Should we Ditch the Christmas Wish list?

Not usually controversial, the Mothers’ Union is calling on parents to ditch the Christmas list for their children. This ties in with them  launching Labelled for Life,…

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…

How to Save For Christmas with a Family

Guest post – How to Save For Christmas with a Family Now that the rain and cold temperatures of winter are upon us, it means…

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?  …

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…

Family Budgeting in the Run Up to Christmas

(One Mum’s Savvy Shopping by Martina Mercer) As a full time working mum of three Christmas is a blessing and a curse for me. I…

John Lewis reveal their top ten toys for Christmas 2012: Part 1

As you know Family Budgeting bloggers are huge toy lovers and big on Christmas too. And who doesn’t love John Lewis with their gorgeous stores,…

A video message from Santa for your child for free

My kids love to send a message to santa We sit down in the first week in December with some lovely writing paper  and lots of hope and…

10 ways to save money at Christmas

Thanks so much to Hannah Hill, Money for Life volunteer and Halifax branch manager’s top 10 ways to save money at Christmas The average Brit…