Have Toothbrush Will Travel

via Daily Prompt: Toothbrush “Have tootbrush will travel” is one of my favourite expressions, I think I coined it in fact?  I always have one in a pocket of my bag, I never leave home without it, cleanliness is next to Godliness […]

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Life is What You Make of IT…….

  Life is what you make of it but often we forget, especially in the midst of it. Entrenched in our routines, heads down on the treadmill of life never looking up or getting off.  Often we live beyond our means on […]

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Pre-loved, Re-loved, Treasure!!

Step outside that comfort zone, chuck out the view that auctions are filled with useless and smelly items. They are a veritable treasure trove of quality and design and will also save you major bucks.

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From Debt to Freedom

Stay strong, be mindful and turn your low conscious, low competence (where you are unaware that you are doing anything wrong) on its’ head. No problem is so big that it can’t be sorted, people have taken their own lives over debt, all life is worth more

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£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.  […]

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Final Week – Some Lazy Treats

When I have mentioned the challenge, guesses on how much a plate of food costs have varied from 50 to 80 % out (they have all guessed more expensive). To the extent that I think I’ll consider a pop-up as I’d clean up 😉

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Week4-Eat for £50 a month-Final Week

By now I hope you will have mastered a few of the previous weeks recipes and even perhaps given them some of your own little twists.  I have found that it is often the simple and easy recipes which are the ones […]

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Week3-Eat for £50 a month-Recipes 6-7

I am on the third week and I am not missing anything, I am well fed, my energy is up and my pocket has surplus cash. Some recipes I haven’t eaten in years and they have been easy, quick and tasty.  The […]

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Week3-Eat for £50 a month-Recipes 1-5

My introduction to Italy was a trip from Napoli to Amalfi where the food made me sing.  The ingredients are often humble but with the most amazing flavours, my love story with Italy didn’t begin with a cute guy called Giovanni (even though he […]

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Week2 – Eat for £50 a Month Recipes 1-5

    My list for the week has changed a little, but not too much that I have had to change the menu posted yesterday (summer greens replaced with salad and lemons with limes).  I have managed to purchase some great frozen […]

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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, […]

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