My No-Spend Month: Week 1 Round Up

So I’ve been doing my no-spend month for just over a week now. It’s actually turning out to be a lot harder than I thought it would be. I thought “hey, it can’t be that hard to just not buy things”. Boy, was I wrong. It’s felt like there’s been a constant stream of things I’ve needed this month. Thankfully, my willpower has held strong and I’ve not been on any splurges. A stressful morning.…

Enjoying a Trip to the Beach with …

Sunday was pretty glorious here on the Island. There was very little wind and the temperature reached around 16 degrees. We always try to take the dogs to a new walking spot on days like these. We harnessed up the dogs and hopped in the car, heading off to the west side of the Isle of Wight. There’s a lot of farmland and forest on this side of the Island but we decided that it…

Why I’m Challenging Myself to a …

It’s recently dawned on me that I might have a teensy tiny problem with spending money. Okay, so that’s a bit of an understatement. In fact, I should probably contact deed poll to change my middle name to Impulsebuy. I have no idea where it’s come from. Up until 2015 I very rarely ever spent money on myself. Now it’s 2017 I think nothing of a £170 spend on a blanket, some mugs, and a…

My 10 Reasons to Be Happy in 2017

Yesterday the lovely Sally over at Sally Akins has challenged me to take part in the ’10 reasons to be happy’ tag. This post has really made me think about the year ahead and realise how much I have to look forward to. Read on to see which I picked out as my favourite reasons to be happy this year.   The grumble Our grumble was more of a duo up until February this year when we rescued Betty.…

Competition: Win a £50 ASOS voucher!

It’s nearly time to pack away your thermals! With spring drawing nearer I’ve been keeping an eye out for new tops and shoes to wear when the sun finally makes an appearance. I’ve spent the whole winter wrapped up in jumpers and scarves, so I’m getting a little bit excited at the prospect of being able to wear cute flats and vests. I thought this would be a the perfect time to run a little competition for…