Hitting that frugality wall

And banging your head on it repeatedly…

I love talking about the benefits of frugality – creativity, freedom, independence, confidence, contentment, environmental etc and it is incredible! It has changed my life!

In June last year however, I hit a wall that I didn’t see coming! I stopped making meals in batches, I stopped using a list, bought a lot-I mean a lot- of convenience food and just generally stopped caring how much stuff cost me. Continue reading “Hitting that frugality wall”

My money story.

Hello there! Welcome to a page were I get really un-British on you and talk about money. Strap in, it’s going to shake you to your socially appropriate core.

No, not really but hopefully it encourages you to talk more to your friends about money! That’s how my journey started… You see I was twenty years old, had moved into a rented house that was way too expensive with a friend who also wasn’t very good with money. It was my first house and I wanted it just right, I used a gifted savings account to buy new furniture, new kitchen utensils, a nice shiny big tv etc etc all with adult intentions and absolutely no clue. Continue reading “My money story.”

Where the f*** have I been?!

First off, let me start this with a big hearty “Hello!” and a cyber hug from me to you.

Oh my God it has been a long time! Writing this feels like seeing an old friend after months of being nose deep in revision books or travelling abroad but it is definitely good to see you again! I will be writing more often from here on out and I’ve written a few blog posts already to make sure that I have content to upload at least monthly (and good content at that) because who wants to read half-arsed financial advice?! Not me. Continue reading “Where the f*** have I been?!”