I swear my mum was the OG of the no spend weekend. Anyway, seems like this weekend (and last weekend) I have so much admin to do. Thus, the weekend turned into a no-spend weekend. If you are saving money, studying, on a budget or just following Dave Ramsey, here are some ideas for enjoying… Continue reading No Spend Weekend Ideas
Today I am tidying up after mother in law’s visit. Hubby took a trip to the UK last week and that left a wake of washing and gifts. Also my friend will visit in two weeks so the spare room needed tidying up. As a fairly minimal person I don’t really buy a lot of… Continue reading Cleaning up after guests and preparing for more!
I recently started watching a really nice channel on Youtube, called “Abundantly Minimal”. It’s run by a lady Sarah, and her husband, who document their minimalism journal, as well as their vegan and frugal lifestyle. You can check them out here. So Sarah documents “unhauling” items that she no longer needs. She states that… Continue reading Fall Anti-haul 2017.
So I thought I was doing quite a good job with my budget and following very Lagom principles of spending. I was listening to Dave Ramsey recently on Youtube, and decided to redo my budget. Wow. I realised that I my budget wasn’t as rigid as I thought. Although we don’t have any subscriptions or… Continue reading How to make a budget and save money.
Yesterday I went back to JCCAC Handicraft fair for another day out with creative types. I found it bigger and busier than last time. I saw the Really free market again, this time offering free services. These included, Henna, Chinese poetry, Chinese tea, Leather work and STEM games. I had the Henna done, by far… Continue reading JCCAC 2.0 Arts Fair Hong Kong.
Today I am un-hauling a lot of stuff (as described by Abundantly Minimal on YouTube). I gave away some crafty stuff this morning and I’m now sorting through some bits to list on Asia Expat. Asia Expat is like Gumtree or Free cycle in the UK. We have a lot of stuff collected for “what… Continue reading Giving stuff away in Hong Kong.
Today I went off for some Hygge at my new favourite coffee shop in Hong Kong: The Alchemist cafe bistro. The cakes are fantastic and the coffee is strong. For the ultimate Hygge I went right before the storm broke, as a Typhoon is fast approaching Hong Kong. (Typhoon Hato I believe). I ordered Blueberry… Continue reading Favourite coffee shop in Hong Kong