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Eating out with friends

Restaurants are really killing my budget. I’ve realised that when I go out with friends it normally involves eating out and that eating out is…

Buy ingredients, cook big, eat for days

This month, although only 10 days old, I feel I’ve spent much less on food already simply because the last time I shopped, I did…

Check the menu before you book a restaurant

I have written about this before but keep making the same mistake. If you’re going out to eat, make sure you’ve checked the menu and…

Plans and funds

Nothing special to report today, I just did some shifting around to balance my budget. I haven’t done a whole update but I still know…

Looking like a tough August

This month’s budget is still looking pretty tight. There are things that I know are coming which I just can’t fund right now. I also…

£2k in August? 😬

This is going to be a difficult month. I’m starting to wonder whether a budget of £2,000 a month is actually realistic. It has to…

Incubate Purchases!

I have been very silly with money yet again this month. I’ve been failing to incubate purchases. I’ve bought things on impulse without much thinking…

The more you have, the more you spend?

One thing I’ve realised is that I spend so much money because I have the money to spend. Although I have convinced myself that the…

April is going to hurt…

This month is turning out to be an expensive month. I have £469 left for the month. Birthdays have cost me a bomb – almost…

Budget Performance: 6 April 2022

Happy New Financial Year! Welcome to FY23! I’ve spent £1365.84 so far this month. I’ve got a busy weekend ahead with family – I will…