Car Boot Booty: Designer Socks

I love socks but I often end up wearing my son’s (too small ) or my hubbies (too big) Look what I bagged at our…

How to get cheaper knickers from M&S

Today – How to get cheaper knickers I once saw a Marks and Spencer’s in Jerusalem and it looked just very odd ….but that is…

Is shopping good therapy?

Is shopping good therapy? If you are feeling down do you cheer yourself up by shopping or treat yourself to something nice to make yourself…

How have my spending habits changed since the credit crunch

Today –  How have my spending habits changed since the credit crunch My spending habits have changed dramatically in all areas since the credit crunch.…

20 Useful Food Storage Tips for Families on a Budget Knowing some great food storage tips is really important when you are a family on a…

Portion sizes and food waste

Portion sizes and food waste really do go hand in hand. In the UK it is estimated that we throw away about £50 worth of…

Love Your Leftovers – Great Ideas to Avoid Food Waste

Today – love your leftovers   Could you learn to love your leftovers? To avoid food waste really helps to be aware of what is…

An attitude of gratitude

Today – An attitude of gratitude A short while ago I wrote about the importance of delayed gratification to happiness and success in regard to spending…

Top tips for easier housework

Today – Top tips for easier housework I think a lovely, ordered home is a good thing. It makes me feel great and it is…

What Takes Just Moments but Will Save you Pounds?

Today – 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…

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…

Five SIMPLE steps to a fabulously thrifty life

today – a fabulously thrifty life When it comes to food we all know less food in more energy out equals weigh loss. Money management…