Pocket Money Profiles: Jen from Love Chic Living

Do you give your child/ren pocket money Yes, we do give them pocket money. If the answer is yes ……………………  When did you start?  Did…

I’m fed up with washing the pots!

Housework isn’t my thing. I wish it was; I wish I ran an efficient, organised, tidy family home. The truth is I don’t. I didn’t…

Is shopping good therapy?

Is shopping good therapy? If you are feeling down do you cheer yourself up by shopping or treat yourself to something nice to make yourself…

Are your kids overscheduled or do you wish you could …

Today – Are your kids overscheduled? New research from Capital One has revealed the extent to which children in the UK stand to feel the…

How valuable is your dad?

How valuable is your dad? In March we shared with you the true value of a mum for mother’s day. With father’s day just around…

Bank Holidays on a family budget

Bank Holidays on a Family Budget Bank holidays are an ideal opportunity for families to spend some extra time together – whether that means visiting…

Is it cheaper to shop online?

 Is it cheaper to shop online? I think a lot of it depends on how visually persuadable you are and I am! If I glimpse…

Free Printable Jubilee Bunting, Crowns and Flags

Free Printable Jubilee Bunting Kodak have special Jubilee themed party packs , with printable templates including: · Union Jack Bunting – · Jubilee Flag · Crown…

How have my spending habits changed since the credit

My spending habits have changed dramatically in all areas since the credit crunch. I am hardly recoognisable form the careless spender of my youth. It…

How to save money when eating out

If you love to eat out, knowing how to eat for less is very handy. Here are some simple chanages you can make to ensure…

Essential money saving items every parent needs

Essential money saving items every parent needs Prevention is better than a cure as we all well know and when it comes to kids we…

20 Useful Food Storage Tips for Families on a Budget Knowing some great food storage tips is really important when you are a family on a…

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 of…

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…

The Top 10 things to teach your child about money

Today – 10 things to Teach your child about money   Each month there will be a feature on kids and money and as always…

Helpful tips to save you water

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…

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

today – How to protect the family home from outside intruders How to protect the family home from outside intruders According to Home Office statistics,…

Love your leftovers

Today – love your leftovers Could you learn to love your leftovers? To avoid food waste really helps to be aware of what is in…

An attitude of gratitude

Today – An attitude of gratitude A short while ago I wrote about the importance of delayed gratification to happiness and success in regard to spending…