How Do You Budget For Christmas?

Happy Wednesday Lovely Peeps! I'm going to talk about 3 of my favourite things; Christmas, Planning and Maths 🙂 (I guess that makes Christmas seem more appealing to most of you LOL...I'm a nerd and I own it!) Step 1: Start now- whether you're reading this in October or January, start ASAP to minimise the [...]

5 Months

Hi-de-hi Peeps! If you know me at all, you probably know what I'm going to say....IT'S FIVE MONTH'S UNTIL CHRISTMAS!!!!! (Yes I know it's the first day of summer holidays, but that doesn't change the date!) Part of the reason I start doing Christmas so early is because of the budget; I don't have a [...]

Financial Patience

Howdy Peeps! My idea of financial patience, until recently, was saving up for something and waiting to buy it....while this is excellent practice (and something we're currently doing) but it's not what I'm talking about today. I love scrimping and budgeting and the Mathematical side of running a home (I know it seems sad but [...]

Financial Check-Up

Hi-de-hi Peeps! April brings the start of the new financial year in England. So Mr.B and I had a good old chat and did some calculating yesterday. The thing with the annual bills (like council tax and water, which have recently arrived) is that the monthly payments are never quite equal... you have to watch out [...]