The budget is broken

Yesterday evening you would’ve found me counting out my coppers at the Sainsbury’s self checkout because I am absolutely, 100%, completely, utterly skint. School summer holidays have been a complete eye opener this year and, despite attempting to budget for it and budgeting well for Charlotte’s birthday […]

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Sayonara 2016, welcome 2017.

Happy new year everyone. I hope you had a good one last night, whatever that may mean.  Despite being childfree, I spent the evening at my best friends house and drank absolutely nothing. I got back home just as Big Ben chimed on the car […]

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The cost of coeliac disease

There were lots of things I was completely ignorant to when it came to coeliac disease. My best friend has been diagnosed with it for about 10 years now but I still had no idea about the cross-contamination side of things until Charlotte was diagnosed. […]

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Tipping the scales.

I’ve joined Weight Watchers…again. I know, I know, I said I’d never do it, but the scales had ticked over to my dreaded number and I had to take action.  It was the number that makes me say “No more”.  The number that makes me […]

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Sun, sea and the single mum.

Our daughters are playing together and I attempt a smile but apparently you don’t see me.  We are sitting close to one another at dinner whilst I sit on my own for the fifth night in a row so our daughters can eat in the […]

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Barefaced

I never thought of myself as a ‘make up’ person.  I just wear mascara because as a ginger/blond-ish person I generally look half asleep if I don’t. I wear some sort of base just so that my rosy cheeks don’t make me look like I’ve […]

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