Christmas Round Up 2018
We are just days away from Christmas Day and I hope you are all organised and not rushing around like a mad thing. Looking back over this blog, I have created this Christmas Round Up 2018, by pulling all the useful Christmas posts into one.
Christmas Gift Guide
I am behind in the Christmas gift buying process. Usually by now, I have purchased most of the gifts I am planning to give but this year the time seems to have run away from me. I was also really stuck for ideas so decided to have a browse around the internet for ideas and pop them all in a post in case they can help you with your Christmas preparations.
Save Money Learning to Drive
It is no secret that learning to drive is expensive. However, by following these tips and with a bit of forward planning, you can save yourself some money.
My Best Money Saving Tips
The last few months have hit us hard financially. Some expenses were planned and saved for but others took us by surprise. No matter how hard you save and how much you plan, there is always something lurking around the corner. At least we had our emergency fund and our reserve money budget (sinking funds) to fall back on.
Now we need to batten down the hatches, get back on the money saving trail and I decided it was time for my annual check of money saving activities to see if there are areas we can cut back on to get our savings and emergency fund back again.
With Christmas approaching I am sure we could all do with a boost to our savings pot, so I thought I would share my best money saving tips:
The Lido de Venezia is a fantastic base for a holiday to Italy. With a great beach, great restaurants and only a 7 minute water taxi ride from San Marco, it is perfect for both couples and families.
Year Round Colour in Your Garden – Frugally
Just because the weather has turned Autumnal, it doesn’t mean that all thoughts of summer colour in the garden needs to end. Find out how I am gradually adding in some year round colour in my garden - frugally!
No Goal Setting this month
Usually, at the beginning of the month, I write my goals post. A list of all the things I want to achieve. Not this month though.
How to be Frugal on Fortnite
We have all heard about this game that has grabbed the attention of gamers everywhere. Find out how my teen is frugal on Fortnite Battle Royale.
Mobile Phone Contract Saving Tips
Did you know, people now spend more money on their mobile phone pay monthly plan than they do on their utility bills. We all know switching utility providers can save hundreds of pounds a year, but most consumers do not use this ethos when taking their mobile bill into account. Following the advice below will help you save hundreds of pounds over the duration of your mobile contract.
Today, we have Jen from Girl Seeks Joy. Jen shares her debt story with us - her starting debt, lightbulb moment, making extra money, favourite repayment methods and how to stay motivated.
How To Stay The Course With Your Money Making Activities
I am excited to share a guest post with you today. I am in awe of how Ruth earns a full-time income online. Here Ruth shares advice on how to maintain focus and motivation when life throws a spanner in the works. This is an area I definitely need to work on.
I’m Ruth, and for the past eight years, I’ve earned a full-time income online, without a traditional job. It’s been an amazing journey with plenty of successes and also my fair share of failures, and if there’s one thing that I’ve learned, it’s that getting started is often the easiest part.