My spending diary, March 2019 – I’ve been saving up for a while, but have I bought anything for myself recently? Here’s what I’ve spent.
When I was discussing with my husband the idea of starting this diary and wondering whether or not to do a weekly, fortnightly or monthly update, he told me that I’d better do it monthly. Otherwise it’d be a really boring read. Ok, I don’t spend much, so I might […]
If we’re being honest, we all like to have a nose into other people’s lives, even if it’s just to compare what we would do in the same circumstances. Sometimes there’s nothing as compelling as others who are possibly just as mundane as we are! After years of talking about […]
Do you have too many clothes? There’s a very good chance that the answer is yes. That’s just because in the Western world, we’re bombarded by the fashion industry’s combination of manufactured desire (short-term styles) and cheap prices. When I was a kid, it was generally considered to be cheaper […]
October’s theme: smarter spending This month, we’ll be looking at the subject of shopping and spending, which is something that perhaps gets brushed into the corner on this blog when the main focus is on frugality. Being frugal doesn’t mean being stingy, and there are many hacks and tricks that […]