Money Saving

Gift Shopping the Sherry Way

Make your money work harder when buying gifts.

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My blog and Me

The Future of ASplashofSherry

I want this space to be a place where readers can engage in conversations about their shared interests and give each other (and me!) tips and support when needed.

My blog and Me

Giving a Little Back this Christmas

Hi Everyone, So this post is a little bit different but I felt it was one that I definitely wanted to post in time for it to hopefully make a difference this Christmas. Every year we spend our hard earned money on gifts for loved ones and even for people we feel obliged to purchase… Continue reading Giving a Little Back this Christmas

Home and Garden

Increasing Storage by Flooring our Attic

I live in a small two bed end of terrace house with my husband and two cats. There is plenty of space in general for us but storage is something I am obsessed with. I love a tidy home and try to avoid clutter as much as possible so having a place to store away… Continue reading Increasing Storage by Flooring our Attic

Adventures, Fitness and Health

Hell and Back … Did I Survive?

The short answer is YES I survived. That doesn't make for much of a post now does it, so I better give a few more details!

Fitness and Health

Training for Hell & Back – Gone Horribly Wrong

Ladies and Gentlemen, as I type this there is a little over two weeks until Hell and Back!! I had a post written up for the week coming up to the Hen weekend I went to back in July but the truth is it didn't require documenting when it was basically the same as the… Continue reading Training for Hell & Back – Gone Horribly Wrong

Fitness and Health

Training for Hell and Back – 9 Weeks To Go

Sunday July 9th 2017 A later start than I intended meant it was too late to have a proper breakfast before the strength and conditioning class. I know from experience that I do not work well on an empty stomach so I demolished a protein bar and hoped for the best! I did not enjoy… Continue reading Training for Hell and Back – 9 Weeks To Go

Fitness and Health

Training for Hell and Back – 10 Weeks To Go

10 weeks to go!!!

Home and Garden

Gardening by Dummies – Attempt 1 (The Front Garden)

Last October we spent a small fortune getting our driveway done and at the time I swore I would soften the look with some well researched plants. Fast forward to June and there were only weeds and rubbish to be found in my granite capped oasis of block work. Usually my husband shows great patience… Continue reading Gardening by Dummies – Attempt 1 (The Front Garden)

Fitness and Health

Training for Hell and Back – 11 Weeks To Go

Sunday June 25th 2017 So I did my first fitness class today - strength and conditioning. I very nearly passed out from the heat in the room and jelly legs were not a one off event but I survived and went on to have a very productive (though slow) day. Food wise I am only… Continue reading Training for Hell and Back – 11 Weeks To Go