My Gumtree challenge results

Do you recall a few weeks ago when I took on a Gumtree challenge to have a clear out and raise some cash for Christmas? Well,…

How saying no can save you money #5…

Saying no can save you money and this week I have been practising! How saying no can save you money This week I said no…

What Qualifies a Vehicle for the Benefits …

Purchasing a car is an enormous investment and sets many people back financially. Still, they’re essential for some, so this level of expense needs to…

London on a budget

I took my daughter to London last weekend and though it was a real treat we did manage not to spend too much (except for…

The Gumtree Second-Hand Economy Challenge

The Christmas clear out and cash in challenge Oh, I do love a challenge! And this challenge is absolutely perfect for me as I love…

How out of the box thinking can …

Oh my goodness this has been a very, very long week indeed but it has been a fruitful one with out of the box thinking…

Ways you Can Save on your Family …

Ways you Can Save on your Family Bills There is no doubt that the world is becoming an expensive place to live in, and it…

5 fun fall free things to do #5frugalthings

Okay I know we call it Autumn in the UK but I do like a little bit of alliteration so bear with me on the…

Everyday Changes You Can Make to Save …

Many families struggle with their finances when they have so many bills to pay and mouths to feed. Fortunately, there are a few lifestyle alterations…

5 Tips to Keep Birthday and Holiday Expenses …

  Birthdays and holidays can be pretty big expenditures. Especially with children, there are always parties to plan and gifts to buy. Last-minute runs to…

Saving on the Essentials of Life is …

We all have to spend money on basic and essential things as we move through life; that’s just the way it is. But do you…

My 5 best thrifty posts #5frugalthings

I am off on a bloggers retreat! So, instead of my usual 5 frugal things post I thought  Iwould share 5 of my best thrifty…

How To Save Money On Your Energy …

Save Money On Your Energy Bills Everybody wants to lower their energy bills. Take a look at your most recent energy bill—with the long winter…

Saving Money by Leasing a Car

  When you are looking for a new set of wheels, there are lots of things to take into consideration.  Should you pay outright? Should…