Budget-friendly UK breaks

advertorial As the winter nights draw in, it’s hard not to think about the sunshine and our next family holiday.  As exciting as trawling websites…

Review: iPieces – board games and pool for the iPad

iPieces  were a revelation to me. They are games to be played on  an ipad. Jumbo games have just launched Ludo and Pool games plus two…

Should we Ditch the Christmas Wish list?

Not usually controversial, the Mothers’ Union is calling on parents to ditch the Christmas list for their children. This ties in with them  launching Labelled for Life,…

Space saving solutions in small family homes

I am thinking a lot about revamping our house at the moment and I have an exciting project to tell you about very soon. We…

Ways to revamp your bedroom!

Thanks to the glorious winter weather, many of us are stuck indoors. At first it appears like a blessing; we’re going to get so much…

Frugal Fashion Shopping in Someone Else’s Wardrobe

Frugal expert and follower of fashion, Jacqueline Cohen, has  launched a new fashion site aimed at giving women who love to shop, an online space…

T.V. Cookery Shows vs. The Real World

Guest post Cookery programmes: They may be great for kitchen-based inspiration, but hell don’t they half put pressure on mums to recreate edible masterpieces. It…

What’s Happening to Annuity Rates?

A Money Matters guest post Do you know where your money will come from when you stop working? Do you know what kind of income…

5 Cool Things Made From Books

Cool Things Made From Books Books typically enjoy a long shelf life. They can be read over and over again, and are often passed from…

Monday Money Quote: What survives?

 Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished. Og Mandingo Photo Credit:  Aleksander Lazovski 

Budget Tweets of the Week: Beauty Tips

Beauty products can be expensive but twitter is full of savvy budgeters who know how to stay gorgeous for less. I asked do you have…

Why We Should All Celebrate Thanksgiving

Do you celebrate Thanksgiving ? In the USA, Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November well that’s this thursday!  and I thought it…

The Thrifty Families Blog Carnival (November)

Thrifty families have some great qualities; they are tasty, crafty, organised, gorgeous, wise, business minded and radical!  Have a look at some fabulous thrifty posts from…

Thrifty Gift Idea: White Chocolate Cookies

White Chocolate Cookies This lovely recipe is from Nikki at StressyMummy. I have to say, wrapped in some cellophane with a piece of red ribbon, these…