How to get out of debt

Here is what you need to do to get out of debt Face the facts Are you wondering how on earth you got into this…

Hungry Frogs Magic Sounds Board game

The Hungry Frogs Magic Sounds Board Game by Imagination games: This game is lots of fun for young kids. I played it with my nine…

The Family Budgeting Show (podcast) Want vs Need

When we think about what we need it isn’t really all that much, is it?   Take my advice you always need to have house…

My Autumn

Autumn for me brings to mind crafting, Louis MacNeice (my favourite poet) being outdoors, fabulous moons and of course puddles and Halloween!

Monday Money Quote: Needs

The richest man is not he who has the most, but he who needs the least. Unknown     Photo Credit: Pink Sherbert Phototgraphy

The MAD Blog Awards 2012

Last Friday I zipped off to London for the third annual MAD (mummy  and daddy) national parenting blog awards. Family Budgeting was a finalist for best…

A list of things that used to cost a fortune ….…

Everyone moans about rising house prices, rising food costs and the continued hike in petrol prices. But I decided to flip it and look at…

Does your family need a second car?

Does your family need a second car? Two-car families are commonplace in the UK – but having two cars is extremely expensive. The cost of…

Review: Personalised Letter Box cakes

Personalised Letter Box cakes I was intrigued to be asked by Baker Days if I would like to review a  cake for them. They make …

The Family Budgeting Show (Podcast) Mindful about Money

The Family Budgeting show this weeks looks at the importance of rainy day savings and why being mindful of money is important. I’ve had a…

Autumn in the Garden

Autumn in the garden presents an opportunity to learn all about nature, hibernation and different kinds of birds. As well as being a beautiful time…

Halloween on a Budget at PoundWorld

We were looking to have Halloween on a budget so we were delighted when Poundworld sent us a box of Halloween goodies to review. Poundworld is…

Monday Money Quote

One penny may seem to you a very insignificant thing, but it is the small seed from which fortunes spring.   ORISON SWETT MARDEN, The…

Do you want to sell your crafts?

I know lots of parents work hard to make extra money these days and I don’t know a stay at home parent who doesnt do…