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WIS, WWA - absolutely no grocery shopping! I am very pleased to say that I did not go to the grocery store at all this week! However, we did get subs on Wednesday night, and we spent our date night budget on wings Saturday night, so there was a little bit of food spending.
Disco party Let's get a little funky, my friends. Break out the mirrored ball and platform shoes and get on this soul train. Here are my favorite disco party ideas.
Just Finished - The Sock Drawer They're a great shape but due to my dodgy knee and pale skin they don't look great uncovered, so I own a lot of very thick black tights. I didn't quite realise how many until I tried to cram every pair into the sock drawer, because of course at the moment they're just not something I'm wearing.
Strange Shopping As I mentioned a while back, our kitchen tap is falling apart. Now, normally, DB would do this but with the current situation, he is a bit worried about a leak that he might not be able to fix. With that in mind, the whole tap replacement will wait until we can contact a plumber in case of said leak.
Ultimate Guide to Planning a Kids Disco Party If you want to create the perfect kids' disco party, then get ready to dust off your Saturday Night Fever album. We're gonna soul train into the best ideas.
Managing Money When Your Income Has Reduced If you've had a sudden drop in income, whether it's because you've lost a job, had a pay decrease, are on maternity leave, or due to illness, - it's a shock. Here are tips to manage with less money. Tips kindly shared by StepChange Debt Charity. If you're struggling with your financial health, contact StepChange for free expert debt advice.
Happy Wednesday How are you doing with all of this staying in place situation. Since I have been in the house for 2 weeks I feel that my priorities have changed a bit. Yes I am still a cheapskate but…. I have learned to appreciate things that I took for granted in the past.
What's really behind a scam? The psychology and methodology behind financial scams AD - this is a paid collaboration. From cold calls to investment mis-selling, financial scams are sophisticated operations that can have a devastating outcome on someone's hard-earned money pot. What's more, such scams are made up of a whole range of crafty tactics and can take place on a variety of platforms.
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Five Frugal Things - basil, lasagna noodles, & more Time for your regular midweek dose of normalcy. When I made my last grocery trip, I picked up a packet of basil seeds for $2. I'm kind of a black thumb, as I've mentioned before, but basil is pretty easy even for black thumbs to grow. You just need a nice sunny spot for it.
Personal Development Mistakes There are some personal development mistakes plaguing my students and clients, stopping them from getting the results they want most. In this episode, I give specific examples of the top 10 personal development mistakes. If you're a lover of a good personal development book, you must must must listen to this episode.
Corned Beef Bake This is a recipe slightly adapted from Frugal Queen in France on Facebook. I can't seem to post the link! Anyway, I used 2 very large potatoes and two onions, sliced on a mandolin type thing. Potatoes, onions, slices of tinned corned beef. Then repeat.
How to Become More Financially Self-Reliant with Chris Guillebeau The best time to set and work toward financial goals? Right now. Yes, especially during a time of financial stress, and I talk to Alyssa Davies all about it.
Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Wife I love the items that I receive from my husband over the years, so I thought I'd share my favorite Mother's Day gift ideas for your wife! It's no secret that we love to be pampered. A spa gift card could be just what the doctor ordered for Mother's Day.
Boots Selling Essential Bundles of Baby Basics, Toiletries and Medicines with Free Delivery Boots is selling essential bundles of toiletries, baby basics and healthcare items so you can get what you need quickly and safely to your door. To help get the essentials you need, Boots has put together some bundles to make shopping quicker and easier.
Styling My Vintage Wardrobe - Separates As promised, the other day I decided to have a go at creating a vintage styling post. I often show things that I buy, but not always how I would wear them, so I thought I'd create a few outfits from the separates in my wardrobe, to give you some idea of the kind of vintage style I like to wear on a daily basis.
Cheap Easter Eggs Deals and Offers 2020 Here are the best online cheap Easter Eggs deals and offers for 2020, including Cadburys chocolate eggs, "letterbox" eggs and more. We've looked to find some of the best Easter Egg deals and offers online if you can't or don't want to head to the supermarket.
Universal Credit and Benefit Increases from April 2020 Universal Credit, Child Benefit, Jobseekers Allowance are all going up. Here are the benefit increases from April 2020. Benefit increases have been capped since 2016. Over the last four years, people have seen no increase in line with inflation. But, things are now changing, and the government is spending an extra £5 billion on benefits.
New Parents - How to Claim Child Benefit Even If You Can't Register the Birth Even if you're not able to register the birth of your newborn baby, you're still able to claim Child Benefit. Here's how. Legally, parents must register a birth within 42 days after the baby is born. With registry offices closed all over the country, this is no longer possible, and registrations have been cancelled for the foreseeable future.
Where to Apply for the 90,000 Fruit Picking Jobs To help keep the nation fed, farms and orchards in the UK are looking to recruit 90,000 people for fruit picking jobs. Here's where to apply. The picking season for fruit and vegetables in the UK starts around April time each year. Everything usually goes to plan, and food gets from the farm to the shop smoothly, but this year is different.
Clear the Pantry Tray Bake I am no baker - but you know when you just need something sweet and crunchy to munch with a cup of tea. If you've run out of biscuits, this might just be the recipe for you.
Four Ingredient Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies…. These Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies are super easy to make, taste amazing and only use four ingredients that you'll probably have in the house already! I love a good simple recipe and this is just about as simple as it comes - and the best bit is that the finished cookies taste anything but quick and easy!
The Top 10 Personal Development Mistakes With that has come a tremendous opportunity for me to see what's stopping most women from getting results. I put all this information into a nice and tidy little list for you below, so you can apply this work to your own life, avoiding the worst mistakes.
Yesterday… And the day before, I got two full washes dried on the line. We also raked back gravel from the outside bases of the raised beds. Then we, scrubbed as much algae as possible off them ready for painting. They haven't been done for two years. We got some of the painting done yesterday.
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