Nuts about Creating, Baking, and Saving Money.

Nuts about Creating, Baking, and Saving Money.

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Tired mum confessions

Tired mum confessions

*Not sure what beach this is at. Me, my 2 younger sisters, mum and dad <3* Recently I’ve been thinking. I’m not looking after myself enough and a lot of this is down to being tired a lot. I get up at 5 am most […]

Ellie’s simple bolagnaise and left over chilli

Ellie’s simple bolagnaise and left over chilli

This is one of my old favourites, I’ve made it time and time again. Recently I have been making a bigger amount then adding a tin of baked beans and making into chilli for another meal (I add the chilli after taking a bit out […]

Battles with the inner voice

Battles with the inner voice

The war with my inner voice began many years ago. My personality has always been shy, quiet and reserved which naturally led to me being bullied for as long as I can remember. I remember at primary school not having many friends and the ones […]

10 years goes so fast

10 years goes so fast

10 years ago to this day my day started with a distant buzzing noise, it was about 8am and a phone was buzzing constantly on a table in the living room. I hadn’t been able to sleep that night so pulled myself off the mattress […]

Mince and onion pie

Mince and onion pie

I love pie! Its definitely an old favourite in this household but these days finding a pie that is cheap and tasty is rare so I thought I’d share my simple recipe. Ingredients 500g mince (I used beef) 1 large onion (or 2 small) Gravy […]

Freebies week 2

Freebies week 2

This week has been another great week for freebies, I challenged myself again to see how many I could get Monday – Friday, maybe I could have done more if I wasn’t full of cold and I didn’t get 2 blog posts in like I […]

Freebies

Freebies

Freebies 3rd-9th April Today I thought I’d write a blog post nice and early, in between looking after my 15 month old who is currently coming down with a cold and a little bit clingy poor little man. He was so upset first thing this […]

My best and most magical win so far

My best and most magical win so far

I love to enter competitions so I thought I’d write about my best win. It was 2014 I had been obsessively entering competitions in order to avoid thinking about my life and the breakdown that is why I left my job. I thought like you […]

Powerful memories

Powerful memories

Today is the first day for months since I’ve had a few hours away from Harry, a belated birthday treat thanks to my friend Mel. We had planned McDonalds and bowling because I’m obsessed with their McDonalds monopoly. Its definitely not helping the waistline! Well […]

Mothers day birthday

Mothers day birthday

Yesterday was mothers day and my birthday. Running up to the day I found it hard to get excited or even plan anything as its almost 8 years this year since my mum passed away. Understandable I haven’t been looking forward to this day, especially as one […]