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 [...]

Parenting Givers

Howdy Peeps! I've been thinking about what Martin Lewis said about people expecting too much and feeling pressured to spend too much at Christmas. We have always tried to show our daughter the value of giving...even if it's a token gift or handmade item; cost doesn't matter, thoughtfulness does. She knew from a very young [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]