Archive for the 'No Spend Challenge' Category

11 Tips to stop spending

  For the most part it is easier to spend money than to save or earn it. Consumerism is rife with people more in debt than ever. We seem to think we need the latest ‘stuff’ to be happy or that we have to keep up with everyone else. This simply isn’t true. Changing your spending habits and lifestyle is not
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NoSpendver is a November No Spend Challenge #Nospendver

My sister is the brains behind NoSpendver aka No Spend November! It’s a month long no spend challenge and this month we are stepping it up. We will have daily reminders, posts with tips to make and save money in many areas of your budget/life, social media mentions and more. If you want to join in with the mailing list
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Gluten free cheesecake – recipe from my pantry challenge

My kids have been with their dad for nearly 3 weeks now*. When they left, I decided to try to eat what I had in the cupboard and not spend much on groceries. I have done pretty well. I have some traumatic news in the middle of this, which did cause me to buy some treats, but other than that
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Sell 1,000 things completed!

  Last month I had a no spend just sell challenge and I hoped to complete my sell 1,000 things challenge. I had decided that by the end of June anything that was sitting to be sold, but hadn’t been, would be donated. Things like books, fabric and other ‘stuff’ from around my home. The 30th of June came and
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No Spend Just Sell Challenge – Hardest One Ever

This has been possibly the hardest no spend challenge I have ever done. I always knew to a degree, that when I get upset or depressed I shop. The past few months have been rather hard for numerous reasons and previously when things got hard I would buy myself something new. It’s stupid I know, and I often regretted the
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No spend just sell challenge

It’s been just over a week for the no spend just sell challenge and so far it has been pretty good. I will admit I did get takeaway one day for my kids, but other than that I think I have done pretty well. I did make my dress for the formal wedding on the weekend. It wasn’t easy as
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