Christmas…yes, really.

Howdy Peeps! You may think I'm insane (you should know that if you've been here a while!) especially as it's our last day of school here for summer, but let's talk Christmas. It is 5 months today (or 22 weeks yesterday) until the big day! That's not long when organising as much as we do. [...]

Budgeting for Christmas!

Hellooooo Peeps! Now is the time for Christmas shopping, it is a mere 4 months away (yesterday). I've been out and about this week getting a few bits for the teenager to return to school. While I was out, I headed to B&M for some bits and the Card Factory (to buy some Exam Congrats [...]

Back To School Bargains

Happy Monday Peeps! Just a heads-up for those in the UK: WH Smith's and Sainsbury's both currently have school stationery on sale!! Sainsbury's also selling lunch boxes and bottles, and in larger stores, uniform and bags too. Wherever you are, try Amazon for a bargain! Just got my daughter a really good quality backpack that's [...]

Summer Treats and Budgeting

Hi-de-hi Peeps! I heard on the radio the other day that the average family spends £5000 in the summer holidays!....WHAT?! This included a holiday and several day trips as well as toys, ice creams, etc. I've never spent five grand on anything in a year ever! If you've got the budget to do so, then [...]

Don’t Be Sucked In!

Morning Peeps! It's 5 months to Christmas! 🙂 Yay! Starting right now, there are bargains to be had and old stock on sale: Between now and September there will be card and discount shops selling last year's stock. Also, the summer stock will end around then so there will be sales....shop smart, get your gifts [...]