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Monthly Archives: March 2019

How To Successfully Live Below Your Means

You’ve probably heard or used the statement ‘live within your means’ before. If you live within your means, the money you spend each month is less than or at least equivalent to the amount of money you bring in.

While the concept is familiar to most of us, the practical application of this statement can be difficult. Readily available credit cards, store cards, buy now pay later options and loans make it easy for us to spend beyond our…

Book Review: Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible

I haven’t written a book review in a while, but don’t be alarmed, this isn’t because I haven’t been reading! I set myself a goal of reading 52 books this year but unfortunately, I don’t have the bandwidth (or willpower) to write a review for every single book that I read. Instead, I’ll write a review of my favourite book of the month.

This review is a little late, but Slay in Your Lane…

6 Affordable Last Minute DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Since becoming a mother almost 5 years ago, Mother’s Day has quickly become one of my favourite celebrations of the year. It’s the one day of the year where families take the time to honour the mother of the family – who doesn’t enjoy getting spoilt and pampered?

From my experience thus far, I can boldly say that being a mum is the hardest yet most rewarding job I’ve ever done. As much as my children drive…

Frugal February Challenge Results – How Much Money I Saved In 28 Days

At the end of January, I set myself a money-saving challenge for the month of February. I called the challenge Frugal February and my goal was to save £250 during the short month by eliminating all unnecessary spending, trying different money saving ideas and living as cheaply as possible.

I wrote a mid-challenge progress blog post late February to update you on how the challenge was going which you can read here. In this post, I’ll reveal…

International Women’s Day 2019 – Celebrating 9 Women In Business

As you may already know, today, 08th March 2019 is International Women’s Day. It’s a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women all around the world.

I’m blessed to know and be surrounded by so many amazing women and I’ve decided, in honour of International Women’s Day, to dedicate today’s blog post to 10 amazing women in business who I’m blessed to know. They are each successful in…

30 Day Challenge Ideas To Try In 2019 – Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of my list of 30-day challenge ideas to try in 2019! In case you haven’t read part 1, the purpose of the post was to inspire and encourage my readers to implement new healthy habits in life and try new things by taking up a 30-day challenge.

30 Day challenges have the benefits of:

opening up your mind to new possibilities and ways of doing things
helping to form new habits. They say…