October 2015

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Is it just me who can’t believe that October is over already and we’re getting ever closer to the end of 2015? Surely it’s only three years since 1999? Where does the time go?! Anyway, back to October. I’ll be honest, I seem to have lost my way a bit this month. I suppose in …
I don’t know about anyone else, but as the winter months start to approach, and the holiday season is upon us, I find that money seems to disappear more than normal. I don’t know if it’s because the colder weather makes me want to spend more, or I take my eye off the ball a …
I thought I would do a new series about food and meal planning, which really helps us stick to our budget month after month. Am I the only one who loves looking at and reading about what other people buy at the grocery store and what they eat each week? I sometimes even watch grocery …
Today is a guest post by Kathleen; enjoy!    Throughout the year it is good to make an account of your budget to check if there are areas where you can reduce your expenses. Cutting down spending on your cleaning supplies is something you can easily achieve. You can use your own cleaning products, made by …
This week has been another quiet one for us; Mr FC has been back at work so I’ve spent most of the week at home spending some quality time with DS. He is changing everyday and is now weight restored so the health visitor doesn’t have to come and weigh him every week from now on, …
With Halloween just around the corner, shops in the UK seem to be inundated with stuff associated with the holiday. Now, Halloween is much more celebrated in the US than it is here, but it doesn’t mean that you can’t have some fun! Whether it’s decorating your home, playing games or telling spooky stories, there …
A new month means it is time again to update The Ultimate Dream Fund again, as I continue our journey to early retirement. The Ultimate Dream Fund is named because it is our dream to retire early, and we need the funds to make that happen! One day, this fund will provide us with the …
I haven’t managed to do a weekend edition post for ages, not since before our son was born, so I’m pleased that I’ve managed to do one this weekend. This week has been quiet for us; Mr FC has been off work so we have made the most of being together as a family. We …
Hello October! With Autumn well and truly here, the nights drawing in and the days getting cooler, I am a big fan of the colder months. I’m hoping that we can continue to try and get into some kind of routine, especially during the night as I am missing sleep somewhat! I know that it’ll …
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