New year, new you! That’s what most people start to think when once the bells chime at midnight on New Year’s Eve, right? Many see January as a chance to get into some healthier habits and shed some of the extra weight that they may have gained over the festive season. If this sounds like how you envisage your new year starting, then it’s worth reading through this blog post. Here are some of the healthy ways you can start losing weight. Photo Credit Always Eat Breakfast There is a misconception that has been going around for a few years… View Post

Christmas is prime time for capitalism and excess spending. People rush to the shops during the festive period to buy for those they love and care for, and, for themselves. Most shops are truly obliterated during this period, straining to meet the demand of millions of people and their mad dashes to their businesses. Of course, with this demand comes a heavy toll; mainly the leftovers of wasted food, plastic packaging and discarded glass bottles from wines and other alcohol. It can be easy to shrug this all of with a ‘it doesn’t matter, it’s Christmas’, but problems don’t get… View Post

Running a household is rarely an easy task and it’s one that many other halves (and particularly the kids) seem to always take for granted. With so many spinning plates to take care of, it can be easy to settle into an exhausting pattern of “just getting on with it.” However, there are many practical home changes you could be making to your household that could be saving you hours of hassle and potentially hundreds in bills. Save on Energy It can be surprisingly easy to lose track of how much energy you’re using, particularly during the winter months when… View Post

Photo Credit Now that Halloween is over and we’re more than midway through November, it’s finally time to admit that Christmas is just around the corner. As fun and magical as the holiday season is, it can also be incredibly stressful, especially when you’re on a tight budget. The food, decorations, and days out can all cost you an arm and a leg, but the biggest expense by far is almost always the gifts. If you want to keep costs low and avoid a financial hangover this New Year, here are seven creative ways you can save money on gifts… View Post