Do you ever constantly see other mums constantly posting fun things to do for their kids?
I do, I see it all the time. Truth is, sometimes I suck as a parent.
The last 12 months have been my excuse… multiple pulmonary embolisms and most recently pneumonia, not to mention the consistent migraines. Continue reading “Attempting to be a fun mum”
I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately, A lot of my Christmas gifts were books off my wish list. I love books but I never make enough time for reading, so I changed that. I used to be that person who’s so captivated by the book they’re reading that, it takes a lot to get my attention… skip forward 8years and add five kids and the level of commitment to reading has almost disappeared. Continue reading “I’m under a pile of books”
Sometimes my Instagram posts are a blog post so…
We woke up/I went to sleep knowing something was off when we had a bank balance of 72c, but I knew nothing could be done until the pending transactions processed. So I went to sleep peacefully. Continue reading “I found financial peace this morning”
My husband and I have been having some really strange conversations lately, mostly about funerals. It feels like topic that shouldn’t be talked about out loud. Reality is we need to be talking about this, my long term goals are that we have enough to cover every members funeral costs in our bank. A debt free and prepared, that’s what I want for my family. Continue reading “Forbidden subject topic: Music”
Two years ago I sat down and made a advent calendar for Christmas, little felt socks. Only I didn’t think it out very well and five of anything doesn’t fit in one haha, So I changed the way we use our advent calendar. Continue reading “Family advent calendar.”
Monday night, It’s the day before pay day.
Obviously our new budget has already failed. We had an emergency within the first month of STICKING TO OUR NEW BUDGET. Talk about a wake up call, So I’m budgeting while listening to Dave Ramsey millionaire theme hour as motivation. Continue reading “The Christmas plan for 2016”
I said it out loud, I’m afraid.
I haven’t even been home for 24hrs yet and I’m a mess. I started blogging again because I wanted some extra accountability to keep focused and be motivated by the progress,but now I feel like we’re back at square one. Continue reading “20th nov.”
I’ve been bugging my husband to pick up my Dave Ramsey book so I can get him on board with changing our lives, again. I know he’s not very interested in reading and he does find some of this number stuff boring but we really need the same enthusiasm towards our budget. Continue reading “It’s now a team effort!”
For so long I’ve always meal planned or shopped utilising specials of the week ect, but at the beginning of the month I set a $750.00 food budget and now I’m not so sure it was the right way to go about our shopping.
The first week we spent $187.33 at coles utilising specials and $36.92 at our local convience stores specials, the budget quickly started to disappear with just $525.75 left. Continue reading “A new approach to shopping”