Add value to your property with a home office

When thinking about 2020 and the current pandemic, it can be hard to come up with any positives whatsoever. However, for myself and many others, working from home is an impact that has benefitted our family. I work in the education sector part time which involves direct teaching, so I

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Money Saving Lockdown Habits to Take Forward

Money Saving Lockdown Habits to Take Forward  As the weather gets warmer and life slowly starts to return to some sort of normality, many of us are looking forward to the activities that we have missed over the last 12 months. However, there are certain things I have managed to

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last minute christmas gift ideas

Last minute Christmas Gift ideas under £20

I’m usually pretty organised with Christmas shopping. I set money aside automatically with Plum all year, and I take advantage of Black Friday deals to get the bulk of my present buying done before December hits. However, I can also relate to that last minute panic of realising you’ve forgotten

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Money Saving Ideas Using Smart Technology

Image: Pixabay Money saving opportunities spring up everywhere, in every single aspect of your life. It might be during your weekly shopping, in your utility bills or by making lifestyle changes. For instance, we have already told you about 5 Ways to Save Money on Your Grocery Shopping, exploring the methods by

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small business gift guide


This post contains affiliate links. This means that I may receive a small commission Although this includes some businesses I am already an affiliate or Brand Ambassador for, I have also included some of my personal favourite small businesses and also reached out on social media in order to help

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Hi! I'm Melissa

I help busy mums like me become financially fitter without resorting to extreme “crash diet” measures.

If you want to make extra money and balance your budget without giving up your coffee fix, you’re in the right place!

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