A booking and an onion rescue mission!

Things can change really quickly in the world of renting out rooms and one of the agencies we are registered with decided they did have a student for us after all!  We now have one arriving on Saturday who will be staying with us for 8 weeks.  We will be paid £129 a week for
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Procrastination

I set myself a task for this year – to earn £10,000 without getting a job.  So far – 12 days into January I haven’t made any money at all. Not great progress. I have been procrastinating by trying to make DIY alternatives to slow cookers (read more here).  I have got a plan for this week
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The do’s and don’ts of assembling a DIY thermal/ heat retention cooker.

This is the third in a series of posts about saucepans and slow cooker alternatives (read post 1 here and post 2 here). I have been trying to work out if I can slow cook food without the help of any special equipment and without needing any power (other than an initial injection of heat by bringing the
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Over £11,000 of savings made!

When I started this blog, my aim was to drastically cut my expenditure so that I could afford to quit my job to become a stay at home mum/ blogger and for my family of four to not just survive, but thrive on one salary! I also didn’t want to compromise on buying eco-friendly foods
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Budget Cuts

Want to reduce your yearly expenditure, whilst retaining or improving your quality of life?  I started this blog as I wanted to prove that it is possible to thrive, not just survive on one salary.  Obviously less income, means less spending and therefore some budget cuts are necessary.  Those budget cuts however are the key
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