Belongings in my 20s vs belongings in my 30s

I have been pottering around the house today and noticed a life trend. As I moved from room to room I realised that my belongings no longer look like the belongings I had in my 20s. In today’s article I’ll take you through the key differences I have spotted between my things back then and now. Before I get into listing the differences out, it’s … Continue reading Belongings in my 20s vs belongings in my 30s

Three common sense tips to get your weight under control

With the lockdown now easing across many places, it might be time that those of us who got to sit this one out at home are now reappearing in public. And some of us might be…just a little fluffier than at the start of March and maybe not so happy about it. And so, I thought it might be useful to offer you some common … Continue reading Three common sense tips to get your weight under control

Happy Monday (29th June 2020)

The last few days have been scorching hot. Did I ever mention that I moved to the UK for it’s mediocre weather? I really did not sign up for these temperatures! Luckily with the rain and thunder we are now getting back to the normal low 20s (that’s Celsius for my US friends, not Fahrenheit). Anyway…to the point! What I’ve been reading – in English, … Continue reading Happy Monday (29th June 2020)

All the little things I don’t miss from before the Lockdown

The lockdown has been a mixed experience for me – some of it has been great and some of it I could’ve done without. However, given that it’s Monday, let’s have a pleasant start of the week and have an article about everything small that MissionMoney is happy without. Enjoy! Work kitchen small talk You know that feeling when you’re telling the same thing to … Continue reading All the little things I don’t miss from before the Lockdown

The reasons I vote (in more than one country)

Maybe we should start with a background here. I have two passports – one from the country I grew up in and the other from the country I live in. Controversially, this allows me to vote in both countries. In this article I will explain why I execute that right and why you should vote too. The idea for this article was prompted by a … Continue reading The reasons I vote (in more than one country)

The holy trinity of at home ‘salon’ treatments

I am not going to talk about face masks. You know how these work. Instead, I am going to talk about my top 3 at home treatments which have been tiding me over until my aesthetician’s office opens again, or replacing professionals altogether. Knowing how to do these also comes in handy when your girl has no dosh in the budget for indulgences. Ready? Microneedling … Continue reading The holy trinity of at home ‘salon’ treatments

One week of how I really spend money

I talk about money, saving and investing all the time. But what I don’t talk about is how I actually spend money on the daily basis. Especially now, that we’re slowly edging out of a lockdown I thought I’d share how my day to day spending looks like in a course of a single week. For this particular article I avoided the first week of … Continue reading One week of how I really spend money

Working from home – the good, the bad and the ugly

I have now been working from home exclusively for the last 3 months. For somebody who only had the luxury of working from home occasionally and only with a really good reason before that, this is a major shift in how I do work and life. The chances are, I will continue to work from home for the foreseeable future both because the company I … Continue reading Working from home – the good, the bad and the ugly