What to look for when buying a second-hand car

Today – What to look for when buying a second-hand car Buying a second-hand car always makes sense financially but it really can fill people…

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 #5frugalthings

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 of a GAP …

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 save you money #5…

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 Bills

Today – ways you can save on your family bills Ways you Can Save on your Family Bills There is no doubt that the world…

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 Money

Today – Everyday Changes You Can Make to Save Money Many families struggle with their finances when they have so many bills to pay and…

5 Tips to Keep Birthday and Holiday Expenses at a Minimum

    Tips to Keep Birthday and Holiday Expenses at a Minimum Birthdays and holidays can be pretty big expenditures. Especially with children, there are…

Saving on the Essentials of Life is Simpler Than You …

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 Bills

Today – How to Save Money On Your Energy Bills Everybody wants to lower their energy bills. Take a look at your most recent energy…

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…

5 frugal food ideas #5frugalthings

5 frugal food ideas Food really can be one of our biggest expenses, can’t it? So this week I have turned my mind to thrifty…

Save Time & Money for Your Family with a Picnic Set

Save Time & Money for Your Family with a Picnic Set Time spent staring at a screen is constantly on the rise, especially in children.…

A Frugal Easter #5frugalthings

Due to a change in my home circumstances, money is tight again this month. Consequently, I have had to think a bit more carefully about…

Smart ways to save on your supermarket shop

Today – Smart ways to save on your supermarket shop The dreaded weekly shop is a big pain-point in homes across the country. Whatever supermarket…

5 thrifty beauty tips

Thrifty beauty tips When it comes to beauty I am a huge believer in keeping it simple (and thrifty) and learning to be your own…