budgeting · income · selling

Bringing home a little more bacon – finding sources of extra income

I’m not a fan of January. The fun of Christmas has gone, days are dark and no matter how much extra income I earn (which is never very much but still…), it just disappears  against a myriad of outgoings. All the children’s bills seem bigger in January – lots of stuff is invoiced termly: clarinet… Continue reading Bringing home a little more bacon – finding sources of extra income

budgeting · debt

If you have but two pennies left, spend one on bread and the other on a flower…

My lightbulb moment came last year –  I have been in debt most of my adult life, but in 2016 it started spiralling out of control. It was clearly time to learn to manage my money. My debts are now history (more about that later I’m sure) but I still have spendaholic tendencies that need to… Continue reading If you have but two pennies left, spend one on bread and the other on a flower…