What gadget would destress/revolutionize my life?

The folks at confused .com are running a little competition for bloggers to see what gadget we think would most destress our life. (Here is…

How to get the best value microwave

Have you heard of Idealo? It rocks! Idealo.co.uk is a price comparison site which scans more than 14,000 retailers and has more than 300,000 products listed on…

Monday Money Quote – the joy of effort

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. Franklin D. Roosevelt…

Easy Scone Recipe

I just had to share my easy scone recipe (s-gone) I  love their warm home baked, grandma infused smell and the way the butter and…

A Five Point Guide To IVA

What Is An IVA? IVA is an abbreviation of Individual Voluntary Arrangement. This is a contract between a person struggling with severe financial difficulty and…

PKTMNY : What we think of the Pocket Money scheme

Well we have been trialling PKTMNY for about a month now and here is what we like  about the online pocket money scheme. My son…

Colour Changing Mood Light Review

We were recently sent a gorgeous Colour Changing Mood light to review from John Lewis Mathmos JellyWash Touch LED Colour Mood Light  £88 Basically you can…

Are you SAHM or dad needing some extra work?

Before my children started school I looked at lots of ways to earn extra money form home and I even tried a few. I taught…

Upcycled Wall Art Ideas

I do love a bit of upcycled wall art. Well when it comes to art I think I have everything I need close at hand…

Infographic: How do you sleep?

Its hard to believe we spend 1/3 of our lives asleep and yet , I don’t know about you, it just isn’t an area of…

Book Review: Money Smarter A Family Guide

I normally write my book reviews over at my Book Reviews for Mums blog but this one just demands to be reviewed at family budgeting!…

Clear Your Clutter, Earn & Give to Charity

With all the expenses of December, many of us are feeling the squeeze in the post-Christmas period. While there may be more Christmas trees on…

The Family Budgeting Show #17

This week I am talking about thrifty Santa shopping, shopping the sales, shopping addiction and New Year’s budgeting and ‘me time resolutions.’ Come and have…

3 popular misconceptions about orthopaedic mattresses

1-       An orthopaedic mattress is always firm For many years, people who suffered from back pain and morning aches were advised by doctors to sleep…