Five Frugal Things We’ve Done – 12/05/17

5 Frugal things we've done for this week - click on the picture to read about what we've been up to!

Five frugal things for the week – It’s been a VERY eventful week for me money-wise. Besides getting more money in, I’ve been able to find ways to lessen the money that’s left us, whilst still having a bit of fun. 1.  Making a takeaway cheaper through cashback Getting a takeaway isn’t really frugal, but we all need some treats […]

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How I Got Over £2000 In Child Support Arrears

Click on the picture to read how I finally received more than £2000 in Child Support Agency arrears.

I’ve just received £2072.63 in child support arrears. It’s taken ten years, but I’ve finally received a child maintenance payment! I want to share this with you to encourage you if you’re in the same situation as I am: fighting to get child maintenance when your ex refuses to pay. I can’t guarantee that by doing everything I’ve done that […]

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10 Songs About Money

Lee's pick of 10 songs about money - some you may love or never have heard of!

My pick of 10 songs about money – There have been so many fantastic (or at least very relevant) songs about money that this list runs the risk of being defined more by what’s left off than what’s picked. Still, I reckon that I’ve got a few choices that most of the lists out there won’t have thanks to a bit […]

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Five Frugal Things We’ve Done – 05/05/2017

Five frugal things we've done for the week - 5th May 2017

Five Frugal Things We’ve Done… The week has flown by thanks to the long bank holiday weekend that made Monday feel like Sunday, and cut my work week in half. Hooray for working only two days a week! Here’s my pick of 5 frugal things we’ve done this week. 1. Fantastic bank holiday out with friends at Brimham Rocks Some […]

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Extra Income Report – April 2017

Our extra income report for April 2017. Click on the picture to read about our little income streams!

Extra Income Report – April 2017.   Even though I started the month with a feeling of dread over my impending car insurance renewal, things worked out pretty darned well! It has been a truly big month for me in many ways, and honestly, keeping track of the money-making aspect of things has been at the bottom of my list. Interestingly, […]

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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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5 Frugal Things We’ve Done – 28/04/17

5 frugal things we've done this week - click on the picture to read more about our thrifty lifestyle choices!

Five frugal things for the week… As part of my never-ending pursuit of a more organised life (usually peppered with long periods of chaos), I’m trying to apply my frugal attitude to money to my time as well. I hate being on a schedule, and maybe that’s a good thing as things always seem to come up that require extra […]

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Get Your Free Child Maintenance Planner

Need help staying on top of the paperwork in your Child Support case? Click on the picture to download your free Child Maintenance planner and get help organising your CMS case.

Do you need support with your child support case? Complicated child maintenance cases where one parent hides their income to get out of paying are extremely difficult to deal with for a variety of reasons. It’s hard to muster up the emotional momentum to keep going. It can be an administrative nightmare, trying to keep on top of letters, calls […]

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DIY: Fitting New Handles To Vintage Doors

Fitting new handles to vintage doors - click on the picture to read how we tackled this DIY project!

Fitting new door handles to old doors – We finally fitted new handles and latches to the living room and dining room doors. The first winter we spent in this house, I hurried to restore the two 1950’s doors that were hung on the cupboards in Little Balders’ bedroom, and re-hang them downstairs to keep the rooms warm and save on heating. […]

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