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Sam

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Name:
A Simple Life
Category:
Frugality
Tags:
FIRE, saving money, simple living
Start Year:
2019

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Location:
GB
Age:
50s
Race:
White
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Civil Servant
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Latest Blog Posts

For regular readers of this blog you will know that I have just returned from a week away in Italy with my mum. We stayed on Lake Maggiore, which was fabulous and I would recommend it to anyone, but it is certainly not a frugal holiday destination. We saw luxurious hotels (although unfortunately weren’t staying […] ...
Posted: Sep 17 2019 @ 2:00 AM
I feel as though not a lot happened in August, mostly I think because the weather took a turn for the worse up until the Bank Holiday weekend, which was a scorcher. Mr Simple and I started the 5:2 diet and he has lost 6lbs, whereas I’ve only lost 1lb. Fortunately I don’t need to […] ...
Posted: Sep 13 2019 @ 2:00 AM
If you’re a regular here you will know that I am going away with my mum for a week to Italy at the beginning of next month. I’m not as organised as I would like to be and therefore don’t have lots of posts already written to schedule over the time that I am away. […] ...
Posted: Aug 30 2019 @ 2:00 AM
It’s coming to the end of the bank holiday weekend and I hope that you’ve had the chance to enjoy some sunshine. After what seems like weeks of rain it was good to feel that summer was back again. Mr Simple and I have spent most of our time painting the outside of the house; […] ...
Posted: Aug 27 2019 @ 2:00 AM
As you know from this previous post I am doing a monthly shop and then topping up each week with perishables e.g. milk, veg and fruit. I have to say that this arrangement is going really well and has completely taken the stress-factor out of the weekly shop. I whizzed around the supermarket in about […] ...
Posted: Aug 23 2019 @ 2:00 AM
This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on one of the links and purchase the item I will get some money. Please see here for more information about my use of affiliate links. Tom Corley’s sixth habit from his book, Rich Habits Poor Habits is: I will live every day in […] ...
Posted: Aug 20 2019 @ 2:00 AM
This month for some reason I decided to write some intentions. For me they are not really goals, but something more vague. Just a general idea about some things that I intend to do. They were: Start the 5:2 diet with Mr Simple Continue painting the house Prepare for Italy holiday Continue to declutter my […] ...
Posted: Aug 16 2019 @ 2:00 AM
This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on one of the links and purchase the item I will get some money. Please see here for more information about my use of affiliate links. For me ‘a simple life’ extends to keeping work simple, to keeping it between Monday and Friday and […] ...
Posted: Aug 13 2019 @ 2:00 AM
In my June review I mentioned that I had been reading ‘The Complete Tightwad Gazette’ by Amy Dacyczyn and that as a result I had decided to make a monthly online grocery order for July. I have to say that went well. I mainly ordered tins, beer and crisps in bulk. I decided that I […] ...
Posted: Aug 09 2019 @ 2:00 AM
This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on one of the links and purchase the item I will get some money. Please see here for more information about my use of affiliate links. This week we’re back to Dr Chatterjee’s Four Pillar Plan and the pillar I’m looking at is ‘Eat’. […] ...
Posted: Aug 06 2019 @ 2:00 AM

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