A good morning starts the evening before – 7 things I do at night for a better start to the day

There are good mornings and bad mornings. I like mine to be good mainly because as my boyfriend puts it, I am an early raiser but I am not a morning person. And when not-a-morning-person like me gets out of bed at 6.25am daily, sh*t better run like a clockwork. Things don’t just fall into place on their own at that time of the day, … Continue reading A good morning starts the evening before – 7 things I do at night for a better start to the day

Red velvet cupcakes are easier than you think

Today, I give you my favourite cupcakes recipe – I am almost done with Whole30 and let me just say, I want red velvet and cheese frosting!!! Red velvet cake in any format is for some reason or another considered difficult but it is in fact one of the easier recipes. Think of it as the fancier sister of a sponge cake. And if you … Continue reading Red velvet cupcakes are easier than you think

A little panic shopping list just in case the hard Brexit happens.

I am having trouble believing that I am writing this, but tonight I am going to go and do some panic shopping. You know…just I case UK ends up crashing out of EU next Friday which is now an entirely realistic scenario. My main concern is not about food running particularly short in the weeks immediately following the potential hard Brexit, but around certain foods … Continue reading A little panic shopping list just in case the hard Brexit happens.

5 things I gave up to get out of debt

You know how people say getting out of debt and building wealth require sacrifice? Well, they are not kidding. I dug myself out of a small mountain of consumer and student loan debt in 12 months making not much money and today I’ll tell you what it took.   Time I spent a lot more time working instead of enjoying life outside of work. But … Continue reading 5 things I gave up to get out of debt

My favourite (dirt cheap) recipe – savoury potato pancakes

I love a good ole potato. When I am in a pinch, feeling a little lazy, needing a bit of comfort food or just don’t want to spend money, I take a potato and make a meal of it. Sometimes more than one potato, truth be told. Today, I have one of my favourite childhood recipes for you. It’s frugal, it’s quick and it’s tasty. … Continue reading My favourite (dirt cheap) recipe – savoury potato pancakes

Happy Monday (4th of March)

I have been inspired over the weekend to start sharing the things which I am enjoying in life a little faster. Forget the monthly favourites, years best and all that. Sometimes to catch the good things in the moment, it’s worth talking about them while you are doing them. Not saying that I ripped the idea for this blogpost from Tim Ferris’s 5-bulled Friday newsletter, … Continue reading Happy Monday (4th of March)