March 2016

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I cannot believe that March is over already! I only have one more month on maternity leave, and it doesn’t seem long enough. However, March has been another lovely month for us. We have been on another family holiday, this time to the Lake District with my parents. We stayed in a little cottage and …
Happy Easter everyone! I hope you’re having a lovely day, whatever you are doing. We’re spending the day with my parents and are going out for Sunday lunch later on. We are having a little holiday up in the Lake District this week, so we’ve got lots of nice things planned. We’re hoping that the …
You are allowed to have one ISA in a tax year, which runs from April 6th until April 5th the following year. Anyone aged 18 or over and lives in the UK can open an ISA which means you get your savings protected from tax.   What is an ISA?   An ISA is an …
It’s Monday which means it’s meal plan time. Our meal plan this week will be somewhat different to normal as we’re continuing with our paelo diet for this week. It will mainly consist of eating meat and fish, accompanied by fruit and vegetables and cutting back on carbs and dairy for the time being. We have …
There isn’t one person in the world who doesn’t want to be able to save, or to have more money. The majority of adults wish they could save more, have a better pension or be able to take the family on that holiday they’ve always dreamed of. Sometimes, just taking that first step is the …
Making a budget can be quite a task and completing your budget can be quite satisfying, especially if you’re making a budget to help you set some long term financial goals. It can create stability within your household, as you know exactly what is coming in and what is going out, plus you can start …
It’s Monday which means it’s meal plan time. Our meal plan this week will be somewhat different to normal as we’re going to start a paleo type diet for the next couple of weeks. It will mainly consist of eating meat and fish, accompanied by fruit and vegetables and cutting back on carbs and dairy …
My fourth online income report! I’m still in a bit in shock that I’m actually writing about earning money online. Granted, the numbers are small and I have a long way to go until I’m earning a decent income, but it’s a start. And everyone has to start somewhere, right? Long before I started this …
It’s Monday which means it’s meal plan time. I haven’t done one of these posts in a while; I realised our food gets quite repetitive and I wasn’t sure whether people wanted to read about the same rotation of meals all of the time! However, I love to see what other people eat to get inspiration …
As part of our long term plans for early retirement, we need enough money in savings and/or income to make sure we can live on a budget long term. I am now hoping that a small income stream will come from dividend payments as part of our investment portfolio. Each month when I receive dividend …
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