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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I have a 6 year old!

It's Charlotte's 6th birthday today, which for some reason has me feeling incredibly old! I have a 6 year old daughter who is going into year 1. Who's loosing teeth to make room for grown up ones. Who's choosing her own outfits and, to be […]

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“How’s the dating going?”

This is a question I get asked most days, so I thought I’d give you a little update on my love life and dating action.  But then I realised there was pretty much nothing to tell you. Unless getting RSI from swiping left constantly is […]

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A memorable date…

I’m pretty sure that there’s an episode of Sex and the City where Samantha realises half way through doing the deed that she had already slept with the same guy years before. He had remembered, she hadn’t.   Well I have recently had the PG rated […]

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I’m sorry I’m the mum you hate. 

I’ve recently realised that I’m one of those mum’s. I sewed buttons and cuffs on one of Charlotte’s dresses and hunted down gold balloons so she could be Veruca Salt for Reading Week’s fancy dress day. I sent my daughter to school on Red Nose […]

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