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…

How to protect the family home from outside intruders

According to Home Office statistics, burglaries have risen every year for the past three years. So what steps can you take to ensure that your…

Love your leftovers

Could you learn to love your leftovers? To avoid food waste really helps being aware of what is in your store cupboards, fridge and freezer…

An attitude of gratitude

A short while ago I wrote about the importance of delayed gratification to happiness and success in regard to spending and in regard to life. I…

Easter Gifts on a Budget

I think there is a bit of a common misconception that holidays like Easter cost very little. Sometimes an extra £10 or £20 out of…

Over 50’s face expensive times too.

This is a sponsored guest post Over 50s face expensive times too. The popular view is that the over 50s have had all the breaks:…

New Thursday Feature: The Penny Saving Problem Page

Starting next week here at Family Budgeting will be a brand new feature – a weekly problem page for those of us on a budget.…

Where to find some brilliant thrifty blogs

There are 2 really good places to find thrifty family blogs and I am happy to point you in the right direction. First up we…

Please vote for family-budgeting for best blog post in the …

I would love it if you voted for my family-budgeting blog in the category of best new blog and best blog post in the Mad…

What is the perfect family sofa and chairs?

When you have children you have to start thinking a little differently in regards to how you decorate your home. White is a definite no-no…

Free online photo editor: Picmonkey

I stumbeld across this site Picmonkey and loved it, it is a free online photo editor  that whitens teeth, removes blemishes, adds speecg bubble .…

Top tips for easier housework…

I think a lovely, ordered home is a good thing. It makes me feel great and it is far easier to keep clean and tidy than…

Top ten thrifty tips to looking gorgeous

You don’t need the spa, the gym, cosmetic counters at Clarins or a whole new wardrobe budget to look great. Here are some simplet ips…

How to sleep well on a budget

There are lots of things you can do to ensure you get a great nights sleep.  Here’s my top 10 thoughts on sleeping well. You…