Frugal Friday Update

A frugal Friday update this week in place of my regular 5 Frugal Things post.

Here’s a Frugal Friday update! Yes, I decided not to write my regular 5 Frugal Things we’ve done post this week, as it’s been very busy and there have been a few big things swirling around that need more attention than usual. Here’s what we’ve been up to:   Our house is for sale We’ve put our house on the […]

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My Month In Pictures – July 2017

My month in pictures for July 2017: my favourite Instagram snaps for this month.

My month in pictures – July 2017. I’ve delayed writing this because I couldn’t figure out why my last month in pictures post had gone haywire – three out of four of my Instagram embeds simply refused to load on the page! Talk about disheartening… nothing would fix it. Still, I think I’ve found a new method, so let’s see […]

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My Month In Pictures – June 2017

My month in pictures - June 2017.

My Month In Pictures – June 2017 You know, I really do enjoy writing a few posts that have nothing to do with personal finance and all about life. These help me to get the point across that saving money is all for the sake of providing for what’s most important: your family and friends. Apart from that, they let […]

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Stationery Addiction: Episode 2

Have a look at my budget-friendly kraft paper stationery collection!

Stationery addiction – episode 2: The first time I wrote about being a stationery addict, it was because of an unscheduled pick-me-up trip to Paperchase. Since then I’ve been meaning to share some of my notebooks as a way of confessing. Yes, I have a few too many – but no, I’m not sorry. I’ve also figured out that I […]

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My Month In Pictures – May 2017

My month in pictures - May 2017. Read more about the stories behind 4 of my Instagram pictures for May.

My Month In Pictures – May 2017 It seems so hard to believe that May has come and gone and summer seems to finally be here! I’m built for the hot weather we’ve been having recently, so I’ll never complain about that. I have a feeling you’ll be seeing lots more pictures of my garden from now on…   Return […]

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Investing In Yourself: Starting A Home Learning Course

Lord Balders is contemplating a career chanage - read his first thoughts on an NCC Home Learning course in Counselling.

Investing In Yourself: Starting A Home Learning Course I’m no stranger to education; in fact, my family often rib me about having more degrees than I need. I know how important it is to invest in yourself through learning, but I’ve done this the traditional way, because I was naturally good at this, and my successes encouraged me to try […]

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My Month In Pictures – April 2017

Click on the picture to read about my favourite Instagram pictures for April 2017.

My month in pictures. I’ve been taking a photograph for Instagram every day for an entire year! I thought it would help me to focus on creating something every day, even when things start to get away from me, which is often. These are my favourite Instagram photos of the month – photos that meant something to me, illustrated our month, […]

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Lee’s Money News Review – March 31st, 2017

My first round up of the money news that caught my eye - because I'm too busy to do the kind of detailed post on each story that I'd like to!

I come across interesting snippets of money-related news all the time, but it’s not always easy to research and present a post on each one individually. Welcome to Lee’s lazy roundup of sometimes weird and wacky money news! World’s biggest coin stolen On Monday it was reported that a huge solid gold coin with a face value of $1 million […]

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My Month In Pictures – March 2017

My Month In Pictures: March 2017. Click on the picture to read about my favourite Instagram pictures for March, and why I chose them.

My month in pictures. I’ve been taking a photograph for Instagram every day for just a month short of a year now. I’ve decided that it would be a great idea to publish a blog post selecting my favourite Instagram photos of the month – photos that meant something to me, illustrated our month, or made me happy in some […]

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My Month In Pictures – February 2017

My Month in Pictures, February 2017. Click on the picture to read about my favourite Instagram snaps for the month, and why I chose them!

These are my four pictures to sum up February 2017. As I wrote not long ago (I only just dreamed this up, so had to backtrack for January) I post a picture every day to Instagram, and I’ve always thought of it as my picture diary. In this blog post series I’ll get to pick four pictures and use them to illustrate my month. Lancashire scenery […]

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