Wow it has been cold hasn’t it! We had the stupid idea to go for a walk, several days, when it was snowing! Daisy wasn’t fazed though and loved being out in her snowsuit in the snow. This is the first time that Daisy has ever encountered snow. She was happy and spent a lot of time just watching it flying through the air from the warmth of her pram. Living Arrows 3/52 has begun!
Living Arrows is a linky from the lovely Donna from What The Redhead Said that you can find here. Each week parents link up to share photos of their children from the past week. It is a lovely chance to reflect on those small but lovely moments in life.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth – Kahlil Gibran
Living Arrows 3/52 – 2017
Well it is that time of the month. Funds are beginning to get a little tight. Perhaps you have had your credit card statement come in. I remember that feeling well. Once upon a time I would dread January! That has all changed for me now! I’ve got lots of ways that I can get a little cash boost. I like to keep my income quite diverse these days. I still complete surveys, and make money, but I have lots of other ways that I make money too. I’m actually running a moneymaking bootcamp over on The Money Shed for the whole of this month if you fancy a nosy! Anyway, back to this months ideal cash boost… matched betting!
Being frugal is a fantastic way to save money for your household. Money saving is nearly as important to me as money making. By keeping a tight control on our household finances (mostly) and our expenses we have more money. This means that I need to earn less money to cover the essentials. In turn this means more money for saving for a house, having a holiday or buying a reliable car. The little savings really do add up and this is why I like the Five Fabulously Frugal Things I’ve Done This Week linky.
Five Fabulously Frugal Things I’ve Done This Week – 13th January
*This is a collaborative post* Sometimes in life your best laid plans just don’t cover all eventualities. Perhaps you have had a crisis. Your washing has broken. Your car has failed its MOT. Life is always waiting to happen and with that come unexpected things. I’ve been there myself in the past. While we have an emergency fund now that wasn’t always the case. There are a number of ways that you can boost your bank balance in a hurry and these are just a few suggestions:
My family are regular visitors to Centerparcs. We enjoy holidays there at least 2 or 3 times a year. The convenience of holidaying just 1 hour from home just cannot be beaten for us! This is partly thanks to matched betting. I’ve been able to book lots of lovely breaks recently. Also, my Mum is generous too and is taking us away again in just a few months. We have taken part in a number of awesome activities at Centerparcs over the last few years and we do something different each time. One such activity was this.. Target archery at Centerparcs!