Portion sizes and food waste

Portion sizes and food waste really do go hand in hand. In the UK it is estimated that we throw away about £50 worth aof…

Very Easy Shortbread recipe

Very easy shortbread recipe This very easy shortbread recipe will stand you in good stead for last-minute sweet treats and birthday gifts. It has just…

Is your food budget squeezed? Do you want to be …

TV1’s Tonight series  are making a programme about food poverty. As well as specific cases of food poverty, they are also looking for a case study…

How to get fit on a budget.

Here are my top ten how to get fit on a budget tips All exercise should be undertaken with awareness of your own fitness levels and…

Worried about helping your kids financially in the future?

Futrue Costs Does the thought  of helping your kids financially in the future play on your mind?  I think about it all the time. When…

Are you still eating your kids Easter eggs?

Did you blush when you read the title of this blog post?  Did it hit a nerve? Are you shifting a little uncomfortabley in your…

The Top 10 things to teach your child about money

Teach your child about money Each month there will be a feature on kids and money and as always if you would like to contribute…

Tips on how to spot cowboy builders

If your home needs some work doing, you’ll want it to be done to the highest possible standard. This is where most people would look…

Helpful tips to save you water

  As the hosepipe ban is introduced across parts of the UK, people need to make sure they’re keeping an eye on their water consumption.…

Thrifty gift ideas for special occasions

Presents do not need to break the bank. When special occasions occur you can rise to the occasion with creative thriftiness.   Baby gifts Baby…

Fathers day gifts – thinking ahead

When it comes to fathers day gifts I think homemade is always a winner. Personal, unique gifts are always treasured. I think  its a great idea…

A mother’s work meme

The Meme was established by Mother. Wife. Me and Pret-A-Mummy to discuss whether or not society values and supports mothers.”. I was tagged by the…

This year, go camping

You want to go on holiday, and to check out the latest prices, you often find yourself looking in the window of a travel agency.…

There’s nothing quite like your own bed

There’s nothing quite like your own bed. At the end of a hard working day, most of us look forward to that special moment when…