4 ways the sharing economy could help you make some extra cash to help pay for Christmas!

    Christmas doesn’t need to break the bank, there are loads of ways to make it affordable, but there are times when you might want to spend a bit extra. The minute you put the word organic in your shopping list, the price goes through the roof. Sustainable gifts can be pricey and if
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Why I quit my challenges for this year and what I am going to do instead!

Yesterday I had a bit of a rant and a rave about how I love my slow life, but that it has it’s frustrations (read more here). One frustration I didn’t mention was money. Generally we are doing ok for money, but when we don’t have students staying with us, we aren’t bringing in quite
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Why renting out my stuff just isn’t for me

This month I was supposed to be looking into renting out some of my under used stuff.  I totally failed in getting off the ground with this challenge. I’ve been too busy thinking about all the potential pitfalls to even try to rent anything out. The thing is that although on the surface it seems
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Can I earn £10,000 in a year without getting a job?

I love my life.  I enjoy being able to be around for my kids whenever they need me.  I also like being able to spend the time when they are at school doing the things I need to do to run the house and the things I want to do like writing this blog or
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