Decorating the house for Christmas is something we all love to do, it gives you the Christmassy feel, with music on and testing out the lights before putting them up.


It also helps that my Mum was sent a Christmas tree (REAL TREE) in the post by a friend, that came with lights and decorations. How cute?!



Now I don’t know about anyone else, but I love and would hate to miss out on decorating the house. However I also get very stressed that things aren’t going in the correct place; someone isn’t listening; everyones talking over each other; someone needs a hand etc. There’s always an issue or two and that didn’t change for 2017.

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Being able to afford random weekends away or day trips out isn’t always easy. Especially considering I work a minimum wage job, and work around 26 hours a week. Combine this with having my own outgoings (such as my car, bills, food, etc) there is not much left over to spend on the month.

I’m writing this blog with a smile on my face because despite my lack of money and complaints, we have just booked another little weekend away and it includes a trip back to where I grew up! I am super excited.

Here I will discuss a number of ways that you can make your money go further and have fun with it. This month I got one of my lowest wages and we are going for 2 long weekends away and have just bought ourselves Merlin Annual Passes. So if you really want to do something you will find a way to do it.

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