Meal Plan Monday

It started out so beautifully… (Using the traffic light system for ‘Nailed it!’, ‘Well… at least we didn’t spend any money!‘, and ‘Gross sobbing‘) Monday Used up the last of our part-baked rolls and ‘fake’ cheese slices to make hotdogs. Tuesday The only change to this was that I didn’t add spinach, choosing to use…

Debt Free Journey: My 2019 Goal

Since getting more serious about paying off my debt, I’ve been spending quite a bit of time looking into budgeting and side hustles, and trying to find out exactly where I’m haemorrhaging money every month- money that would be far better spent paying off my credit card! Despite the emergency purchases, take-aways, and the general…

Debt Free: Dave Ramsey Style

If you’ve looked into going debt free you’ve probably heard about Dave Ramsey. His was definitely one of the first names that popped up for me when I started looking into how to get my finances in order at the tale-end of last year, and, even after all these months, his method is still the…

Meal Plan Monday

I can hardly believe we’ve passed through the first week of June already! I had pretty big plans for this month in terms of budgeting and meal planning and within the first few days not only did I completely disregard both of those things, but I ended up spending money I was going to put…

MEAL PLANNING 101

It’s funny how you can get into a habit. Doing the same thing over and over and over again until there’s no longer a thought behind the action. You can build great habits this way: training yourself to wake up earlier in the mornings, committing to regular exercise, healthier eating habits, even changing your brain…

WHY AM I ALWAYS BROKE?

That’s the question, isn’t it? Why am I always broke? It’s actually something I’ve been asking myself since forever. Or at least that’s how it feels. Certainly the worst of it has been since moving to England in September 2017, to start my first full-time job since returning to the UK in the summer of…

Goodreads Giveaway – July

Congratulations to Elizabeth who is this months Goodreads Giveaway winner, having beaten almost 1500 other people to claim a copy of the first Amanzimtoti series novel!   Well done, Elizabeth, your copy will shortly find its way to you in Canada! + Goodreads Giveaway + Add to Shelf + + Other Competitions & Giveaways +  

Cursed Child Tickets Arrived!

My tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child arrived today! asdfghj BEYOND EXCITED for this omg. I can hardly believe it’s been a year already since I was sitting in my PJ’s with three devices open, my flatmate beside me with another two, watching that little wizard casually strolling his way across our multiple…

WINNERS – Signed “The Ridge” Bookcards

Huge congrats go to… Andreja, Angie, Charlize, Hulttio, Kaitlin, Paul, Sandra, Shauna, Tara, & Teon for winning the signed bookcards, featuring “The Ridge” cover art!!   And, because I’ve just received the bookcards for “Inyoni Rocks” and am feeling pretty generous as a result, you guys will all be the first to receive the signed…

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