Pause

Pause

via Daily Prompt: Pause In 2009 my Dad got sick and we nearly lost him, my world as I knew it somehow shifted focus.  I love the bones of my Dad, he's my hero and then in an instant I became the responsible adult.  He wasn't himself , drugged up raving & hallucinating, chasing the [...]

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£50 a month for food is very possible

£50 a month for food is very possible

  Food can be as expensive as you want it to be. If you don't plan, have a list or shop around then you will always pay more.  Savings never fall out of the sky; you have to do a little legwork.  I always use an ingredients list for the week or month, spend a [...]

Week 2 – Eat for £50 a month, recipe 6-7

Week 2 – Eat for £50 a month, recipe 6-7

I have founds so far on this challenge that I am rather partial to lentils and that's not just because they bulk out a meal and are cheap but because they are yum and research has found they are exceedingly good or us.  I love potatoes and eggs and I eat both a little too [...]

Week 2 – Eat for £50 a Month Challenge

Week 2 – Eat for £50 a Month Challenge

Today is the end of the first week of the £5o a month challenge and I am feeling a little smug as on the whole it's been a resounding success. Two friends & some of their friends are all set to sign-up, after one came round for dinner last week and sampled the meatballs and the [...]

Living Paycheck to Paycheck is Often a State of Mind

Living Paycheck to Paycheck is Often a State of Mind

I started my adult search for a career straight out of college in Ireland,  I didn't get the jobs I applied for initially.  I was a trained analyst/programmer and female which 20+ years ago was unusual as there weren't many a) programmers around and b) female ones were a novelty.   I went for a [...]