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…

Monday Money Quote: What survives?

 Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished. Og Mandingo Photo Credit:  Aleksander Lazovski 

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 have some great qualities; they are tasty, crafty, organised, gorgeous, wise, business minded and radical!  Have a look at some fabulous thrifty posts from…

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…

This Week My Family Loves …Flubit

This week my family loves Flubit.  It is a completely brilliant money saving website for  families on a budget. Take a look at how it works..…

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 with family. Books can be borrowed for…

Family Budgeting is in Christmas Prima Magazine

Christmas Prima Magazine I’m featured in  the Christmas edition of Prima magazine sharing some of my thoughts around having a thrifty frugal Christmas. I also…

The Family Budgeting Show (Podcast) Shop.Stop.Swap

Shopping is a big issue this time of year. Would you like my advice?

November’s Thrifty Families Blog Carnival- Call for Posts

I would love you to come and join in November’s Thrifty Families Blog Carnival by sharing with me a post you’ve written in the last month…

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…