10 Ways with Kids and Cash

10 Ways with Kids and Cash

How do you teach children that money doesn’t grow on trees? My son almost always has a wish list of things he’d like to buy….

Yes

Yes

Blossom is everywhere, the sky’s blue, the sun’s shining. There is an air of positive possibilities and yet I’m drifting. At the beginning of this…

Wales, Sunshine and Chocolate

Wales, Sunshine and Chocolate

My feet have been out, bare toes in sun light. Possibly, needing a little more TLC before a public airing, but I believe in making…

Joint Accounts

Joint Accounts

Managing money in a relationship, is akin to looking after a plant. For us, it takes both parties to nurture and care for it, keeping…

Intentions April

Intentions April

The clocks have gone back and the days already feel lighter.  The delicate pink of magnolia trees against blue skies and the punchy yellow of…

The house; 6 months on

The house; 6 months on

When I reflected on the last six months, from the original house tour, although there seems to be a never-ending list of things to do,…

Project Garden

Project Garden

At weekend, we gained some bricks, we spotted them as we passed a skip. After knocking on a couple of doors, to get permission, we…

Saving for a rainy day

Saving for a rainy day

My parent’s never had credit cards, they are of the savings generation. You want something and you save for it. Whereas, I am of a…

Living with Alzheimer’s

Living with Alzheimer’s

My mother had Alzheimer’s, I think she probably had it for a lot longer than anyone realised. Her illness became apparent in a jigsaw of…

Possibilities

Possibilities

A house a few doors away is having work. The sound of hammering and drilling fills the day. I’ve been watching the progress. What can…