Frugal Fashion Shopping in Someone Else’s Wardrobe

Frugal expert and follower of fashion, Jacqueline Cohen, has  launched a new fashion site aimed at giving women who love to shop, an online space…

T.V. Cookery Shows vs. The Real World

Guest post Cookery programmes: They may be great for kitchen-based inspiration, but hell don’t they half put pressure on mums to recreate edible masterpieces. It…

What’s Happening to Annuity Rates?

A Money Matters guest post Do you know where your money will come from when you stop working? Do you know what kind of income…

5 Cool Things Made From Books

Cool Things Made From Books Books typically enjoy a long shelf life. They can be read over and over again, and are often passed from…

Budget Tweets of the Week: Beauty Tips

Beauty products can be expensive but twitter is full of savvy budgeters who know how to stay gorgeous for less. I asked do you have…

Why We Should All Celebrate Thanksgiving

Do you celebrate Thanksgiving ? In the USA, Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November well that’s this thursday!  and I thought it…

The Thrifty Families Blog Carnival (November)

Thrifty Families Blog Reads Thrifty families have some great qualities; they are tasty, crafty, organised, gorgeous, wise, business minded and radical!  Have a look at some…

Thrifty Gift Idea: White Chocolate Cookies

White Chocolate Cookies This lovely recipe is from Nikki at StressyMummy. I have to say, wrapped in some cellophane with a piece of red ribbon, these…

The perfect family activity on a budget

The perfect family activity on a budget The perfect budget family activity is in my opinion  reading. It’s fun at any age, by yourself or…

Review: Angry Birds Star Wars Playing cards (£4.99)

I love it when you get a great Christmas gift for a great price and absolutely know it will bring hours of fun. Packs of…

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cheese Touch Board Game Review

  Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cheese Touch Board Game Review – why it rocks My son has read all the Diary of a Wimpy…

The Frugal Friday Fashion Show Linky #3

Hello hope you are all well and have been finding some fabulous bargains. This week I want to show you a gorgeous little jacket from…

Thrifty fashion from a Swishing Party

Thrifty fashion from a Swishing Party   Have you been to a swishing party? I am loving the thrifty fashion I picked up at a…

Where do you dream of going to on a family …

Where do you dream of going to on a family holiday? I would love to go on family holidays with Mahlatini.com and experience a safari. I…

My Family Loves: Glitter Studio from Galt Toys

Glitter Studio from Galt Toys is a fabulous idea for a Christmas gift. Suitable for 6+ years, Galt’s Glitter Studio retails at £10.99,and is  available…

5 Handmade and Homemade Christmas Cards

I was challenged to design 5 Christmas cards by Getting Personal the personalised gift store. Would you like to see the cards I have created?  …

How to make your razor blade last for 150 uses

How to make your razor blade last More than 600 million people worldwide use razor blades every year. It can be an expensive business  but…

Where I go when I have some spare time.

I have a funny old  job working from home and writing. It can be a little bit lonely sometimes. Sometimes I work late into the…

Review: Football Game by Orchard Toys

We have long been fans of the  lovely Orchard Toys products. They are robust, sturdy, well thought out, educational and most importantly iof all always engaging and…

Fabulous Fashion stocking fillers for under a fiver

I love  MandM Direct you get such great brands at such amazing prices. have a look at their kids winter fashion ideas for under a…