Storytelling Smories

Smories is an innovative nwebsite for children where they can watch short films of new stories being narrated by other children. It provides endless free…

Review: Giant Jenga

I have been sent a fabulous garden game here to review on family budgeting. Its called mega hi tower in a bag! and basically it’s…

Budget reasons to be cheerful

This week …. I gave a talk at the Business Mums Unite confernace in Nottignham about blogging for business and monetising a blog. I felt…

Making money with a conscience

NEW STUDY CELEBRATES BRITISH PARENTS WITH A CONSCIENCE Almost half of UK families want to make money and make a difference New research out this week shows…

How to make a Scarecrow

Have you ever wondered how to make a scarecrow? Scarecrows are traditionally used to keep birds from eating crops. Scarecrows are made to look like…

How to have a personal make up …

I have another budget treat for you now. This for those of you getting married but also for those of you just wanting some make…

How to Travel First Class on a …

Once, when I was about 18 I was a bit late to catch a plane  to New York and so I got upgraded. Oh it was…

10 ways to go to the Cinema on …

I love to go the cinema but it seems increasingly to be an expesnive treat. There are some ways to cut the cost of going…

How to make at least £50 in 4 easy …

This is easy-peasy, quick  computer and home based recycling and money making. Simply… Check every pocket in your house, check every handbag in your house,…

Car Boot Booty

Car Boot Booty A new regular feature on family budgeting that will run a couple of times a month is Car Boot Booty. I have long…

Super simple family budget changes

Super simple family budget changes Each month I am going to give you a couple of super simple family budget deas to try and reduce…

The rise of the bargain bragger – are …

Are you a bargain bragger? New research reveals a fresh breed of bargain hunter – the ‘bargain bragger’: dedicated to getting the best deal they…

5 ways to stop your child pestering you …

Don’t give in to pester power…not ever, not once. Or you will get it again and again and again. Once a child knows something works….…

How to find a cheap hairdresser

I think everybody wishes they knew how to find a cheap hairdresser who is also excellent at what they do ! I used to have…