Frugal Win #3 – Broadband Super Switch!

How to save more than you might think on your home broadband by doing a super switch! The internet. It’s a household necessity. Now more than ever I think it’s safe to say. So, when I got an email from my current provider, Virgin a few weeks back saying they were going to increase ourContinue reading “Frugal Win #3 – Broadband Super Switch!”

Frugal Parenting Win #2 – Cheeky Wipes Review

Baby wipes. Parents everywhere love them. Not only can you use them at nappy changes, you can use them to clean you little one’s after meals, playtime, arts & crafts, you can even use them on your surfaces, pets, walls, televisions, the list goes on! They’re undoubtedly a parenting necessity. BUT, because they’re the go-toContinue reading “Frugal Parenting Win #2 – Cheeky Wipes Review”

Frugal Parenting Win #1 – Nooie Baby Monitor Review

This camera is an absolute life saver! We have a 6-month-old who needs 2-3 naps a day and whose sleep patterns overnight vary. Any parents out there going through the struggle.. we feel you! 🙏 This camera has taken away SO much anxiety for us, wondering if she’s woken up because the sound of herContinue reading “Frugal Parenting Win #1 – Nooie Baby Monitor Review”

Monthly Report #2 – April 2020

It’s that time of the month where I disclose my finances to you, in full and update you on my progress towards financial independence and early retirement. Spoiler alert: still not there. However, I made some huge jumps towards my goals this month. Having been promoted, I’ve seen my salary jump by 13%. As aContinue reading “Monthly Report #2 – April 2020”

Frugal Win #1 DIY Bathroom Re-Fit

This first frugal win is a really obvious one that I’m surprised more people don’t do. And one that has easily saved us thousands of pounds! DIY. I have a few examples of this, but the biggest one, in terms of savings was when I refitted our bathroom, floor to ceiling, plumbing and all, completelyContinue reading “Frugal Win #1 DIY Bathroom Re-Fit”

Living Frugally – What does it mean?

Herein marks the beginning of an endless series, all about frugality. My intention with this post is to talk about what frugality is and what it means to me and go into some detail on the frugal actions I take which enable us to save money on everyday expenses, purchases and bills. I’ll follow thisContinue reading “Living Frugally – What does it mean?”

Frugal Win #2 – Nuaire Ventilation

Item: Home ventilation Want or Need: Need Saving: £2,150! So, our house needs ventilation. The reason being, it was built in the 1930’s and has a cavity wall which has since been filled with rock wall insulation. This was commissioned by previous owners in an attempt to improve the thermal efficiency of the house. AndContinue reading “Frugal Win #2 – Nuaire Ventilation”

Becoming Financially Savvy – The Milestones

I’ve been thinking hard about what qualifies me to refer to myself as ‘Financially Savvy’. So, in this post is what I have determined to be the milestones that must be reached in order to achieve peak ‘Financial Savvy-ness’. It’s really quite straight forward. It’s simply an amalgamation of the things I learned about myContinue reading “Becoming Financially Savvy – The Milestones”