2018… You Have Been Weird

I know… I’m rubbish. Since starting my job in October, this blog has taken somewhat of a hit. I’m sorry! However, as we fast approach 2019 (and yes one of my resolutions is to crack on with this again), I thought it would be rather apt to look back on the past 12 months and…

My Perception of the World Has Changed

I can only apologise for the lack of posts since starting my job. I’m so mentally pooped when I get home, it’s so hard to try and think of what to have for dinner not alone write a half decent blog post. If you’ve kept up to date with my blog, you will see that…

Do We Really Need A Side Hustle?

I will openly confess that from 2012 until earlier this year I was living under a rock and it still terrifies me how I managed to miss SO much of what was going on in the world. Despite having accounts with YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, I remained oblivious to the rise of vloggers…

Life Update: 4 Months Later

It is 4 months since I started this blog (where does the time go?) and I thought it would be a good time to reflect now that hopefully I have come through the other side. If you’ve not read my blog before you may not know that my career and I went through a bit…

Financial Stress: The Impact on Wellbeing

Whenever I say to Tim ‘we need to chat’, he instantly goes pale and sits down. Except he knows I’m not about to divorce him. It’s the line I use to discuss our finances and he knows I’m probably about to cry. You see, Tim hates chatting about money, whereas I like to know where…

Learning To Say No

The word ‘no’ is often associated with being rude, ignorant or selfish and is often discouraged. But is it really such a horrid word? In some cases yes – when we are turned down for a job, when our house offer isn’t accepted, when someone decides they no longer want to spend time with us;…

My 3 Week Wedding Celebrations Cost £13000

I have to say that I wasn’t one of those girls who spent their childhood/teens/twenties thinking about my perfect wedding – not because I didn’t want one; I just wasn’t sure it would happen (cue the violins). When Tim popped the question we really had to start from scratch of what our perfect wedding might…