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Your New Year Challenge

So yesterday I spent part of the day with my sister. We took advantage of us both having some time off at the same time – not always something we have managed to combine! Anyway, we were having a conversation about the new year and our plans for the next few months… we almost share a birthday (one day apart) and were discussing her forthcoming party (it’s a BIG-ish birthday for her this year!) Conversations turned to how we planned to keep costs down – four children between us – we share an understanding of being ‘robbed’ of any spare change for stuff. By that I mean everything from sweet treats (clear off you loony health freaks – of course I’m a normal mum and my kids have occasional sweet treats), to cinema trips with mates and everything in between. Continue reading