Who should pay for your children’s car insurance?

Who should pay for your children’s car insurance? A fresh-faced teenager enthusiastically clutching his or her new driver’s licence can present parents with a financial…

Top Money Saving Tips to Celebrate the Arrival of a …

Top Money Saving Tips to Celebrate the Arrival of a New Family Member is a sponsored guest post It is difficult economic times for many…

If I were the Queen on a budget

The Queen on a budget If I were the queen and it was my diamond jubilee year….. I would probably feel very overexcited. (I get…

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…

February’s Thrifty Families Blog Carnival

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…

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

Save money on your family holiday this summer is a  guest post from moneysupermarket.com During January we are bombarded with images of holidays, imagining ourselves…

Win: 1 of 5 copies of The Parent’s Toolkit by Naomi …

Today –  The Parent’s Toolkit by Naomi Richards   *comp now closed and winners notified* I don’t know one parent who doesn’t want to give…

Top 5 Useful Family Gadgets For Your Home

Useful Family Gadgets For Your Home sponsored guest post form Anna de Winter Since the first days of science fiction, when consumers were beguiled by…

Thinking ahead to budget Holidays : Cool Camping

Today –  Thinking ahead to budget holidays I urge you to borrow this book from your library or get hold of  a copy somehow it’s…

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 …

Win a green board game perfect for families.

Win a green board game I wrote recently about how playing games united family members of all ages and built many memories. Who doesnt remeber…

Do you want to write for a living?

Do you want to write for a living ? When you think about your dreams can you pin point them down to… 1) where you…

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…

How to put on your own panto and save £80

How to put on your own panto Christmas cross-dressing and a dancing horse signal the start of the uniquely British tradition of the Pantomime Season.…

How to avoid High Street temptation using a prepaid card

How to avoid High Street temptation is a guest post by Daniel Somers     How to avoid High Street temptation using a prepaid card…

My 3 top tips for an extra special thrifty Christmas

If you make your Christmas  about traditions and not just gifts you will really keep your costs down and yet your Christmas will be extra special. You could…

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…

How to double your money -1 in 10 chance!

How to double your money Coinstar, the supermarket-based self-service coin counting service, is offering customers an average of a one in ten chance to double…