STOP SALES SHOPPING

STOP SALES SHOPPING I am guessing here but I am thinking that most probably …. you have just spent lots of money on Christmas &…

Making room for sleepovers

Guest Post Having children eventually means having their friends over to stay. Sleepovers have become the ‘must do’ event of any youngster’s social life, but…

Top 10 Money Saving Resolutions for New Year 2013

Here are my top 10 money saving resolutions for New Year. If like me, despite your very best intentions you overspent on Christmas these may…

A Quote for Christmas Eve

Quote for Christmas Eve Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your…

Home Makeover on a Budget …The Perfect Rug

There was a Dunelm Mill store near where I used to work and I would go there every lunch time,  grab a coffee in the…

The Swagbucks Thrifty Challenge Winner is…..

A big well done to the winner of the Swagbucks Christmas challenge …Wendy MacDonald from the Inside the Wendy House  A huge congrats to Wendy who did really…

Stop worrying about presents

Stop worrying about presents Kids are really resourceful. Whatever you have bought them for Christmas really is good enough and they will make the most…

A Christmas on a Budget Infographic

Christmas on a Budget Infographic I am so proud of all my lovely frugal readers this year!  Current resarch shows many of you are being…

Thoughts of a Bedroom Makeover

My thoughts keep straying to my bedroom and the state it’s in. It gets me down. I’d love to be able to relax in there,…

Watch your bills to reduce your spending

One way to keep a tight rein on the household budget is to periodically check whether you’re getting the best prices and deals for all…

UK Holidays: Fun on a Budget

When money is limited, getting a decent holiday is one of the first things that many often cut out or consider to be too expensive.…

A need for more foster carers

When I was in my late 20’s I became a respite foster care for Social Services. I looked after a young child every second weekend…

Home Makeover on a Budget: The Lounge (Part 2)

So in part one of my budget lounge makeover I showed how dingy and cluttered and rather unloved it was looking. I didn’t really know where…

Swagbucks…did I win the thrifty blogger challenge?

As you may know from previous posts I have been taking part in the  tots 100 Swagbucks  challenge I am sorry to say I failed you…