Thrifty Living: Coping with envy

In our quest to put some money in the bank and eventually rejoin the home owners party we have made some tough decisions. One of those decisions is to not buy new stuff. I miss new stuff…. I visit friend’s homes and am struck with the green eyed monster when I see furniture without biro […]

Start of a thrifty life….

Officially I am rubbish at being thrifty, despite best intentions and all that I have failed in the most recent month to make significant cutbacks – I do however have a good tan from my recent exploits in Portugal.  So June is all about starting to take a thrifty life more seriously.  So far I […]

Win £400 of Amazon vouchers with Whichoffshore

This competition is now closed! The winner, as selected by the promoter, is Jbmumofone, – well done and please send me your email, phone and address so we can get your Amazon vouchers out asap! ********************************************************************************************************************************* Want to win £400 of Amazon vouchers? All you need to do is help me learn how to be […]

This is me….

Hullo *waves*, Come in, please, grab a cup of tea, biscuits are on the side. Nice to meet you. I’m Jane, author of this blog, which I have set up to try and help me control my excessive spending problem. I do like to spend money, I like to earn it as well but since […]