As I am not really big on Christmas, I am happy to have my VA Clarisse who is a Christmas enthusiast, talk about frugal Christmas decorations today. Enjoy! When the months ending in “BER” start, for us it means that Christmas is just around the corner! And when we speak about Christmas, we are… Read more
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Unlimited holidays for Virgin employees? Yeah, sure.
You may be aware that recently Richard Branson announced that all salaried Virgin employees were now able to take as many holidays as they pleased, whenever they wanted. Sounds pretty cool indeed. Actually, a few companies like Netflix already do that, and as a result have seen a boost in productivity. They also get better,… Read more
Do you have to give better gifts now that you make more?
I am pretty lucky that we are not big on Christmas gifts in my family, so I generally get something for my brother, sister and mother, and a box of chocolate or a bottle of Champagne for whoever is hosting Christmas that year. As kids, we were never expected to give gifts, but as a… Read more
The high cost of being disorganized
I was driving home from work today when it occurred to me how expensive being disorganized can be. How much money could we collectively save by tightening the belt and being a little more responsible?! Let me break this into three categories: Being Disorganized with Meals Groceries are undoubtedly one of the biggest expenses… Read more
Saving and spending around Christmas
The holidays are fast approaching and with them, the shopping frenzy. Every little shop in town is offering a sale of some kind, you have the longest list of presents, Christmas decorations and things to buy. Christmas does not have to be expensive There are tons of gifts you can give… Read more
Blog Recap, House, Holidays & Fitness
Hey Everyone! I am very aware that I have not posted much recently – believe me when I say this is NOT my choice!! We still do not have internet at our New House so it is proving to be very difficult to post. (I am writing this in my lunch break at work). I thought it… Read more