About Me and Why I Choose to Blog

By :- Kate, On November 3, 2012 in ::-Uncategorized
Writing has always been a passion of mine ever since I was a small girl, and now I am a single Mum of two, I ensure I have time to blog. I’m Kate and live in London with my two gorgeous children, Bethany and Hayley.  I have lived in this part of the UK since buying my mid terraced house 10 years ago. What I love in life I seem to have far too many things to do in a day; however, I ensure .... {{ Continue Reading }}

Charity Shops the Way Forward to Save Mo....

By :- Kate, On October 16, 2012 in ::-Uncategorized
Charity shops have been available on the high street for many years, and although I use them to donate my old items, I had never considered purchasing goods. When I started the goal to save 10K I knew that I would be stepping out of my comfort zone, and entering new territory. This included finding new, cheaper ways to purchase clothes. With two growing children, clothes are bought several time.... {{ Continue Reading }}

Eating out on a Budget in London

By :- Kate, On October 3, 2012 in ::-Uncategorized
Restaurants in London are amazing, and there is a huge amount of variety ensuring that regardless of your budget, you can eat out for an affordable price. I love cooking, and food, therefore, the girls and I eat in at home most nights. However, once in a while it is nice to treat the children to a meal out, which isn’t a fast food restaurant. When I began my mission to save 10K this year, I w.... {{ Continue Reading }}

Finding the Cheapest Way to entertain th....

By :- Kate, On September 15, 2012 in ::-Uncategorized
We all love living in London as there is such a huge array of different things to do and see, however, this year I am trying to save money, which means I need to be imaginative.  London can be expensive if you do not take the time and effort to research all of the alternatives you have for the children. Once you begin to search for cheap or free things to do and see in the city, you will be amaze.... {{ Continue Reading }}

Time to Dust off the Bike and Cycle More....

By :- Kate, On September 1, 2012 in ::-Uncategorized
Alongside the challenge to save 10K this year, I was determined to keep fit and ensure that the girls and I had a healthy balanced lifestyle. Living in London can be hectic, and there are times when it seems easier to jump on the public transport. However, I needed to remain focused, and knew it was time to dust off the girls bike, and get ready to cycle. There are numerous reasons why cycling .... {{ Continue Reading }}

Top Tips to Reach my 10K Target this Yea....

By :- Kate, On August 18, 2012 in ::-Uncategorized
Saving money is on everyone’s mind, and there is a huge array of different ways that you can help to save for the future. When I set the goal of saving 10K this year, I knew it would be hard, but not impossible. With determination and the right thinking, I knew I could cut costs and save for our future. People save money for many different reasons, and the beginning of the year is the ideal t.... {{ Continue Reading }}