Re-imagining the pre-loved by Lisa Skinner

Hi, I’m Lisa and I blog at wisdomandpennies.com. The heart behind my blog is to help people to live well on a little, to be goodstewards over their money and to be wise in how they spend it.Lisa Skinner

Re-imagining the pre-loved

It really is true that one man’s junk is another man’s treasure. When I look around a charity shop, I imagine great possibilities for the pre-loved items before me. I see it as my mission to restore, revamp or repurpose whatever I can. In short, I reimagine the pre-loved. Read More »

Potter Nostalgia

As a kid I loved nothing more then getting my mum to read my favourite Peter Rabbit book over and over again (I’m sure she didn’t love it as much!).potter

Sadly mum ended up giving my collection of Beatrix Potter books away when I hit my teens.

Now a ‘grown up’ many of my friends have started to have children and with a niece and nephew of my own I am often stuck looking for thoughtful gifts to give away to the growing number of small people that seem to surround me.

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