Category Archives: Budgeting

Review: Jump Start Your Money Confidence by Penny Golightly

I wrote a while back about following Penny Golightly’s fab new book Jump Start Your Money Confidence and applying it to my daily life. Through one thing and another, it fell a bit by the wayside – ironically, what was … Continue reading

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Starting the New Year Off Well: Jump Start Your Money Confidence.

I have been following personal finance blogger Penny Golightly for quite a while now – I like her no-nonsense attitude to managing your money – and as she has published a new book to help you get to grips with … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Responsible Gambling

All of us have gambled at some point in time. Whether we went to a casino for a weekend or picked up a lottery ticket from the store when the jackpot reached six-figures, it doesn’t matter. It’s all considered gambling … Continue reading

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Meal Planning Monday – 9th September – #MealPlanningMonday

So finally after a long break I’m back on the Meal Planning wagon! Partly financial, partly to get a handle on life in general, I’m hoping to carry on for at least a few weeks… This week, we will be … Continue reading

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A Sweet Christmas Idea? A Review of TreatHim.com

My husband baffles me. In many ways which I won’t go into here, but mostly in terms of what gifts to get him, as he truly seems to be the man who has everything he wants. My enquiries as to … Continue reading

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Back to Frugality…

Back in January, I successfully took part in a ‘No Spend Challenge‘, aiming to spend only on essentials for the whole month. It was in an attempt to trim down and see where we were wasting money and could perhaps … Continue reading

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My Top Five Tips for Thrifty Households

I think this year I know more people who are tightening their belts and trying to make their income go further than ever before, and the Internet is a great place to grab some tips and some nifty tools to … Continue reading

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Meal Planning Monday – 6th February 2012 #MealPlanningMonday

Another week, another meal plan! This post is part of the Meal Planning Monday linky hosted by At Home with Mrs M, and this past week was not too back meal-plan wise. The only thing we didn’t have from last … Continue reading

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Adventures in Grocery Shopping #NoSpendChallenge

Now, I’m sure this is old hat for most of you, but I’ve recently stepped up my grocery shopping efforts to try and stretch our grocery budget as far as possible as part of a January No Spend Challenge. As … Continue reading

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Meal Planning Monday – 23rd January 2012 #MealPlanningMonday

This post is to join in with Meal Planning Monday, hosted by At Home with Mrs M and I have to confess that it’s a little cheat! I do my meal planning on a Thursday evening and shop on a … Continue reading

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