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 need to have a fair few tricks…

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 aof…

Easy Shortbread Recipe

Today – Easy shortbread recipe     An easy shortbread recipe This very quick and easy shortbread recipe will stand you in good stead for…

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…

Are you still eating your kids Easter eggs?

Did you blush when you read the title of this blog post?  Did it hit a nerve? Are you shifting a little uncomfortabley in your…

The Top 10 things to teach your child about money

Teach your child about money Each month there will be a feature on kids and money and as always if you would like to contribute…

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…

A mother’s work meme

The Meme was established by Mother. Wife. Me and Pret-A-Mummy to discuss whether or not society values and supports mothers.”. I was tagged by the…

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

According to Home Office statistics, burglaries have risen every year for the past three years. So what steps can you take to ensure that your…

Love your leftovers

Could you learn to love your leftovers? To avoid food waste really helps being aware of what is in your store cupboards, fridge and freezer…

An attitude of gratitude

A short while ago I wrote about the importance of delayed gratification to happiness and success in regard to spending and in regard to life. I…

Over 50’s face expensive times too.

This is a sponsored guest post Over 50s face expensive times too. The popular view is that the over 50s have had all the breaks:…

What is the perfect family sofa and chairs?

When you have children you have to start thinking a little differently in regards to how you decorate your home. White is a definite no-no…

How to sleep well on a budget

There are lots of things you can do to ensure you get a great nights sleep.  Here’s my top 10 thoughts on sleeping well. You…