Get ready – Christmas is coming!

Christmas is among the most expensive time of the year. From the higher electricity bill to the cost of gifts for the entire family; the…

My Family Loves….The one line a …

As you have probably guessed I love to write. I   have 4 blogs, 5 e-books and a published parenting book to my name and…

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,…

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..…

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.…

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

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 …

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 …

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 …

(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 …

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 …

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…