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January 2016 Purchases

At the end of August, I held myself to a strict shopping ban on beauty products. It’s one of the few self-imposed bans that have actually been successful. 461 more words


A letter from Sophie

Hey guys!

And the first month of the year is over. This month I have felt so motivated to work on my New Year Resolutions and have done at least 1 and 1/4th. 187 more words


Finances: should I be worried about interest rate rises?

Those of you who have read previous blogs posts will be aware that one of my ambitions is to repay our mortgage early so I don’t have to work as much and have more time for things I love. 265 more words


Loyalty Cards & Wallet Declutter

My lovely friend recently had her wallet stolen and told me she would have preferred if it had been her phone because of all the things she had to cancel.  966 more words


Swallow This!

I grabbed this off the shelf in my local library, as Joanna Blythman is an author/ journalist I really respect. She also wrote a book called Shopped some years ago- revealing the ugly truth about the supermarkets. 577 more words

Zero Waste

Happy New Year - a NYEve digest for you...

As you while away the hours before the mayhem begins:

The year in review, from the New York Post, Aperture, The Guardian and… 109 more words

Cultural Insight

December 2015 Purchases

Well, no surprise that it was an expensive month. I spent three times the usual amount on groceries, even though I didn’t host gatherings or cook all that much. 522 more words

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