Award season is upon us in money blogging land so the trip from Manchester to London is on the cards as Thinking Thrifty, fresh from picking up the best new new blog award last year, has made the final for three categories - Best Personal Finance Blog, Best Money Making Blog & Best Money Saving Blog.

Manchester To London On A Budget: The SHOMOS Are Coming

Award season is upon us in money blogging land so the trip from Manchester to London is on the cards as Thinking Thrifty, fresh from picking up the best new new blog award last year, has made the final for three categories – Best Personal Finance Blog, Best Money Making Blog & Best Money Saving Blog. Last year when travelling…

I wouldn’t tell you any lies, I spent a large chunk of my life being a complete and utter twunk, causing mayhem pretty much wherever the wind took me and generally being an all round pain in the arse. Thankfully, praise the universe, I started to grow up a few years back and took on a more adult approach to life, promising myself I’d be a nicer, better person. I want to pay it forward from now on!

Pay It Forward: Why I’m Catering A Wedding For Free

I wouldn’t tell you any lies, I spent a large chunk of my life being a complete and utter twunk, causing mayhem pretty much wherever the wind took me and generally being an all round pain in the arse. Thankfully, praise the universe, I started to grow up a few years back and took on a more adult approach to…

Quitting smoking comes with some MASSIVE side effects that you should all be aware of. You can check out my cig free progress here!

Quitting Smoking Update: I’d Definitely Swap My Moobs For My Wing Nuts Right Now

When you’re born with ears the likes of which have never been seen on one of such tender years before, you can guarantee you’re going to come up against some old, trusted classics on the banter bus. Every argument with our skids (translation for non Mancunians – my siblings) would invariably end in a dig at the jug handles on…

If you’re late to the table sorting out the next 7 weeks viewing of Game of Thrones, calm your barm, it’s not too late to get paid to watch it - yeah, seriously!

How You Can Get Paid To Watch Game Of Thrones!

If you’re late to the table sorting out the next 7 weeks viewing of Game of Thrones, calm your barm, it’s not too late to get paid to watch it – yeah, seriously! This Wednesday I was delighted to be invited to appear as a guest on Cash Chats with Andy Webb from Be Clever With Your Cash. If you’ve…

The 90s was a weird and wonderful place full of girl power, outrageous fashion statements, the launch of the 16 bit computer and tons of other things the kids of today will never understand. Here's some of my favourites.

10 Very 90s Things The Kids Of Today Will Never Understand

The 1990s was a weird and wonderful place full of girl power, outrageous fashion statements, the launch of the 16 bit computer and tons of other things the kids of today will never understand. Here’s some of my favourites. Sega Mega Drive ‘leccy’ nightmares There was nothing quite like investing half a day of your life on Sonic the Hedgehog,…

Be nice to each other, go the extra mile for someone you’ve never met before, I know I’m all the better for meeting my new transatlantic friend Lindsay! A small act of kindness costs you nothing, but it makes you feel like a million quid, or should that be dollars?

How A Small Act Of Kindness Can Forge A Transatlantic Friendship

I absolutely bloody love Americans, always have, a love that only grew stronger after a trip to New York where I got to meet loads of them. Their enthusiasm, hell yeahs and high fives are right up my street and I just find them utterly infectious. I’m sure I was American in a past life, the fact I somehow knew…

The last week has been pretty rubbish and made me consider, no, decide on a complete lifestyle change. I have felt like utter crap, suffering from constant ‘oh my feckin’ god’ stomach ache, heartburn and stomach acid that feels like it’s burning a hole through my windpipe. All in all, I’ve felt pretty wiped out.  

Stomach Ache, Heartburn And Feeling Lethargic : Why I’m Undergoing A Lifestyle Change

The last week has been pretty rubbish and made me consider, no, decide on a complete lifestyle change. I have felt like utter crap, suffering from constant ‘oh my feckin’ god’ stomach ache, heartburn and stomach acid that feels like it’s burning a hole through my windpipe. All in all, I’ve felt pretty wiped out.   If I’m honest I’ve…

This is a party political broadcast from The Sick To Feckin’ Death Of Hearing It Party. Are you sick of hearing about the General Election? Yeah, me too!

Facebookland Unfollow Button Collapses Under General Election Strain

This is a party political broadcast from The Sick To Feckin’ Death Of Hearing It Party! Disaster strikes Facebookland as General Election fever reaches bat shit crazy levels! The Facebookland unfollow button failed to show up to work today claiming exhaustion as election fever continues to sweep through Facebookland. Millions of uninformed Brits have took to the latest craze of…

I love my Manchester, it’s people, and I’m incredibly proud to call myself a Mancunian, but never so much before in my entire life as today.

Ee-arr Terrorism, This Is Manchester. We Do Things Differently Here!

Ee-arr Terrorism, Last night you deliberately attacked a children’s concert in our great city, Manchester. You murdered 22 innocent people, injured and traumatised many more. You should know without any doubt that we don’t condone that sort of shit here regardless of our age, race, religion, sex or sexual preference. You see, when a disgraceful excuse of a human-being attacks our…

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