Win: 1 of 5 copies of The Parent’s Toolkit by Naomi …

Today –  The Parent’s Toolkit by Naomi Richards   *comp now closed and winners notified* I don’t know one parent who doesn’t want to give…

Top 5 Useful Family Gadgets For Your Home

Useful Family Gadgets For Your Home sponsored guest post form Anna de Winter Since the first days of science fiction, when consumers were beguiled by…

Thinking ahead to budget Holidays : Cool Camping

Today –  Thinking ahead to budget holidays I urge you to borrow this book from your library or get hold of  a copy somehow it’s…

How to teach kids Delayed Gratification

Today – How to teach kids Delayed Gratification There is a famous old psychological assessment experiment where children are told to wait in a room…

How ‘responsible’ are your kids?

How responsible are your kids Do you give your kids jobs to do at home in order to earn some extra money, for their basic …

Win a green board game perfect for families.

Win a green board game I wrote recently about how playing games united family members of all ages and built many memories. Who doesnt remeber…

Do you want to write for a living?

Do you want to write for a living ? When you think about your dreams can you pin point them down to… 1) where you…

Five SIMPLE steps to a fabulously thrifty life

today – a fabulously thrifty life When it comes to food we all know less food in more energy out equals weigh loss. Money management…

How to put on your own panto and save £80

How to put on your own panto Christmas cross-dressing and a dancing horse signal the start of the uniquely British tradition of the Pantomime Season.…

How to avoid High Street temptation using a prepaid card

How to avoid High Street temptation is a guest post by Daniel Somers     How to avoid High Street temptation using a prepaid card…

My 3 top tips for an extra special thrifty Christmas

If you make your Christmas  about traditions and not just gifts you will really keep your costs down and yet your Christmas will be extra special. You could…

Thrifty ways to beat the winter blues

Thrifty ways to beat the winter blues The ‘winter blues’ (also known as  seasonal affective disorder), affect about one in 15 adults in the UK. More…

How to double your money -1 in 10 chance!

How to double your money Coinstar, the supermarket-based self-service coin counting service, is offering customers an average of a one in ten chance to double…

Brand New Mobile Tracking App to Keep Children Safe

Mobile Tracking App to Keep Children Safe A ‘Sat Nav for Kids’ mobile app that allows parents to track their children’s location via their mobile has…

Thrifty gift ideas: Books

Today – Thrifty gift ideas: Books   People are either readers or they aren’t but if you have a friend or relative who loves to…

Are you getting a bit Christmas carried away? Read this …

Christmas carried away Are you starting to panic and overspend already?? Parents can often get themselves in a money pit pickle at Christmas. They love…

Giant Jenga Review – A Fun Garden Game

today – giant jenga review I have been sent a fabulous garden game here to review on family budgeting. Its called mega hi tower in…

Budget reasons to be cheerful

This week …. I have budget reasons to be cheerful   Budget reasons to be cheerful I gave a talk at the Business Mums Unite…

Making money with a conscience

Making money with a conscience NEW STUDY CELEBRATES BRITISH PARENTS WITH A CONSCIENCE Almost half of UK families want to make money and make a…

How to make a Scarecrow – a simple and easy tutorial

How to make a Scarecrow – I promise you this is averyeasy tutorial! Complex crafting is not for me Have you ever wondered how to…