If like me you have bookshelves full of books, DVDs and CDs you never watch then it might be time to check out Ziffit.com I can certainly recommend this company. They have a handy phone app where you can scan the bar-codes of numerous items. It tells you straight away if they are willing to... Continue Reading →


Simple Things & Positivity

In years gone by, a positive weekend would have involved a day out / a take away / big plans. This weekend has not included any of those things but I have had a lovely weekend. Straight after work on Friday I went into the front garden to start cutting back the hedges which were... Continue Reading →


The 30th March marked the start of the Easter Holidays. For me it also signifies the day I joined Swagbucks. It is a website I had heard of for a while but never really investigated. I'm now kicking myself for not exploring earlier. It was easy to register and get going. I have mainly been... Continue Reading →

Starting Small

What could you do today to get started? Before I started my blog I was keen to get started with my savings. To try and feel motivated and a sense of achievement I made this chart. I could then cross off the amounts as I added them to the money pot. To try and get... Continue Reading →

Saving a percentage

When trying to sort out my own budget I read lots of different articles and bits online which all influenced my decisions. One thing I kept seeing was people saving 10, 20, 30% or even more of their monthly income.  As someone who hadn’t previously been in a position to save before, as we were... Continue Reading →

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