Christmas Budgeting

I always try to stay on budget at Christmas. I make lists, I plan ahead and I maximise sale days, discounts and loopholes where possible. I shop big so the more money I can keep in my pocket through Christmas Budgeting, the better it is for me to treat myself in the sales!

My biggest festive weakness is spur of the moment gifts or stocking fillers that all add up. I am trying to get better at this but it’s a work in progress! I have some great tips in this collaborative post to help you keep on track this year.

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Brinkburn Street Brewery

Brinkburn Street Brewery Review

Taking up an unassuming corner of Ouseburn, you’ll find the Brinkburn Street Brewery. One of my most recommend must-try places in Newcastle for delicious, value for money food and a relaxed atmosphere for a drink.

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The best hot chocolate

The Best Hot Chocolate Proven Goods Co

Now just look at that. Behold it. Soak it all in. It’s a treat for the eyes isn’t it? This is Newcastle’s best hot chocolate from Proven Goods Co

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As you are reading this, we are currently celebrating our twelfth wedding anniversary.

12 whole years.

We are about to go in to year 13 with exciting changes, challenges and a whole lot of love.

Here’s to many, many more.

St Louis Cemetery Number 1, New Orleans

St Louis Cemetery Number 1

The macabre side of New Orleans can be found at every turn within the city limits so why not embrace that and take a walking tour of St Louis Cemetery Number 1. Steeped in history and mystery, you should have this on your NOLA to-do list.

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