Getting married on a budget (well sort of…)

Getting married ona budget sounds to me like a bag of chips after a quick shifty down the registry office in your Tesco wedding dress.…

Protecting your family against fraud

Protecting your family’s personal identity is a key issue for mums across the country but new research has shown that we’re just not that sure…

The true value of a mum

Mother’s day is just one day when we show how much our mums mean to us. As children they are there when we fall down…

Just an hour a week, but so precious.

I think it is lovely to see men teaching their sons. Many years ago this would happen naturally as boys followed their dads down the…

Top 5 ways your house can earn you money

Thisis a sponsored guest post Especially in economically difficult times, making use of your home to earn some extra cash can be a tempting idea,…

Who should pay for your children’s car insurance?

A fresh-faced teenager enthusiastically clutching his or her new driver’s licence can present parents with a financial dilemma. The cost of insuring a teenager to…

What we did at half term (on a budget)

  Situation Money is tight, food is increasingly expensive and my son goes through his clothes and shoes so fast I can barely keep up. We…

February’s Thrifty Families Blog Carnival

Hello everyone ’tis the month of Love and I am delighted to invite you all over to my (fairly) new blog to see this months…

Save money on your family holiday this summer

Save money on your family holiday this summer is a  guest post from moneysupermarket.com During January we are bombarded with images of holidays, imagining ourselves…

Win: 1 of 5 copies of The Parent’s Toolkit by Naomi …

*comp now closed and winners notified* I don’t know one parent who doesn’t want to give their child the best start in life….. We strive…

Top 5 Useful Family Gadgets For Your Home

sponsored guest post form Anna de Winter Since the first days of science fiction, when consumers were beguiled by images of amazing time saving home-helpers…

Thinking ahead to budget Holidays : Cool Camping

I urge you to borrow this book form your libraey or get hold of  a copy somehow it’s ACE! Cool Camping – Kids According to…

How to teach kids Delayed Gratification

Today – How to teach kids Delayed Gratification There is a famous old psychological assessment experiment where children are told to wait in a room…

How ‘responsible’ are your kids?

How responsible are your kids Do you give your kids jobs to do at home in order to earn some extra money, for their basic …

Five SIMPLE steps to a fabulously thrifty 2012

When it comes to food we all know less food in more energy out equals weigh loss. Money management is similarly simple.You need stratergy and will…

Resolutions for Quality Family Life in 2012

A lot of American self help books are about making more money in order to be happy. Whilst I agree money does make life easier…