Finding Free Stuff: My 10 Best Finds

We have been living a very careful, planned and frugal life, due to our circumstances, ever since we got married. Because of this, I am very grateful for anything we can trade, get second-hand, or find that are free. This is a list of my 10 Best Finds. These are things we’ve just found, chiefly…

Wales in the time of corona: Our week away.

Our trip to Wales was a long overdue one. We were due to go away in 2020 to celebrate Husband’s Dad who turned 80, but were unable to go due to the coronavirus restrictions. Different parts of the United Kingdom have had different restrictions in place, and for Wales at the time, it meant we…

Our eighty-first week at home, 04/10/21 – 10/10/21 – COVID-19

Week 81 for us, keeping ourselves safe. It’s a strange old week, all round. Monday 04/10/2021 It’s Monday. I throw myself out of bed to have a quick shower, before going to feed the kitties at Neighbour’s place their breakfast. They seem happy to see me, and I ask if they slept well, as I…

A Scattered September.

September has come and gone, and we are now in October! The month of September was good to us because: For the first time in 18 months, I travelled home to see my family. My time and energy spent researching and working out what papers I needed when and where paid off: the journey there…

Our eightieth week at home, 27/09/21 – 03/10/21 – COVID-19

This was week 80 for us, trying our best to be safe, given our circumstances. We move from September to October. Monday 27/09/2021 What a strange way to start a new week, waking up downstairs. I fold back the sofabed so it isn’t in the way during the day, and jump in the shower, before…

An Adventurous August

August has now passed, and we are into September. Already, the leaves are turning and it feels like fall. What was August like for us? We had several sales on eBay, and none of the buyers were weird, and they all paid on time, with no timewasting! Score! For my sister inlaw’s birthday, we spent…