February’s Thrifty Families Blog Carnival

Thrifty Families Blog carnival

Hello everyone ’tis the month of Love and I am delighted to invite you all over to my (fairly) new blog to see this months Thrifty carnival. Ladies you seem to have outdone yourselves ! These blog posts are full of budgeting wit, frugal charm and thrifty wisdom (and some dodgy looking mittens.)  I hope you are inspired by them.

A huge thank you as always to the wondeful sponsors of this project My Family Club and in keeping with the month I’m sending them a big thank you KiSS ♥

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Enjoy the carnival. This month we are in the prescense of great minds we have…

Thrifty Families Blog posts for Feb

Answers to Important questions……

Our Jen at A Thrifty Mum ask the crucial thrifty question Do you know how much you spend? and gives you some guidance to working it out

Vicky at Kids Library blog answers the question what is transumerism and should we rent not buy?

The fabulously thrifty Cass at Diary of a Frugal Family is also in the know, answering Q’s  like  :

 Are packed lunches cheaper?  andAre you paying too much council tax?

Lovely Liz at Me and My Shadow tells us:

How you can rekindle romance and energy save and

Emma at the Syders blog answers the million dollar question:  How can you Live on less money?

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Knowledgeable Know How…..

Karen blogs at Help me to Save about how you can have a really good value Staycation

Liz at me and My shadow also shows us how to turn size 18 smock into a toddler dress…Wow!

Heidi at Mama cook shares her thrifty food ideas and a fab philosophy of giving


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Wise words…..

I write here at Family Budgeting about teaching your child delayed gratification and how this will help them stay debt free in future!

Kara over at Tales of a Family of 7  shares some fab thrifty tips style=”font-family: Calibri; font-size: small;”> that saw her saving over £400 at


Heather at Bargain Mummy Buys tells us when to save and when to splurge

Stacey at It takes a Woman shares her first experiences of shopping at Lidl

Michelle at Utterly Scrummy (who makes the nbest browniwes in the world) is sharing her meal planning and budgeting tips

Over at New mummy tips mellow mummy guest posts about money saving tips for expectant parents

Over at Lulastic blog Lucy is looking at Thrifty toys and old soldiers and jars in particular super photos too!

 Thrifty Families Blog

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Clever creations…..

Amanda at the Ana Mum diary shows us how she rose to the take One jumper challenge with success and er..um ..well go and check out her mittens!

In keeping with the season Maggie at Red Ted Art is sharing her fabulous home made Valentines cards

I’m telling you how to throw a cupcake making party ( a really cheap option!)  over at Kids Love Parties and

Carol is telling is about her lovely leftover lunches over at kids one stop shop

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I do hope you have enjoyed this fabulous carnival Please visit a few posts and leave some love wherever you go.

Next months carnival will be on the second Tuesday of the month and will be held at The Madhouse

Thrifty Families Blog Carnival is the creation of myself, Jen (a Thrifty Mum) and Cass (Diary of a Frugal Family.) We hope it saves you money and makes you smile.


If you liked my Thrifty Families Blog posts you might also like my post on the best frugal UK blogs



  1. February 7, 2012 / 09:08

    Great round up! Thank you for pulling it all together!


    • Becky
      February 7, 2012 / 19:50

      Thanks for entering Maggy x

  2. February 7, 2012 / 11:32

    Thank you for including me

    • Becky
      February 7, 2012 / 19:49

      Always welcome x

  3. The Mad House
    February 8, 2012 / 14:07

    There are some super entries. I am going to have to grab a cup of tea and have a read

    • Becky
      February 13, 2012 / 08:25

      Enjoy they are fab!

  4. September 3, 2012 / 19:34

    Matchless topic, it is very interesting to me )))) tHANKS tEAM

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