Sold!

Success! I have sold something on eBay! I am a master salesman and negotiator! Well, I listed seven items and one has sold. They offered lower but I haggled them back up. Can you say ‘haggled back up’? Now you can! As well as the feeling of accomplishment that comes with actually getting sorted, taking…

Overly Organised

As you may know, I’m very into organisation and planning ahead. It’s my bag, or whatever the young people say these days. I enjoy it. However, I think there are times when people take it much further than I would personally go, to the extent that I’m worrying if they have any hobbies outside of…

My Shopping List

As part of my collected works on getting more organised, I wanted to share the shopping list style that I have gradually developed since I’ve been living independently and organising the food shop. It’s a small difference to make but I’ve found it speeds up the food shop and saves us money too. My other…

5 Weeks Vegetarian

As you may be aware, we have had a vegetarian living with us for the past 5 weeks while he did some work experience with my other half. I was determined to provide a variety of healthy meals with as little as possible in the way of meat substitutes like Quorn. I’ve explained before that…

Planning Meals for Long Days

My friend has recently started a new job, which is great, but this new job has a much longer commute and he is finding it hard to motivate himself to prepare proper meals in the evening when he is shattered. The result is that he eats junk food and feels even worse and more sluggish….

From One Rant To Another

I subscribe to a couple of regular blogs and the one I got in my inbox this morning was a bit of an upbeat rant that I felt required a response. This person loves to talk about saving money to spend it on what is really important to you- you can buy fancy cars or…

Procrastination Girl

A while ago I came up with a character for my sister’s illustrations. Her name was Procrastination Girl and her superpower was procrastinating. Procrastination Girl has dreams and desires, like becoming a renowned author of serious novels about life and other serious topics. But she also has Netflix so she has to finish watching the…

Thrift Store Chic

It just goes to show that you needn’t smell like a granny walking out of these places.

You Deserve Better

Replacing that negative mindset with a proactive one so that you feel in control of your life.

Organise My Life

Being organised is what I do, second only to day dreaming about what I could be doing right now if I were a billionaire with a pad in Malta…