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 …

I wrote recently about how playing games united family members of all ages and built many memories. Who doesnt remeber the games they played with…

Do you want to write for a …

When you think about your dreams can you pin point them down to… 1) where you would like to live? 2) who with? 3) what…

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…

Resolutions for Quality Family Life in 2012

A lot of American self help books are about making more money in order to be happy. Whilst I agree money does make life easier…

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. Bringing festive cheer to whole families, these…

How to avoid High Street temptation using …

A guest post by Daniel Somers How to avoid High Street temptation using a prepaid card  The temptation of the High Street at Christmas can…

Win a jumbo cocktail shaker to celebrate …

*comp now closed COFFEE COCKTAILS  The premium Italian espresso brand Gaggia has teamed up with presenter and celebrity chef Jo Pratt to share a quick…

My 3 top tips for an extra special …

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…

Have you left it too late to …

GET YOUR FESTIVE ONLINE SHOPPING WRAPPED UP BY SATURDAY 17 DECEMBER A Nectar retail study of over half a million Brits reveals the cost of…

Do you need extra insurance?

Being self employed I often worry about being ill unable to work.My mum and my grandndma both had breast cancer. I do think what if….. With…

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 women suffer from the winter blues than…