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 aof…

Very Easy Shortbread recipe

Very easy shortbread recipe This very easy shortbread recipe will stand you in good stead for last-minute sweet treats and birthday gifts. It has just…

Are you still eating your kids Easter eggs?

Did you blush when you read the title of this blog post?  Did it hit a nerve? Are you shifting a little uncomfortabley in your…

Love your leftovers

Could you learn to love your leftovers? To avoid food waste really helps being aware of what is in your store cupboards, fridge and freezer…

An attitude of gratitude

A short while ago I wrote about the importance of delayed gratification to happiness and success in regard to spending and in regard to life. I…

Top tips for easier housework…

I think a lovely, ordered home is a good thing. It makes me feel great and it is far easier to keep clean and tidy than…

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…

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 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…