Budget Tweets of the Week: Beauty Tips

Beauty products can be expensive but twitter is full of savvy budgeters who know how to stay gorgeous for less. I asked do you have…

The Thrifty Families Blog Carnival (November)

Thrifty Families Blog Reads Thrifty families have some great qualities; they are tasty, crafty, organised, gorgeous, wise, business minded and radical!  Have a look at some…

This Week My Family Loves …Flubit

This week my family loves Flubit.  It is a completely brilliant money saving website for  families on a budget. Take a look at how it works..…

How to Save For Christmas with a Family

Guest post – How to Save For Christmas with a Family Now that the rain and cold temperatures of winter are upon us, it means…

How to make your razor blade last for 150 uses

How to make your razor blade last More than 600 million people worldwide use razor blades every year. It can be an expensive business  but…

The Frugal Friday Fashion Show Linky #2

Hello and welcome to this weeks Frugal Friday Fashion Show. Hope you have had a fabulous few weeks and have some thrifty finds to show…

Proper Budgeting when Buying a Car

Appropriate planning is essential at any level, especially when finances are in question. Be it a country, a business or a family, planning is the…

10 ways to save money at Christmas

Thanks so much to Hannah Hill, Money for Life volunteer and Halifax branch manager’s top 10 ways to save money at Christmas The average Brit…

Saving Money with Electric Heating

As the leaves on the trees turn shades of brown, yellow and maroon, the nights get longer and the temperature drops a few degrees, people…

The Frugal Friday Fashion Show Linky #1

What’s it about? I have a new linky that will run every second friday. It’s for us to show off our thrifty and frugal fashion…

How to sell on event tickets you no longer want

Today –  How to sell on event tickets you no longer want I am a great believer in not wasting money.   How to sell…

How to get out of debt

Today – How to get out of debt   How to get out of debt – simple tips Face the facts Are you wondering how…

A list of things that used to cost a fortune ….…

Everyone moans about rising house prices, rising food costs and the continued hike in petrol prices. But I decided to flip it and look at…

Does your family need a second car?

Does your family need a second car? Two-car families are commonplace in the UK – but having two cars is extremely expensive. The cost of…

Halloween on a Budget at PoundWorld

We were looking to have Halloween on a budget so we were delighted when Poundworld sent us a box of Halloween goodies to review. Poundworld is…

Budget tips for families

Guest Post Having a family can be hugely expensive! There are school uniforms, holidays, Christmas, a bigger house, car, increased bills and a lot more…

Top tips for growing your own food

Guest Post There are few things more satisfying than growing your own fruit and vegetables – and I definitely think home-grown tomatoes and strawberries are…

Marvellous Marks and Sparks

I remember being 18 and over in Jerusalem. I had been travelling after staying on a kibbutz and money was low, the plane home was…

A brilliant value conferance call provider: Powwownow

Powownow is such a great name for a company isn’t it? It’s actually the name of a conferance call company and it totally demystified the…

Saving your Business From Electricity Bill Increases

A survey conducted into the way businesses deal with their electricity costs recently revealed that many companies didn’t play close attention to the amount of…