For 2020 I’m trying to make more effort for myself. With my Winter skincare mostly. Also, I’m trying to stop having a frizzy birds nest for hair too. It got real bad when I was in bed with the flu over Christmas time! I’ve really whittled down the products that I use in recent years and now I stick to buying the same make-up and skincare over and over as if it works why change things? Today I’ve got a few tips to share to help you save money on beauty products.Continue reading
Good morning! Happy Monday! I hope the week ahead is a great one for us all. This week we are having a LOT of jobs done around our house, hopefully! We are having our broken fencing replaced (we are paying for this) and then the council are fixing the stairs (hopefully!) and a blown window in our bedroom. I’m really looking forward to having a couple of jobs crossed off the list – as then we can find get the hall landing and stairs carpet fitted! Also, Daisy has a milk trial in hospital this week, which feels pretty daunting. I’m trying to put it to the back of my mind for the next 2 days but I can’t go with her sadly, as I’ve got to be home for the council workers to come in. Anyway, Living Arrows 2/52 is live – how are we already halfway through the month almost?!
Daisy loves a cheeky McDonalds, and we love that they are able to cater to her FPIES allergies. I have a post about parents debating ‘would you take your child to McDonalds?’ I personally feel it’s a great little treat for little ones. Daisy loves being able to have a bunless happy meal and get herself a little toy too.Continue reading
I’m something of a money lover making my money work as hard as I can. One area where I can always improve is not spending money so frequently and avoiding overspending on every day things. Recently I have been working harder to save money and make the most of the money that I earn. This has meant that we have more available cash for our life together without having to work more. I have lots of ways that I avoid overspending and I’m going to share a few with you today.Continue reading
Good morning! Happy Friday! I hope you’ve had a great first week back at work, getting back into the swing of life etc. I’m really looking forward to a nice family weekend – just one more work day to get through first!
Last week’s meal plan was such a good one and I’m really enjoying mixing it up at the moment. This week we’re going to have a Hello Fresh box, as my lovely sister-in-law gave me a code to get one completing free of charge, which is so kind! I’m looking forward to having a different box of recipes to try out.
Having absolutely minimal food waste is always important to me. I’m making things stretch even further at the moment because we still have so many house jobs to pay for. I will be taking steps to make sure we are avoiding overspending on groceries. This week I’m lucky not to be spending much more AT ALL! Also, I’ve got a Simply Cook meal kit, I’ll share a bit more about that later on!Continue reading
Drying washing in Winter is the bane of my life. Actually, drying it in Spring and Autumn is the bane of my life too! Now that we have Daisy, who is 3, we have even more washing. Factor in a cat, dog and a turtle and we have a LOT of washing. Towels, bedding, clothes, etc etc.
For quite a few years we’ve managed drying clothes in a flat without a heated airer. Then finally I caved in. Back in December 2018, I decided to order us a *Dry:Soon 3-Tier Heated Tower Airer. Before I placed my order I asked a LOT of other parents I know online what they thought of them. The reviews were mixed, which made me feel a bit nervous about spending over £100 on the Dry:Soon 3-Tier Heated Tower Airer. However, I figured I would order it and if it was rubbish I could just send it back via Amazon! Anyway, here is it – my review of the Dry:Soon 3-Tier Heated Tower Airer.Continue reading