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…

How To Be Better At Brainstorming Business Ideas

Brainstorming is one of the best ways to come up with the next big business idea, if you manage to do it properly, that is.…

My Autumn

Autumn for me brings to mind crafting, Louis MacNeice (my favourite poet) being outdoors, fabulous moons and of course puddles and Halloween!

Decorating Fun Without Breaking the Bank

Guest post Decorating for a family home can be a wonderful experience – getting to choose cute children’s furniture, little miniature versions of your own,…

Review: Cleudo Nostalgia

I was sent Cluedo Nostalgia to review by Esdevium Games ( a UK and European games, toys and collectibles supplier.) It comes in a lovely…

Review: Mission Earth : An Eco-Friendly Board Game

I love the story behind this board game from Gibsons called Mission Earth It was actually designed by a group of teenage girls from Oxfordshire…

Supermarkets need to ‘price it right ‘ so we can understand …

With household budgets squeezed and food costs among the top worries for consumers, Which? wants it to be as easy as possible for people to…

The prospect of family emigration

The economic downturn in the UK and Europe has encouraged many families and couples to consider emigrating. With the lack of good job prospects in…

How to buy essential appliances on a budget

If you’re living with small children, you’ll be well aware of how important it is to make your monthly shopping budget stretch; especially during these…

Students..don’t forget about your home insurance

I was a student for a long time and I know how hard it is to make ends meet when you are living on a…

Monday Money Quotes: ‘A father is someone…’

“A father is someone who carries pictures in his wallet where his money used to be” — unknown Photo Credit; The Dark Thing

5 reasons to choose a double ended bath

Perfect to enjoy alone or with a partner, double ended baths are the perfect addition to both modern and traditional bathroom suites. Regardless of the…

DIY projects you can do with minimal cost and effort

Guest post from moneysupermarket.com The phrase do-it-yourself can trigger terror in anyone who is keen to decorate their home but is scared of holding a…

Top Tips to Save Money on Your Bathroom

                                                                                                               source Whether we like it or not, the bathroom needs renovating from time to time. You may be trying to sell your house…