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 [...]

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 [...]

Skin Product Review

Hello Peeps! We have interesting skin in this house. I have a teen with very sensitive skin and I have PCOS so my skin goes from teenage-acne to dry to goodness-knows-what depending on my hormones (Yay for being unbalanced). So we both struggle with toiletries but for different reasons. Santa brought the teenager several skin [...]

End of January

Hi-de-hi Peeps! January always seems long, but we're actually heading into the last week now. It's so much colder than it was at Christmas (still hoping for snow) so I'm stocking up the pantry just in case. (I jest, I needed to stock up after Christmas...we're lucky if we get one day of snow here!) [...]

Budget Tracking

It's Friday Peeps!! YAY! I think people need to do what works for them (because managing money is important) but there are some people who seem to make it overly complicated. So I thought I'd share what I do. I use my planner now, but until this year I did it with a calendar and [...]