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My Diary For 2023

Every year I write a blog post about which diary system or set up I am going to use for the following twelve months. In recent years, I have moved away from a Filofax (I trialled something earlier this year - more of that in a minute) and fallen in love with the Hobonichi printed diaries. For the last two years I have used a Hobonichi Weeks as my personal planner and I won't be deviating from that this year. I have tried a Hobonichi Techo A6 a couple of times but have never managed to feel comfortable with it size-wise.  I have always lusted after the Hobonichi Cousin A5 as a main work planner so, this year, I have bitten the bullet at launch time and invested in my very first one. Hobonichi Weeks The Hobonichi Weeks is a slim diary with a yearly, monthly and weekly layout. The main section is a "week to view with notes" and there are an additional 70 note pages at the back. This year (2022) I used the "Mega" version which comes with almost three times as m

Online Shopping Discounts Using Voucher Hub

In an earlier post I promised you that some of my forthcoming reviews and sponsored posts would be geared towards helping you save money on the run up to Christmas.  FuelMyBlog have asked me to share some information about and their fantastic collection of money-off vouchers that are available for a wide range of items. have built an active community of savvy spenders who post, recommend and rank thousands of available vouchers.  It is a brilliant way of finding those all important money-saving voucher whilst shopping online (especially when buying Christmas presents).

Using VoucherHub is really easy:
  1. Make a note of the online store you are using (e.g.
  2. Visit VoucherHub 
  3. Enter the name of the online store into the search box and press the "Search" button
  4. Voucher codes associated with the online store will be presented.  Make a note of any you can use 
  5. Click on the voucher to visit the online store and enter the voucher code when prompted at checkout
  6. Your discount will be shown on screen.  Just follow any further instructions as prompted.
Don't forget to have a look at the "Expiring Soon" section or the "Restaurant Vouchers" too.  I have also complied a "quick pick" of my favourites for you :

General clothing and household



Another idea is to use VoucherHub for any large purchases before the rise in VAT on 4th January 2011 (it is going up from 17.5% to 20%).  You'll also find some great post-Christmas offers in there too.  Bookmark it and use it over and over again.  It is a free service so what have you got to lose?

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