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December 20, 2009

It’s holiday time: no lessons for 3.. No, make that 4 weeks!!

Yes I’ve given myself an extra week off! Please enjoy the festive season and spend time with loved ones. Refer to the post / lesson below to see the real spelling of the word LOVE and I look forward to sharing with you in 2010! xx
December 14, 2009

lesson 13: How do you spell love?

With Christmas and the festive season perhaps imposing certain expectations, don’t try and keep up with others. Go easy on yourself and those around you. Speak to yourself as you would your best friend. Would you expect your best friend to spend a lot of money, knowing that they can’t afford it? Or would you let them know you’re happy […]
December 6, 2009

lesson 12: Thou SHALT not spend when..

thou is Sad, Hungry, Angry, Lonely or Tired (ie SHALT). Remember that retail therapy is not a healthy option for feeling better. And especially with the festive season upon us, don’t go overboard in the heat of the moment, letting your emotions control your spending. Do a list of gifts and expected price and keep to budget!! Make up any shortfall […]
November 29, 2009

lesson 11: Party time!

Having just thrown what many said was a fantastic Cocktail party, here are a couple of tips. Of course feel free to share your tips for the Festive season too. a.  While I don’t often look at junk mail, if you are going to do a large shop, write a list and look through the different brochures. Alcohol and fruit can vary […]