We just got our electric bill and it was double the last one! Over £700 so we urgently need to make some cuts to our use and here are some things we will try: Turn off appliances rather than putting them on stand by. Consider changing your appliances to more energy efficient versions. Wash clothes […]
My very own website!!! Yikes!
Feed the children so the parents can feed themselves
I am shocked and angry at the arrogant selfish people in Parliament who this week voted AGAINST feeding vulnerable children. Thankfully the communities around the nation are pulling together to donate to food banks and provide hot meals for the children who need them. The usual rhetoric of not having children if you can’t afford […]
How can Artificial Hedge mats and Greenery save you money?
We have been tempted by the first signs of spring here in the UK at last! I am not at all green-fingered so Chris takes on responsibility for the gardening. I never really considered the expense of owning a garden before we actually had one! Tools, lawn mowers, storage. Plants, vegetables, and – as you […]
Scoring The Best Holiday Freebies: How To Get Something For Nothing!
Are you getting ready to go off on holiday and you want a few freebies before you leave? Or, are you interested in saving as much money as possible to make the trip affordable? Money is a little tight for us this year as we are getting married! We also have a family holiday booked […]
School reunions and some advice for today’s teenagers
Three weeks ago I went to a school reunion. Incredibly it has been 20 years since I finished secondary school and completed my GCSEs. There I am, sat in my final History class in May 1997. And there I am, front left corner May 2017. The funny thing is that when I walked in, everyone […]