Another new year post…

I already published my first new year pledge post, but it’s still the first week of January so I’m not stopping there.

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Mum Muddling Through…the Christmas Food Shop

On the twelth day of Christmas my true love gave to me… a Tesco big shop home delivery.

Well, he might of if he remembered to book that slot when they were released three weeks in advance.

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Mum Muddling Through Christmas traditions

Ah, Christmas traditions. In this day and age it feels there is more pressure than ever to have amazing traditions coming out of your ears, probably a contributing factor to why Christmas overwhelm is a thing for modern parents. Christmas Eve boxes, outdoor lights which are visible from the moon, Elf on the fricking shelf and the list goes on.

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Age brackets

I’ve never been one to worry too much about age. After all it’s just a number, right?

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Mum guilt and me pt II; working mum

It was always just a matter of time.

18 months on from the post I published on Mum Guilt as a stay at home Mum and seven months deep in the return to work, and this past week the Mum guilt round two ; ‘Working Mum’ hit like a sledgehammer.

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Is your heating on yet? 5 ways to eek it out a little bit longer…

It seemed as though we went to bed one night last week in summertime, and woke up in mid winter. With no warning whatsoever the chill crept in overnight playing havoc with fashion choices, outer layer decisions and marital happiness the nation over.

Because let’s face it, there is always one of you who is inclined to hack the cold a little longer than the other… and that is definitely not me.

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My kids will never know what it’s like to…

I was thinking this week as I was chatting to my sister, eighteen years my junior about what life was like when I was 20. Oh how we chuckled about the novelty of having to tell your friends your news in the actual flesh, as opposed to through social media. more “My kids will never know what it’s like to…”

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Top tips to reduce your monthly food spend

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The weekly trip to the supermarket is definitely a shop that falls under the essential spending category, however, it’s probably the one essential outlay that’s most easily changed in amongst a series of fixed costs like rent and bills. more “Top tips to reduce your monthly food spend”

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Investing wisely in 2019

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Spare money at the end of the month? “What’s that?” I hear you cry.

Believe it or not, life circumstances can change for the better. End of childcare fees, loans coming to an end, pay rises and promotions, drops in mortgage rates and inheritance. Life may not always be hand to mouth, and if your financial situation were to change for the better, would you know where to put the extra cash?

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#WarOnPlastic One change a week? 12 week plan

Who has been watching #WarOnPlastic this past month? There’s nothing like a good environmental documentary to get my blood boiling and the activist in me raging; at what we have done, the human race, and my own part in that.

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