5 thrifty ways to be romantic

Here are 5 thrifty ways to be romantic You don’t need to spend money on flowers and chocolates and trips to Paris to be romantic.…

Infographic: New vs. Used: Which cars save you more money

Today – Which cars save you more money?   I would naturally assume you would spend less getting a used car but this infographic makes…

Parent’s Guide: How to Survive Your Child’s First …

Today – How to Survive Your Child’s First Day at School   How to Survive Your Child’s First Day at School A child’s first day…

Infographic: Have your kids watched too much TV this summer?

Have your kids watched too much TV this summer? I find this infographic from Galt Toys quite shocking. My kids certainly don’t watch that much…

What are the Benefits of Learning from Home?

This is a guest post from ICS learning The advances in communication technology that the Internet has brought into almost every home have had a…

Summer is a time of wealth

Summer is a time of wealth indeed In summer we see such riches in the world around us. Golden sunshine, shiny yellow buttercups, glowing orange…

Insure Peace of Mind

The majority of home owners take out life insurance cover with their first mortgage, but far fewer choose to opt for further peace of mind…

Having kids makes you think about money

Today – Having kids makes you think about money  You may have recently read my post on 10 things to teach your child about money…

How to get cheaper knickers from M&S

Today – How to get cheaper knickers I once saw a Marks and Spencer’s in Jerusalem and it looked just very odd ….but that is…

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…

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…

Free Printable Jubilee Bunting, Crowns and Flags

Free Printable Jubilee Bunting Free Printable Jubilee Bunting, Crowns and Flags Kodak have special Jubilee themed party packs , with printable templates including: · Union Jack…

How have my spending habits changed since the credit crunch

Today –  How have my spending habits changed since the credit crunch My spending habits have changed dramatically in all areas since the credit crunch.…

How to save money when eating out

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…

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 budget. In order to avoid the £50 monthly food  (£600)…

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…