Everyday Luxuries Everyone Can Afford

People often think that they can't afford the luxuries of life but often it's the little things that really make life luxurious. Taking time out and having these little affordable luxuries can really add to your perceivable quality of life.

Let’s take a look at what these affordable luxuries might be so that you can be sure of including them in your life from now on. As long as you manage to fill your days with these kinds of things, it can really have a way of making your life a little bit more special.

Good Coffee

You can get real enjoyment in taking a break with a good cup of coffee, but how often do you actually manage to get hold of one? The truth is that so many coffee outlets on the high street don’t really offer much in the way of good quality coffee, and it is often a case of trying to go out of your way to find the good stuff. Fortunately, if you shop around you can actually get hold of some coffee beans that will enable you to make decent cups at home. Freshly roasted coffee beans from Spiller and Tait could be the way to go, especially if you hand grind them yourself at home to get the freshness. There are also many ways to get a good cup of coffee made at home. Using a cafetiere will also be sure to give you better results, so bear that in mind too. All in all, great coffee can be had at home more easily than you might have thought. Check out my Coffee Box review here for more good coffee. 

Homemade Bread

If you have never made your own bread before, you have no idea what you are missing out on. The truth is that making your own bread is easier than you might think, and also tends to produce delicious bread, the kind that makes you salivate when it comes out of the oven. There is nothing like the smell of fresh bread is there? If you want to get started with making your own bread, it’s easy enough - just get hold of some good quality strong white bread flour, some instant dried yeast, and you're away. Add these to water and salt for a basic loaf, or shake it up and get creative in whatever way you want if you want to. Once you start making your own bread, you will never look back.

Walking In Nature

Some of the greatest luxuries in life are completely free of charge - such as walking through the woods or out along the beach. Walking in nature has a way of relaxing you and is the kind of luxury that makes life worth living. If you can find a way to make it a part of your everyday routine, then you will find that it really does help you to enjoy life all the more.

Bringing your holiday to you

If you can't afford a holiday, why not bring the holiday vibes to your home. Get a large wall mural of a beach destination, put on some Caribbean music, grab your sunnies and relax with on a hammock with stand. You could set it up in your garden too. 

Spending time with family and friends

Spending time with family and friends can make a real difference in your life, so make that time in your schedule to do so. It's important here though to spend time with family and friends that make you laugh, value your company and make you feel good to be around. No one wants toxic friends (and family) in their lives. 

Let me know what everyday luxuries may your life worth living?

*PR collaboration 


  1. It's lovely to stop and think about life's luxuries. I adore the smell of coffee and bread. And definitely walking in nature and spending time with friends too. Precious things.

  2. Yes to to spending time in nature. I can't believe I've never made my own bread - I need to do this! x

  3. lovely post - really like the suggestions, especially the homemade bread. Good homemade food in general is such a treat that we don't make the most of x

  4. Homemade bread is definitely a luxury I love. I think having a soothing relaxing bath is a worthwhile luxury x

  5. Good bread is one of my everyday luxuries for sure! We eat lots of bread (small children and their cheese sandwiches...) so it's important that the bread we eat is a quality bread.

  6. There are so many little things that seem like a luxury at times. For me, getting some me-time when my little one goes to nursery is luxury!