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Menu Monday 22nd September 2014

By Viviana

Sep 22, 2014 0 Comments

I must confess that since I have been at this new job with the stress, the long commute and the exhaustion, I have lost my passion for cooking. Now I want the easiest, quickest thing possible which can lead to the dreaded take out craving.

I am going to have to make more of an effort for the next […]

The urge to slurge

By Viviana

Sep 8, 2014 Money0 Comments

About a month ago, I took up a new temporary position. It is brilliant, I am making the most money I have since before the Crash of 2008. That is a long time of scrimping, saving and not shopping.

It is amazing how fast you can adjust to having money coming in as opposed to how long it takes one […]

International Shopping

By Viviana

Sep 8, 2014 Shopping2 Comments

As I said in my last post, I was visiting my family in New York for the Thanksgiving holiday and what do you do when you are in a different country besides eat and drink too much? You shop of course!

Whenever I travel anywhere, I research what is cheaper in the country I am visiting. In New York, […]

When the work dries up

By Viviana

Sep 8, 2014 Work3 Comments

What do you do when the work dries up?  If you are a freelancer or your contract is over and you don’t have another one to go to immediately or you have been laid off what do you do?   We are living in difficult times.  I am in this very situation at the moment, I am a freelancer […]

Ode to the Egg

By Viviana

Sep 8, 2014 Food&Drink1 Comment

An egg is one of the most versatile and inexpensive items we have in our cupboards. We can eat eggs at anytime of the day not only at breakfast.  They are high in protein and not so high in calories but do watch the cholesterol.

Eggs are easy – they take minutes to make a fulfilling me […]

 
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