Christmas, but these tips can be applied to [...]

And so it Begins…for Uni Students

Howdy Peeps! If you have recently installed a uni student in their new home (or are about to) then check out the sales on homewares and kitchen appliances! Both Sainsburys and Asda have got my attention with ads for these sales. It's a great way to get stuff they need (or buy spares for when [...]