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Rest and Relax Week: Day 4

We’re already on Day Four of our Rest and Relax Week, and today is all about thrifty ways to reduce irritations in our everyday lives. We often put up with lots of minor things that get in the way, make us uncomfortable or generally annoy us, and while it’s good to ‘not sweat the small […]

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Rest and Relax Week: Day 3

It’s Day Three of our Rest and Relax week, and today it’s time for some music therapy. The activity for the day is to make a relaxing music playlist to help you wind down at night or recover from a stressful day. Nothing soothes us or hits the spot quite as well as some beautifully-chosen […]

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Rest and Relax Week: Day 2

Day Two of our ‘rest and relax’ week is all about getting a better night’s sleep, which follows on from yesterday’s bedroom tidying. Most of the things that can help you to sleep better are completely free too, so this one could be very thrifty as well as being energising and life enhancing… There are […]

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Rest and Relax Week: Day 1 and schedule

We are now at the start of our fourth and final week of the September Jump Start challenge, and the theme of this week is ‘Not on a school night’! It’s all about getting plenty of rest and relaxation, and hopefully being more bright eyed and bushy tailed in the mornings during the working week. […]

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Tenner Week: Day 7: Sport or fitness day

It’s the final day of our £10 budgeting challenge with its theme of ‘Back to class’. Today’s thrifty activity is to make your own PE class or sports day, on your own terms as a grown up – nobody’s marking you out of 10, and it isn’t going on your end of year report card […]

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Tenner Week: Day 6: Art class day

It’s Day Six of our ‘Back to class’ Tenner Week challenge. Today’s free, or very cheap, activity is to have your own ‘art class’ and have some fun being creative. Cut loose and try something new, or simply paint like no-one’s looking. You don’t have to create a masterpiece today, just enjoy the process and […]

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