An Interesting Month

Happy All Saints Day Peeps! It's November 😱 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qy4BGRAwCfg Always makes me laugh...although I can't compute not feeling Christmassy! Strange as it may seem it is actually November. November's a big month for us in lots of ways, not least our daughter's mock exams! Despite the stress she's under, she went into school telling her [...]

Happy All Hallows Eve

Afternoon Peeps! It's Halloween and that means different things to different people. I don't celebrate it for religious reasons, but wish those who do a safe and happy one. More and more people here are choosing not to because there has been a rise over the last couple of years in the number of idiots [...]

An Autumn Day

Howdy Peeps! The day started with germs and hailstorms, but got better as the morning went on. I've done lots of cleaning and sorting and holiday prep today. Also, Mr.B is home so we've been tackling a load of paperwork and renewals for bill contracts (that'll be a whole different blog!)...boring but productive. The teenager [...]

A Bit of Light Reading

Howdy Peeps! Firstly, it's 3 months til Christmas!!!! Secondly, the weather is pretty lousy today, so stay safe if you're travelling about! Yesterday was full of work and reading. I had paperwork to read through and a uni book to make notes on. If you are interested in the education system or how to support [...]

It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life…

...and I'm feeling good! 😊 Yo peeps! It's Monday and the new routine begins now. Weight update: I've put on 3lb (if you've seen my Instagram feed you'll know why)... oops. So this morning I've started my LWR videos again (so I'm a bit stiff sat here, but I did it). I also set my [...]

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 [...]