The Rough Draft

For anyone who caught my post towards the end of July, either here on on facebook, you may already know that I found June a bit of a struggle. I’m generally quite a positive person, who tends not to worry about things unless they’re actually happening — mostly because I feel it’s a waste of…

Meal Plan Monday

Despite “theme-ing” my week, we ended up straying from the meal plan quite a bit. I’ve realised that moving meals around the week isn’t as bad as I make it out to be. I always feel like I’m letting myself or the plan down when I have to change things, especially if it’s because I’m…

meal plan monday

You ever blink and suddenly it’s two weeks later and you have no idea where the time went? Yeah, that just happened to me. I didn’t even realise I hadn’t posted my Meal Plans for the past two weeks until today. Like, what even kind of blip is that? I can’t even entirely blame this…

Recipe: Backpacker Pasta

  When I was backpacking my way around New Zealand, it sometimes wasn't always in my budget to afford the ingredients I needed to make a proper meal. This dish is something I quickly started making, oftentimes for free, as the ingredients were generally available in the free bin of most backpackers.You can always find seasoning and…

Meal Planning… Sometimes

Meal Planning is something I’ve been doing on-and-off for just over a year now. It’s one of those things that is incredibly rewarding and really can save you so much money in the long run. Yet, it can also be time consuming, or frustrating if you’ve planned a meal you just don’t have the time…

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…