Month: October 2018

Things You Buy Your Kids That I Don’t!

Things You Buy Your Kids That I Don’t!

When it comes to saving money and living a frugal lifestyle my children are not exempt.  Although much of what we are doing in terms of looking after our money is for the benefit of our children, we do feel it necessary to spend excessively on them.

 

My husband and I have made huge changes in our liv… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Saving Money, 9 comments
Side Hustling #11- Blogging

Side Hustling #11- Blogging

For the first time in this series, we are going to hear about how to make money blogging.  Clare from My Money Cottage is going to tell us how her side hustle and how it makes her money.  You can check out the rest of the series here.

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Tell us a little about yourself

My name is Clare. I’m a Mum of three c… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Side Hustling, 4 comments
19 Must Haves For An Eco-Friendly Bathroom

19 Must Haves For An Eco-Friendly Bathroom

As I write this we are currently having one of the mildest autumns ever.  Many are rejoicing in this fact, but for me I find it concerning.  It is a reminder of the scale of the human impact on our planet and reminds me that I must continue to find ways to bring our planet back to good health.  That’s wh… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Eco-Friendly Living, 10 comments
Side Hustling #10 – Matched Betting

Side Hustling #10 – Matched Betting

After an expensive couple of weeks, I’ve discovered a renewed motivation to get my side hustle on.  Therefore, I’m really excited that it is time for another edition of my Side Hustling series.  This week we hear from another fellow blogger talking about one of my favourite side hustRead more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Side Hustling, 5 comments
Frugal Friday Five – Frugal Family Fun – 12th October 2018

Frugal Friday Five – Frugal Family Fun – 12th October 2018

This week I decided to take this weekly post back to basics and just talk about five frugal things I’ve done this week.  We have been bless to have some awesome weather this week and it has meant that we’ve really been able to enjoy the garden and stay playing out there into the evening too.… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Frugal Friday Five, 0 comments
How Working Part Time Could Make You Better Off

How Working Part Time Could Make You Better Off

This month is my first month as a part time working mum.  After my maternity leave ended I decided to that going back full time (like I did after I had my first) was just not going to work for me this time.  Therefore I did was I always do in these situations and crunched the numbers.  The result was that w… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Making Money, Saving Money, 7 comments
Meal Planning: Holidays

Meal Planning: Holidays

We are heading away this week to spend a couple of nights in a yurt in Kent!  Although we love going away, it is a rare and exciting event for us so we are all buzzing.  Ideally, we wanted to go camping because it is the best but felt that the time of year was probably not right for taking two small kids away i… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Meal Planning, 3 comments
Side Hustling #9 – Online Retailing

Side Hustling #9 – Online Retailing

When I first started this series my intention was to show people that there are a million and one ways that you can make money.  And that you can make that money in addition to your day job.  We have heard from a variety of people all doing different things to make money all with different goals.  This wRead more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Side Hustling, 7 comments