Hello and thanks for stopping by!
Who am I?
I'm Miss Organised Redhead and at the point of writing (in 2017) am 41 years old. I live in the Midlands (UK), last year in 2016 I moved into our lovely detached house along with my fabulous boyfriend (TheBF) and our 3 gorgeous cats.
And who are my nearest and dearest?
Well of course there's my boyfriend who I've now been living with for nearly a year (and dating for over 3 years).
I'm very lucky to also have several close family members living just a 10 minute drive from us - we used to live on the same street in fact. We frequently meet up for socialising and fun times as well as going on a family holidays together most years. I love the the fact that I can be driving down the road one day and driving in the other direction is my parents - waving at me as they pass by! I know that living nearby to family isn't everyone's cup of tea, but for me, I love it - I've been helped out of a sticky wicket on many occasions.
How do I pay the bills?
Currently I work as a Freelancer in the IT industry. This can involve long hours when commuting is involved, so one of my aspirations is to become more self sufficient by seeking funding from multiple alternative sources. I enjoy my freelance work, but it's not what I'd choose to do if having a guaranteed income were no problem.
What type of stuff will you find on this site?
First off, I want to say that running a site like this, not to mention writing, is completely new to me - so please forgive me any schoolgirl errors I'm likely to inadvertently make.
I've started this site so that I can share progress toward achieving my Goals, the primary one of which is to become Financially Independent before I'm 50 - this will be the main focus of my writing efforts.
Also, it's been a firm belief of mine for some time now, that happiness comes from enjoying Life's Simple Pleasures - so I'm hoping to highlight as many of these that I can think of.
How about a bit of conversation?
I'd love to hear your thoughts and any tips you have for me, I'll be keeping a close eye on comments for feedback and advice.
Is there anything more you'd like to know about me?