Tis the season for sustainability

For most of this list, it’s really helpful to ask yourself “do I buy/do/use this ‘just because’ or is it something that feels integral to this time of year for me? Get rid of the “just becauses”! It will save you money and cut unnecessary waste. For the rest, think creatively about how you canContinue reading “Tis the season for sustainability”

Your End of Year Financial Audit

Now is the perfect time to take stock of your finances before we head into Christmas and a brand new year with brand new goals. Before you can set yourself some money objectives for 2020, you need a clear picture of where you are right now. A really useful tool I use is the MoneyGirlContinue reading “Your End of Year Financial Audit”

We need to talk about food waste

Roughly one-third of the food we produce annually is never eaten. Just let that sink in for a second. As a society, we have become so disconnected from our food system that we have forgotten all of the resources that went into making it, at every stage, and getting it onto our plates that weContinue reading “We need to talk about food waste”

Do what you can, it does matter and it will make a difference.

Climate change and plastic pollution are overwhelming. Big global issues cannot be changed by one person or one action. So should you even bother? Climate anxiety is on the rise as is anxiety in general and it’s hardly surprising given our constant updates about large scale global issues. With smartphones in our hands all day,Continue reading “Do what you can, it does matter and it will make a difference.”

Low waste (and low cost) skin-care swaps

In my quest to create less waste and spend less money, I’ve actually discovered several skin care swaps that have my skin feeling better than ever. Ice roller -> lavendar infused ice cube Ice rollers or jade rollers have been popping up on social media a lot of late with beauty bloggers swearing by them.Continue reading “Low waste (and low cost) skin-care swaps”

So, you’re out of debt. What next?

I’ve been debt free now for 5 glorious months! Surprisingly, I feel like that was probably the easy part. It took me about 18 months from when I decided get my shit together until I actually made the last credit card payment. I forgot to to mention it in the last post but I usedContinue reading “So, you’re out of debt. What next?”

How I Got Out of Debt

When I moved to London, I had some savings but not very much and I quickly burned through what I had. Up to that point, I hadn’t learned very good habits with money but I had also never needed much for what I wanted to do. I travelled a lot and the cost of livingContinue reading “How I Got Out of Debt”