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Money saving Hacks | Christmas | 2020 edition |

It's that time of the year...   Remembering all the kids Christmas activities, nursery and school nativity plays, Christmas gift shopping, scheduling friends and family to come over during the holidays, teacher gifts, phonics, cooking the Turkey....   1- Plan Christmas a year to 6 months in advance  I know this sounds nuts but honestly knowing what is happening and who you're visiting makes it a lot easier and less stressful.  2- Buy gifts in the boxing day and January sales. Buy and stock up throughout the year on all the sales. It's amazing how much money you can save by doing this. I manage to save up to £200/£300 by doing this each year.  3- The things you don't think of buying in those sales. Wrapping paper, christmas cards, tape, gift tags, gift bags, Christmas arts and crafts for the kids, stickers, advent calendars (the non-chocolate ones) I brought the Harry Potter charms bracelet advent calendar and frozen 2 advent calendar in Sainsburys

How to stay focused and enjoy a healthy lifestyle

 It's all about consistency and balance, I'm not a nutritionist or fitness guru these are all from learning and listening to my body.  This followed by what I did to give myself a healthy mindset, to eat the food I enjoy and staying consistent with my fitness.  please always speak to specialists and professionals before taken on any new fitness or lifestyle changes. Mind shift You are human, You have your own body, use your fitness and health to define your own shape not wishing for someone else's. Embrace your body and use your own mindset with a few rounds of circuit training, running and cycling. Trying new foods, experiment with what routine works for you. Tips - stay hydrated; Drink plenty of water -stay active; walking, daily step count is the easiest and most effective exercise for anyone.  swimming, fitness classes a few times a month, -Write down realistic weekly goals ( 10,000 steps a day, two litres of water, etc) - enter 5km runs then gra