Over the last few months I have been attempting to be a little more frugal and make some financial savings. We are trying to pay off some debts, save for a mortgage and continue to support our family. Here are some of the things that have worked well for us: Meal planningI know there … Continue reading My top five family money saving tips
This summer we packed up our trusty (not always very trusty) Ford SMax with our three girls and all the camping gear to drive four and a half hours down the sunny Cornwall. Armed with their Amazon Fires and bizarre bags of toys they packed for themselves we set of at 7am and hit the … Continue reading Camping in Cornwall with three kids
On Monday the five of us will be jumping in the car and heading down to 'hopefully' sunny Cornwall for a week in our trusty tent. Mr C and I both have lists of things we need to take but these lists are very different. Mine tends to be food and meals plans! Let's start … Continue reading Camping: the ‘essentials’ list
Any parent will tell you that there are times when you need to take some time out for yourself. And this weekend Mr C and I did just that! Why take a child free break?After an unexpected PPI return (if you haven’t checked then try Resolver – easy to check and I never expected getting … Continue reading Getting over the half term madness!
I am not going to lie; we are a family of campers. We love sleeping out under canvas and have all the gear (half of it we don’t even need!). The bit we aren’t keen on - and has often tested mine and Mr C’s relationship to the limits - is the getting all the … Continue reading Can a weekend in a yurt turn us from campers to glampers?
Week 20 of Invisalign has arrived and that should mean I only have nine weeks left to go. However, I went to the dentist this weekend and have been told that my teeth aren’t moving as much as ‘the computer’ suggested they were so I am going to need another round after these aligners are … Continue reading My Invisalign journey – week 20
This week has been a little hit and miss. It has highlights (100% on Slimming World) and total disasters (fish & chips!) The diet has been all over the place but I made it to boot camp twice and it was a killer. It is outside at the Ageas Bowl in Hampshire. It runs Monday … Continue reading Operation three stone – week two