What Takes Just Moments but Will Save you Pounds?

I’m not talking about a quick fix diet oh no! (though I would love to find one) and I’m not talking about closing a website before…

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…

Thrifty Families Blog Carnival – call for posts

This is a call for posts fo the February Thrifty Families Blog Carnival, which is to be held here on  February 7th .All you need to do is…

Top Money Saving Tips For Buying Kids Gifts

It is difficult economic times for many parents, especially in terms of purchasing presents for their child’s birthday. Many mums and dads have less disposable…

Save money on your family holiday this summer

This is a guest post from moneysupermarket.com During January we are bombarded with images of holidays, imagining ourselves lying beside a pool with a cocktail in…

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…

How to avoid High Street temptation using a prepaid card

A guest post by Daniel Somers How to avoid High Street temptation using a prepaid card  The temptation of the High Street at Christmas can…

Have you left it too late to get a good …

Have you left it too late to get a good deal on pressies GET YOUR FESTIVE ONLINE SHOPPING WRAPPED UP BY SATURDAY 17 DECEMBER A…

Thrifty ways to beat the winter blues

Thrifty ways to beat the winter blues The ‘winter blues’ (also known as  seasonal affective disorder), affect about one in 15 adults in the UK. More…

Are you in favour of an articifcial tree?

In favour of an articifcial tree I used to be a tree snob. We would  spend  £25 each year on a big nice smelling pine…

Get a personalised video from Santa…for free!

Santa’s portable north pole is one of my all time favourite things on the inetrnet. In just a few easy steps, you can create a…

Thrifty gift ideas: Books

People are either readers or they aren’t but if you have a friend or relative who loves to read then Christmas gift ideas are both…