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A rail fares system fit for the future I know I've said this so many times before but travelling by train is definitely my preferred way to travel.
How To Do What You Have To Do When You Don't Feel Like Doing It Sometimes, I don't feel like it. So, what's the solution-the secret to doing what you have to do when you don't want to? Here's something I know will help… But first! Join the 7 day Design Your Dream Life Training by adding your email below. I'll send you Day 1 right now!
Tax Free Ways to Make Money When exploring various side hustles and ways to make extra money it can be easy to forget that a lot of ways of earning money on the side are sadly not exempt from taxes. Having to shell out some of your hard earned money for tax is really painful. Luckily, I have some fantastic, profitable ways to earn tax free money.
The Fundamentals of the Good Life Obviously, it's a value I feel is important. Being conscious of your values and letting them guide you can be a deeply rewarding way to live and, I believe, is fundamental to living the good life. Because the good life isn't just about what you get out of life, it's about what you give.
First day of half term 10 days of enjoying my small people before school restarts again. We kick the holidays off with a visit to the local zoo. The overcast weather seemed to keep most people away and although it was still a popular place to go, it wasn't to busy. We took the opportunity to purchase our annual passes so they won't run out till this time next year.
The Secret to Finding Deals on Amazon UK How to Find the Best Deals at Amazon, our insider tips and Amazon search Hack enables you to save a fortune on everyday products and Goods at Amazon.co.uk.
Torn Hello Family How are you? Me I am torn between two loves. One love is that I love being a cheapskate and finding ways to save money. The other love is spending money so that I can travel and enjoy my life the way I am suppose to. What two loves are you torn between?
What I Spent, What We Ate - It's the start of birthday season here FG and I had our weekly date night, and the girls ate mac n cheese at home. We ate dinner at Mr. FG's parents' house, and I brought two loaves of French bread. I made a chicken taco salad so that I could use up some dry corn tortillas by making fried strips to top the salad.
What to do with your two 'free' council tax months Council tax payments are an annual bill that we can choose to pay over 10 months or 12 months. For those of us opting to pay over 10 months of the year, we get 'free' council tax for two months of the year. I am going to share what you can do with the extra money from free council tax months.
Swapping spending diaries with Mrs Mummypenny And what would be different? Here's what I learnt from swapping our spending diaries:. First and foremost looking at Mrs Mummypenny's spending diary, I am incredibly, unbelievably grateful that we don't have any borrowing or debt. We use a cashback credit card for virtually all our spending, but always pay off the balance in full every month.
Life Update #22 It feels like this week has gone by so slowly, though I'm not sure why. I think it's because I've been waiting for the weekend, as I'm on holiday next week I'm going across to see my parents during it, which the boys will love. And hopefully we'll have some nice days out!
Hit the Stores for Best After Valentine's Day Sales So even more ways to save. Here are some of the best stores for after Valentine's Day sales:. Here are some deals that are great in 2019:. If you're going to go shopping for after Valentine's Day sales, be strategic with your shopping. Don't just buy because things are on sale.
How to make a tote bag from a T-Shirt…. OK, so I know this one won't be for everyone but today I wanted to show you how you can make a tote bag from a T-shirt as well as share a few other alternatives to plastic shopping bags with you.
Another investment The good thing about the UK, is that February and March depending where you live, are council tax free months. Rather than the council take this tax every month, it is taken over 10 months, giving your finances a boost this time of year. We both love home made bread but I am getting to the stage where elements of it are becoming tiring.
21+ Ways to Easily Earn Free Amazon Gift Cards There are loads of ways to earn Amazon gift cards. Here are my favourites:. Shop via Quidco and you earn free cashback on your purchases. If may sound too good to be true, but this really works.
There's more love than hate for Stitch Fix I have a bunch of smallish things to say. Which means it's time for a miscellany post! When I do a Stitch Fix post, there are always a few readers who voice some mild unhappiness about it.
John Hamilton. It is with overwhelming sadness that I find myself bitterly heartbroken by the sudden death of John Hamilton, the art director for my first book A Girl Called Jack, at Penguin. John was the man who gave that book, and my burgeoning career as a food writer, such life and vivid colour that I can scarcely believe his is gone.
Success…. The other day, despite not many of you understanding my post, I was moaning about not being able to play my favourite video games. For more than 18 months and after much research, I decided to invest in a programmable gadget to help me. It took a bit to sort it out.
Tax Time Prep Like a Pro with Lisa Zamparo I found the clip of the tax time Simpsons' episode Lisa and I both referenced. Honestly, it made me laugh out loud because I am 100% a Ned Flanders. Enjoy! To help you be the most prepared you've ever been this tax season, here are some resources to help you!
Best Meal Kit Delivery Services Reviewed Newly Updated Blue Apron or Hello Fresh or another of the meal kit delivery subscription services." The three companies we tried originally that allowed us to make fresh meals conveniently and affordably were HelloFresh, Sun Basket and Peapod. Yes, Peapod, the grocery delivery service now offers meal kits.
How A Lottery Winner Spent All His Cash In A Year - Blew A Bag A very good lesson on what not to do if you won a million dollars. Funny and Sad all a the sometime.Have a great Cheap Cheetah day and Save that $$$ Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest Awesome Inc. theme. Theme images by molotovcoketail.
The terrifying truth parents need to know about student loans Student loans aren't big enough. With horrendous headlines about students graduating with average debts of more than £50,000, that might seem ridiculous. But the reality is:. So as a parent, stop worrying about how your offspring will repay loans in the future.
Tuesday Tip - Try Chewy.com This post contains affiliate links. I'm a pretty inexperienced cat owner, so we've just been buying our cat's supplies at places like Petsmart or Target. Several readers encouraged me to check out Chewy.com and my goodness, I'm so glad I did! I can't believe how inexpensive their prices are.
Ten ways to reduce your energy bill…. If you're looking for ways to reduce your monthly energy bills then you're in the right place as I've got lots of tips for you today - including one to get £50 off your bill! Shall we get straight to the tip where you can save £50? I switched to Bulb a good few months ago as I'd hear good things about them.
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