A morning in the life of a working mum..

7am – The day begins, who am I kidding I’ve been awake for half an hour but I’m pretending not to hear the girls fighting over a toy in the next room. 7:30am – Ok get up or we will be late, get up, get up, GET UP. I’m up – where’s the coffee??? Two scoop of Nescafe kinda day – yup. Time to prepare breakfasts that will only be half eaten as per and potter about the kitchen putting things away whilst the caffeine sinks in. 8am – I can see straight again and spot the time – shit…

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Beach Walks In January

Oh January how I haven’t missed you. It’s such a hard month to get into the swing of. Christmas and new year now feels a distant memory but I’m not yet ready to admit everything’s ‘back to normal’. My head is definitely still in a bit of a holiday mode! However after a shaky start i.e 1 lost tie and 1 soaking wet PE kit we are back! 2019 is here and I am actually already so excited about what this year will hold for me and my little family. 2018 wasn’t the best year for me, it had some…

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16 Realistic Ways To Save Money Everyday

A big goal for me for 2019 is to save more money. I definitely fall into the spender rather than saver category. Which means I need to be clever with my saving and look for little ways to cut the spending. These are my 16 realistic ways to save money everyday. They don’t involve me going without or saying no to things. For me it’s all about being smarter with my money to make it stretch that little bit further and allow me to put some away. Take a packed lunch to work. A meal deal for £3.50 seems like a…

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Goodbye 2018..

There is one word that stands out most when it comes to describing 2018.. Change. 2018 was a year full of changes for us; I went back to full time work and there were plenty of bumps along the way as we adjusted to a completely new routine. I know to some it doesn’t seem like a big deal but after being a stay at home mum of three for 7 years it was HUGE. The girls adjusted to longer hours at school and nursery like pro’s and I adjusted to juggling a thousand plates. I have a completely new…

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