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Dave Ramsey's Baby Steps - the UK version…. I first came across Dave Ramsey a few years ago now and I kind of discounted them as they were very US centric and also seemed very much like common sense things to do. More recently though, I've gone back to them and adapted them to myself so today, I'm going to share with you Dave Ramsey's Baby Steps - the UK version.
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Homemade Plastic Free Washing Powder We've been using Ecover washing powder for several years now, and I have no complaints about it - it seems to wash pretty well, and we buy it in bulk in paper sacks, so it wins on the zero waste side too.
Christina Onassis 1998 Biography Hello family, this is a good story about money, power and happiness. A good lesson to be learned…
Freezer Challenge, Week 6 - the squash is ALL gone. I can't believe I'm in week 6 of this already! Thanks for following along on my freezer adventures and giving me lots of great use-it-up ideas. You all are the best. Alrighty! Here's what I started with last week. I used the bananas to make banana bread.
Homemade Blackberry Vinegar…. Well, it's nothing fancy, it's literally blackberry infused vinegar but it makes an amazing salad dressing and is said to ward off a cold if you drink a teaspoon a day in hot water when you feel the cold coming on.
11 Ways To Get Motivated To Achieve Your Goals - Natalie Bacon So, here are my top 11 secret ways to get motivated to achieve your goals that I use in my life… The most important part of getting motivated to achieve your goals is mastering your mind. Your mind is not designed to want to do things that are uncomfortable or scary.
10 frugal activity ideas for the school summer holidays Here I have put together a list of frugal activity ideas which you can keep in your back pocket so that you have an activity ready to go no matter what the weather forecast. The best thing about these ideas? Most won't even make a dent in your weekly budget - especially if you remember to pack a picnic lunch!
How to cut the cost of checking in liquids on flights Order liquids online at Boots.com, to collect at Boots branches in departure lounges AFTER security. Related post: five frugal things when flying. Now - over to you. Ever tried order and collect at the airport? Any top tips about the security restrictions on liquids?
How To Save Money When It Feels Like You Can't When money is tight it can seem impossible to save for things. Even things you might need to save for, such as home insurance, car tax and all of the little things that seem to creep up when you're least prepared for it. Things like having an emergency fund can help but what happens if you're trying to save for something else?
Best Online Stylist Services: A Review Updated July 2018 I've had readers write and ask if these online stylist services ship overseas and here is what I found out: as long as you have an APO/FPO/DPO address, you can get clothing from both Stitch Fix and Dia and Co. At this time Trunk Club does not deliver to any P.O.
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Signing up for Summer DD1 and DD2 are officially signed up to the summer reading scheme. This will be the 3rd year we've joined in and the children love doing it. It always happily fills up one morning or afternoon a week during the school holidays. The library here offers a lot more than our previous one, especially for children.
Clean Slate I think I said I'd been reading Better Than Before, and I have a whole new set of thoughts about it this time around. Whenever I start to have a good idea about something, I always venture into the kitchen to clean the cupboards, it's a bit like the Flylady shiny sink.
Half What do you cut in half to save? Laundry Detergent - Fill 1/2 the amount suggested. If you are gonna be hurrying just to make tracks, consider 1/2 a trip and enjoy yourself. Cut juice / Gatorade with water.Toothpaste.Soap.
Risotto with Peas, Lettuce & Lemon, 16p The idea of putting cold lettuce leaves into a warm dish may seem an unusual one, but it is one of my new favourite things. The idea is definitely not a revolutionary one; gently wilted lettuce has topped slick hot burgers for a hundred years or thereabouts, so there must be something in it.
Homemade Peppermint Extract Learn how easy and affordable it is to make your own Homemade Peppermint Extract! Homemade mint extract makes wonderful Christmas and holiday gifts. Innocently plant some mint in your garden and within a few weeks you'll be a full-fledged mint farmer.
Pickled Radishes, 24p Always have, since being a very little girl filching the tiny silver skin onions from my dad's piccalilli, to piling my Sunday dinner plate with pickled beetroots and cabbage, to learning to make my own from various small bits of vegetable rolling around the fridge.
What I Spent, What We Ate - $152.16, to be exact I earn a commission through links in this post. I spent $152.16 this week, so I am pretty much exactly on budget. Excellent. Week 1: $154. Week 2: $152. I grilled some marinated chicken, made buttermilk biscuits, and cut up a watermelon. I grilled pizza for dinner and we ate it outside because it was so not hot out!
Top Tips for Buying Second hand Clothing Whether you are buying second hand clothing for yourself, or for reselling, there are plenty of things to consider when picking up used items. The best places to source second hand clothing are charity shops, car boot sales and even on Facebook marketplace - not to mention a sure online favourite - eBay!
Life-Changing Homemade Green Goddess Dressing Recipe A delicious and healthy take on the classic Green Goddess Dressing recipe. Avocado and fresh herbs make a life-changing dressing that is Whole30 compliant, paleo, and vegan. What is "life-changing" about this dressing? That it doesn't have mayo in it.
Save Money on Your Bills with LED Lights If you're constantly looking for ways to save money on your bills, one solution is to switch to LED lights. If you haven't already done this, what are you waiting for? LEDs are much brighter than halogen bulbs and they're also better for the environment, as well as your bank account.
How I make photo books Lots of you have sent me questions about photo books after seeing them in my bucket list posts, so I thought maybe this warranted a separate post. I used to scrapbook, but I kind of lost interest in it/lost time for it when I started blogging. So I switched to making photo books, using Groupons for MyPublisher.
July Bucket List Update Every year, I publish a list of the things I want to do before summer "kicks the bucket". My list is a mix of practical and fun things because I want my summer to be a mix of those two. Yesterday, my blog got migrated to a new host, and in the migration process, some comments on yesterday's post went missing.
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