After a recent conversation with a friend, I was shocked to find out that she was spending approximately £100 a week on her food shop. That’s £400 a month, or £4,800 a year! My weekly food shop for Mike and I is about £30. Which works out £120 a month, or £1,440 a year. Meaning … More How To Save Money On Your Food Shop
Week one of my pocket money month recap: So if you have not read my first post about my pocket month challenge, please read the first post here. In that post I shared how I came up with the idea for a pocket money month, and what exactly the plan is! So one week in, how … More Pocket Money Month: Week 1 recap
So April proved itself to be a far from perfect month, spending wise. I spent money on a few too many treats for myself and in all just was rather irresponsible for my money. When I sat to think about the money I had spent on myself ‘willy-nilly’ throughout the month, I thought back to … More My Pocket Money Month
I have a real inner conflict with myself. One side of my brain really wants to save all of the money that I possibly can to save for my future and to create a life with as little financial stress as possible. But the other side is too busy spinning round in circles and finger … More Buyer’s Remorse and How to Avoid it
Minimalism is a concept I’ve been flirting with for about 6 months now. It’s a nice feeling to know that you are not overburdened by stuff. Stuff that you do not need and only makes your life more stressful. Stuff that: You waste money on. Takes up space in your home. You have to clean. … More Conscious Purchasing
Since I moved out from home almost 3 months ago now, I’ve been on a real learning journey on saving money and budgeting. It’s completely changed how I look at spending and has made me far smarter with budgeting and saving money. I started a little experiment with myself about a month ago, whereby I … More Money Jar Saving Challenge!