The whole concept of "Sunshine Cash" is the total opposite to "Saving for a Rainy Day" It is, of course, important to save an emergency fund for unforseen events, but (in my opionon) to have money in the bank for money's sake is just not neccessary. In no way would I EVER advocate spending more than you have, but cash is there to be spent. ALWAYS pay your bills first, then allow funds for saavings and general "adulting" then allow some "Sunshine Cash" for just having fun. We all work … [Read more...] about Raining Money
Did you see my post a while back about having a weekend away? (if you didn't...it is here ) Hubby and I had a great break, one that was most needed. We have been crazy busy for the last 3 months ( with not much end in sight) so while we really could not afford (time-wise) to be away from our business, we did enjoy it, and recognised that the relaxation was more important. As I posted earlier, we had a 50% off voucher from Groupon for 3 nights in a … [Read more...] about Back from a mini break.
One of my favourite things to do with my sunshine cash is to spend it on travel. Now, while my businesses do generate a good liveable income, we cannot just have unlimited time away. Even the richest men and women are still found in their offices more often than not. I make a point of getting away for long weekends every 2-3 months plus and extended week or two once or twice a year. One of the best ways I have found to have these breaks, is by making good use of daily deals sites. … [Read more...] about Getting away from it all – at 50% off
"Sunshine Cash" is the opposite of saving for a rainy day. For me, Sunshine Cash is the money I earn on top of my regular income. It is not intended to pay the bills or be saved in the emergency fund. It is FUN MONEY!! However, it does trickle in sporadically depending on what I am pursuing at the time, so I have a separate bank account for it. Making the dollars s-t-r-e-t-c-h It is not so much the saving of the amount, as maximising the value of it. I want every sunshine dollar to be a … [Read more...] about Why every one of my dollars is a “blazing sunbeam”
Welcome to my blog. I have long admitted to having Champagne taste on a Beer budget, and I have discovered many ways to live the life I want on sometimes very little money. Whether by earning a bit of cash on the side, or just getting great deals on the products and experiences that make up life in general. I have found that the niceties of life can usually be found with some creative thinking and female ingenuity. What sort of things? My "Champagne taste" extends itself to most areas of my … [Read more...] about How I live a champagne lifestyle on a lite beer budget.