10 Ways to Reduce Your Food Bill.

I’ve put together 10 simple ways to cut down on your food shopping bill that everyone can do. Even if you just implement one or two of these and save a fiver a week that’s more than £250 over the course of the year! You can find my eBook 50 Ways to Slash Your Supermarket Spending here. 1 Meal…

Unicorn Bark, Dance Moms & Winter Thermals #LittleLoves 

I’m feeling sorry for myself this week, I’ve had this cough for weeks and it’s driving me crazy. Why is it always worse at night! On the bright side I’ve had a super productive week; finally finished my tax return (nothing like cutting it fine!), got on top of the appointments I’ve needed to make and listed some more bits on eBay. All the…

Why I Can’t Say No To My Toddler!

I have a real hard time saying no to my son. I know I need to put my foot down a bit more and his dad always reminds me it’s in his best interest to hear no sometimes but it’s my biggest weakness. Just look at that face. If I let him have a biscuit I’ll get…

Big Brother, Matched Betting & Elmer #LittleLoves

I’ve been counting down the days til the weekend this week as I’m really looking forward to spending a few days at my mum’s . We’ve had a breakthrough with M and he’s been a delight but I won’t count my chickens just yet. Here’s what we’ve been loving this week.. It comes to something…

10 Ways to Make Money Without Leaving Your Sofa.

Most of us are probably up for earning a bit of extra money, so I’ve come up with a guide to help you on your way, without even having to leave the sofa! Why don’t you have a go and see if they work for you? 1. eBay. One of the easiest ways to earn…

Not so Blue Monday.

Yesterday was officially known as the most depressing day of the year, or ‘Blue Monday’. Most of us have probably failed our New Years Resolution by now (read why I never bothered making one in the first place).  It’s freezing, we’ve fallen off the diet wagon and got mothballs in our purses.  I was pretty much…

How to Get Free Chocolate..and Other Goodies! 

Who doesn’t love free stuff? Especially free chocolate! The Shopmium app, available for android and iOS, allows you to earn cash back on your purchases. Just use the app to find a product that you like and head to a participating store to make your purchase. Then, scan the barcode, take a photo of the…

How I Deal With My Emotional Toddler. 

It’s always difficult to admit when we’re having trouble with M, which feels like most of the time at the moment. He’s so so emotional, says no and fights us about everything and even when he’s in a good mood it feels like we’re walking on eggshells incase we say something wrong and lose him again. The…

Life Changing.

Over New Year I’ve been thinking a lot about what I need to do to be happier going forward; it’s the best time for reflection, to realise what’s working for me and what’s not. I’ve been blaming myself and feeling quite guilty that I haven’t seen some friends in such a long time but I’ve…

KonMari – The Life-Changing Art of Tidying Up

If you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t heard of KonMari, which I hadn’t until very recently, I’ll explain.. The KonMari method is the ‘life-changing method of tidying up’ by ‘decluttering queen’ Marie Kondo. Her theory is that it’s not enough to simply tidy things away, that only creates the illusion that your space is tidy. It’s about…

Stay at Home Mum.

At the end of last year I finally took the plunge and quit my job that I’d had for the past five years. Although I had nothing else to go into, I was coming home in tears every day and I simply couldn’t do it any more; I was snappy and miserable and fortunately we’re comfortable financially meaning…