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Month: October 2020

(Cheating at) not buying clothes for a year

(Cheating at) not buying clothes for a year

You’ve heard of clothes buying bans, right? Where people make the decision not to buy a single item of clothing, normally for a whole year. For some people, it’s a huge challenge, a lifestyle change even. For others, myself included, I would guess it’s more of a potential inconvenience. Why do a one year clothes buying ban? Naturally, different people have different reasons for going a whole year without buying clothes. To save money, to waste fewer resources, to reduce…

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More ideas for a soft play- free winter

More ideas for a soft play- free winter

Soft play. How I love to hate them. Full of unparented, wild children. Germs galore. But a lifeline on those days when you can’t face doing anything else. When your toddler wants to climb and throw himself off the furniture. When your patience is hanging by a thread and you don’t know how many more times you can be clambered over. How on earth are we to survive a winter without soft play? A long, hard winter That’s what we’re…

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Trying to find frugal fun this autumn with a toddler in tow

Trying to find frugal fun this autumn with a toddler in tow

So I noticed that there was quite a lot of negativity around here and not a lot of joy. It probably reflects how I feel right now, hell, how everyone feels. And it’s good to have an outlet and actually learn that other people feel the same. However, these days are not perfect, but they are still days in our short lives that I want to try to make the best of, both for me and for my rambunctious toddler….

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