Home update: Three years after completion

Follow my blog with Bloglovin How have we lived in our home for three years? Its flown over so quickly and whilst we’re yet to paint a single wall, the house has turned into a home and it feels like us. Lounge – Then & Now I can’t believe how much this room has changed….

Budgeting and Cutting Unnecessary Spending

2020 took us all by surprise and I think it’s safe to say that none of us expected to be spending a large chunk of time at home and unable to work. Last year in February I made the decision to leave the company I’ve worked for four years, despite not having a new role…

The Importance of Organising Your Money Before You Travel

It costs a lot of money to go travelling, and that’s what deters many people from being adventurous when it comes to their holidays. But you don’t want to go to the same cheap all-inclusive resort every year. You should aim to expand your horizons from time to time, and it doesn’t have to be…

Buying Our House – What Renting Taught Me

Renting is a mind-field. Since we bought our house earlier this year we’re out of the trap, thank god. But if you’re a renter who’s saving for a deposit or, shock horror, someone who is happy renting and likes the flexibility of not being tied in, I’m now ready to look back on my experience…

Life // Blogging, Earning Money and Saving For a House Deposit

Today’s post is slightly different to usual but about a topic I wanted chat about. Earning money from blogging and sponsored posts. I’m lucky enough to get contacted by brands and PR/SEO agencies alike, wanting to work with me and my blog. A hugely flattering request and one I always consider carefully. Making money from…

Life // How To Save For a House Deposit

Attempting to save for a house deposit is no easy feat, believe me. Sacrifices have to be made and with all of your monthly outgoings, it’s so hard to put a set amount aside every month. If you’re a long-time reader, I’m sure you’ll know that we currently rent a house which makes saving that…

Fashion // Recycle Old Clothes with iCollectClothes

Since I started working in Liverpool city centre last year, I’ve definitely become more aware of those in need and helping out with local charities. Through my workplace, we worked on a brand campaign earlier this year raising money for The Whitechapel Centre, the homeless charity and donated to food banks. There’s something about working…