We’re now into the third month of the year, almost a quarter of the way through. How fast the time flies! Amongst all the other things you need to think about, you should also be thinking about planning ahead, specifically about your budget for Christmas. There are many ways you can save and plan.
We first tried out the Skittles Rainbow Magic experiment just before Christmas. Eddie, our Elf on the Shelf, left the children a note and some skittles arranged on a plate, I wrote about it here – http://mymoneycottage.com/elf-shelf-rainbow-magic/. This was such a fun experiment and was really popular on social media at the time, I thought I’d remind you lovely lot of it!
So, January is finally behind us. It’s commonly felt to be the hardest month of the year. Finances are stretched after Christmas and the last pay cheque had to be stretched over six weeks instead of the usual four. I’m welcoming February with open arms. So, it’s now time to plan for February. First of all, if you haven’t already, you… More →
Christmas is undoubtedly a magical time of year for the vast majority of us. It can be stressful though and put a huge strain on finances. After a couple of disastrous Christmases I now save money weekly throughout the year. I’ll be doing the same from January and will be tracking my progress here as I save for Christmas 2017.… More →