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Spring at Fountains Abbey

Fountains Abbey is one of our favourite places to visit, and a place that has become really special to us since we stared a family. Its grown more special in the last few years when we have visited for special occasions like our wedding anniversary, which i wrote about here. Somehow we must have always escaped visiting [...]

By | 2017-05-08T19:51:26+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Days Out, Travel, Yorkshire|0 Comments

Loosing Weight with Weight Watchers Smart Points

After a year of on-off half-hearted 'dieting', whilst gaining weight, I finally decided that I had to commit to a weight loss plan to kick start healthy eating and weight loss. I am a huge believer that weight loss in theory is simple. If you eat less calories than your body needs, then your body [...]

By | 2017-04-27T13:03:45+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Health, Life|0 Comments

Extreme Reading at Fountains Abbey

If you have a primary school aged child, you have probably heard of the extreme reading challenge. You take a photo of your child reading in an extreme place, and the school hold a competition to find the pupil who has the most extreme reading photo. One of the biggest challenges for parents (and teachers!) is [...]

By | 2017-04-25T11:33:22+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Days Out, Life, Travel|0 Comments

Happy Hummus With Crunchy Carrots

Its super quick and easy to make, cheap and full of nutrients; hummus has quickly become one of our favourite dips to have readily prepared in the fridge. The main ingredients are chickpeas, and at the moment a 400g tin is a mere 33p at Aldi, its much fresher & cheaper than shop-bought hummus. There [...]

By | 2017-01-31T23:08:51+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Recipes, Simple Living|0 Comments

Financial Freedom In November 2016

I am sharing our journey to financial freedom and hoping that some of the things we share are useful to others. We are in the middle of our journey to pay off our mortgage debt and we still have several years before we are mortgage free. Seven years ago when we began our journey [...]

By | 2016-12-09T23:57:59+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Financial Freedom, Simple Living|1 Comment

When is a broken elbow, not a broken elbow?

When is a broken elbow, not a broken elbow? That's the question we are still asking ourselves. A few weeks ago, I wrote about the night Amy hurt her arm on bonfire night. She was swinging between the arms of our two sofas and fell onto her elbow. The next day her arm had almost [...]

By | 2016-11-27T10:00:00+00:00 November 27th, 2016|Family|0 Comments

Free Meal Planning Printable

Meal planning is a great way of saving both time and money. It means we waste less food, and spend less time and money at the shops! Win -win, right? The beauty of meal planning is that there are no rules. We create a plan for the week but then mix and match days depending [...]

By | 2016-11-26T10:00:00+00:00 November 26th, 2016|Budgeting, Financial Freedom, Simple Living|2 Comments