Spending Diary 31st August – 6th September 2020

Hi everybody! Welcome to another review of how money has left my wallet this week. 31/08/2020 Bank Holiday Monday! The last one till around Christmas/New Year’s Eve time. I wanted to make the most of it. I have an interest paying current account. On balances up to £5000 I get paid 5% interest a month …

Apple and Maple Syrup Oat Cookies

Apple and Maple Syrup Oat Cookies Hi everybody, On Monday I found some apples going soft in the bottom of my fridge, so rather than waste them I cooked them in some water with sugar, then pulsed them in my food processor. Then they sat in a Tupperware in my fridge because I didn’t have …

Spending Diary 24th – 30th August 2020

Hi everybody, A monumental week for me as you all know. Here is how my money was spent this week. 24/08/2020 Back to work after a weekend. I was studying for an Excel course I will be doing later this week so it was quite a nice Monday at work. At lunchtime I remembered a …

I AM DEBT FREE!

I’VE DONE IT! As of today I am free from credit card and consumer debt. No credit card bills, no overdraft, no loans, nothing, all gone! Some people think living with debt is normal and a natural part of life. I didn’t want to live like everyone else, I wanted to be free from debt …

Spending Diary 17th to 23rd August 2020

Spending Diary 17th to 23rd August 2020 Hi everybody, Welcome to another week in the life of my wallet. I’ll take you through my spending. 17/08/2020 My flat mate returned from having spent the weekend with his girlfriend. He came back with some food shopping he had bought at a big supermarket he went to …

Spending Diary 10th to 16th August 2020

Hi everybody, This week was a bit tough for me as on Tuesday my mum was cremated and it felt like I had lost her all over again that day. I’ll take you through the spending. 10/08/2020 My Dad’s birthday today! After work I called him up and spoke to him on a video call. …

Spending Diary 3rd to 9th August 2020

Hi everybody, I returned to work again this week, after having taken time off due to my recent bereavement. It felt good to get back to work. 03/08/2020 This morning I bought two books for my Kindle, but I used Amazon vouchers to pay for them so it didn’t cost me anything. That was a …

Goats Cheese, Beetroot and Walnut Macaroni

Hi everybody, I did a food inventory of the cupboards and fridge/freezer last night and decided to make use of some things languishing in the cupboards. Like walnuts. I thought about making a cake with them, but the trouble with making a cake with nuts in is only I would eat it (my flat mate …

Spending Diary 27th July to 2nd August 2020

Hi everyone, I had taken this week off work due to needing to sort out things after my mum’s death, some of the days have been harder than others. 27/07/2020 I decided to travel back to my home town to see some family and be with them during this time. My training ticket cost £45.05 …