10 Ways To Beat The Post Christmas Blues

Up until this year I don’t think I’ve ever really felt the post Christmas blues. Life has always just gone on and with the exception of 2016, I have always been working over the holiday season. This is my first full year of being self-employed and I had a lovely couple of weeks off over Christmas. We had family staying for Christmas and a fantastic New Year and 2nd birthday for Erin but I hated John going back to work on 2nd January. Before Christmas we had my sister staying with us so it had been quite a long time since it

Tips For Shopping In The January Sales

Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are out of the way it means that Christmas will be here pretty soon! That means the January sales are coming too. Well, I’m not really sure if I should call them January sales now. I remember when the sales did start after Christmas but now it seems that there are loads of sales on during the week before Christmas, which is just a bit crazy to me. People can often feel the pressure to go mad in these sales and spend money they don’t have or buy things they don’t need. I asked

You Know Christmas Is Coming When…

Christmas may be on the same date every year but somehow, it seems to come sooner each year as well. I remember when shops wouldn’t dare to have Christmas cards and wrapping paper before December. I remember when it might as well have been a crime to play Christmas music before 1st December. Does anyone else remember this? This year I saw Christmas cards in shops at the end of October! We hadn’t even gotten Halloween out of the way yet. It used to be that you knew Christmas was on it’s way when the Coca Cola advert came on