Money Mantras

As part of my 2019 mission to THRIVE this year, I’ve been looking at my relationship with money. More to the point, I’ve decided to do something about it. I’m happiest finding answers in books, so I read You Are A Badass At Making Money by Jen Sincero. A book that had been recommended to me several times by different people. Feelings of awkwardness, self- worth, and safety around money have been pulled to the surface after reading. And…

Eight tips on moving house

I wanted to share with you my tips on moving house. If you are a regular reader you’ll know I moved house about 18 months ago. So fairly recently in the grand scheme of things. Moving house is probably one of the most (if not the most) stressful thing I’ve ever done. Apart from small accommodation changes whilst I was a student I’ve properly moved house twice- and both times I was pregnant- not really recommended, but…

Saving money for Christmas

Those of you who are super organised will have already started buying your Christmas gifts in the recent sales or even in the Boxing day sales of last year. I am not that organised, plus I like the feeling of Christmas shopping near Christmas, the fresh cold air on my face, the regular stops for refuelling with coffee or mulled wine. But this year like a lot of people I’m sure, there doesn’t seem to be…