Making Home A Priority For You This Year: Some Of The Things To Consider

There comes a time in our lives where we start to calm it down a little. We are less likely to be out the whole weekend, and favour more time spent at home. We start to think about the future more, we start to decide that we need to put down some routes or think about what we want to do moving forward. A house, a property purchase, can often...

The Best Investments You Can Make For Your Home

One of the best things about owning your home is that the money you invest in it adds to its value. This means that you get to enjoy any upgrades in the here and now, but if you come to sell later down the line, you’ll recoup your costs (often, plus a lot more). Some upgrades are always worth making as not only will they make your life better while...

Make Your Own Cleaners at Home

I like to show you how to make things for yourself that save you money or that let you personalize your home. This article is a bit of both. Making your own cleaning solution will save you money over buying more expensive cleaning supplies in the store. It also lets you control what goes into the cleaning solutions, so you can decide what chemicals are used and how safe your...

Practical Gift Ideas for the Unemployed

Practical Gift Ideas for the Unemployed - My Life, I Guess

Being unemployed is incredibly difficult. Especially around the holidays. We basically opted out of Christmas the last few years because I was either between jobs myself or only working part-time for minimum wage. With current unemployment rates, there’s probably someone on your list that’s either looking for a new job (or looking for a better one). Giving them a thoughtful, practical gift could really go a long way. Think about...

We Bought a New Car, After All

We Bought a New Car, After All - My Life, I Guess

I recently had an article of mine, How I Was Almost Manipulated Into Buying a New Car, featured in both Women’s Money Talk and Rockstar Finance. Even though I’ve been blogging for over 5 years, this was my first time having an article picked up by curated sites. I was so honoured and excited! But I also couldn’t help but laugh at the irony of the timing. On the day...