Ok, so since making a lot of changes over the last year in order to become more eco-friendly there has been one obstacle that I have come up against time and time again: the sheer cost. Yep, as soon as you start looking for products that start with the word ‘eco’ you can guarantee that the price is going to be far higher than your usual product. I look at it in the same way I had to when I was getting married and when I was expecting. Add wedding to the front of something and the price usually triples, add baby to the front of something or even maternity and the price can roughly double Continue reading “How To Be Eco-Friendly On A Budget”
When you’re a homeowner, it’s a top priority to keep your home in as excellent condition as possible. You’ll want to protect your investment and also to have a beautiful living space to enjoy with your family. Adding value to your home means that not only can you potentially create a more luxurious space for yourself, but you can also add value to your property should you wish to sell-up in the future. Continue reading “Tips To Add Value To Your Home”
Every family ends up moving house at least once. Usually, you start off in a small place, then more kids come along, and you need to upsize to something bigger. Typically, you will sell your old home when you move into the new one. It seems natural seeing as you won’t live there anymore, so why bother keeping it?! Continue reading “3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Sell Your Home When You Move To A New One”
There are too many reasons to list why becoming a stay at home mom (or dad) is a great choice to make, but let’s take a shot at a few!
- It means you don’t miss your kids’ milestones, and your children get to spend valuable time with the person they love the most.
- You don’t have to fork out for expenses on travelling to and from work, uniforms and lunches.
- Also, it means you have some freedom and flexibility to organise your day how you see fit without a strict working regime.
If you are unhappy with your current living arrangements or environment, you simply have two options: start again somewhere else, or make the most out of what you have. Moving is not without stress, and it can cost you a lot of money. Likewise, if you decide to renovate your home, there will be never-ending expenses and chaos. There are pros and cons to each solution. Below you will find a few pointers that will help you decide which ones are the best for you. Continue reading “Should You Renovate Or Move? A Few Things to Consider”
When it comes to financial management, there’s no greater tool than a well-designed budget. While the idea of living to a budget can often be seen as restrictive, the opposite is actually true: a good budget allows you to live life with a minimum of financial stress, safe in the knowledge that all of your family’s expenses will always be met. Continue reading “4 Common Budgeting Mistakes”
Being financially irresponsible is probably one of the worst things you can be in life. When you lose track of money, you end up in all sorts of bother. To heighten the problem, it’s not just you that ends up in a sticky situation. Mess up your money, and your whole family suffers.
I don’t want to end up in debt, you don’t want to; nobody wants to! So, how do you become more financially responsible? It’s easier than you think, and it starts with these steps: Continue reading “Be More Financially Responsible In Just 3 Steps”