VALENTINES DAY ON A BUDGET

Here's some ideas for doing valentines day on a budget.  If you are celebrating valentines day and find that funds are stretched then why not make it about...

FREEZE BANANAS, FRUGAL TIP

This may be my shortest blog post yet!!  If you don't get round to eating bananas then get freezing them, save them, don't waste them. Frozen bananas are great...

GETTING ORGANISED WITH GOOGLE CALENDAR

Being organised with dates and events can be quite a headache.  About ten years ago I could manage with just a calendar on the kitchen wall.  Then I...

NATIONAL TRUST MEMBERSHIP

Is National Trust Membership for you?  I've been a National Trust Member on and off over the last decade or so. Currently it's £10 a month for family membership, for...

GREEN BLUE PETER BADGE

My kids love watching Blue Peter and Jess is nearly old enough to apply for her own Blue Peter badge. Abi frequently enters the competitions and is already the...

PLANNING CHRISTMAS IN ADVANCE 5 TIPS

Yes, I'm fully aware it's only the summer but why not think about planning Christmas in advance?  Spread the cost of Christmas by starting now.  Keep an eye...

BEING A MUM AND BICKERING SIBLINGS

Being a mum overall is the best feeling in the world for me. Morning cuddles and sleepy smiles are one of the best things about being a mum.  Their...

AMAZON FIRE TV STICK REVIEW

When we moved house I got a better than awesome deal with Sky and had the luxury of a Sky Q box but the renewal price after the...

DRINKING WATER IN THE MORNING

My morning routine doesn't even feel like effort anymore.  If you do something often enough it becomes a habit.  So I stumbled upon something online about drinking water...

MONEY SAVING TIPS

Perhaps you are becoming more money conscious and need to reassess your household budget.  Here's some tips that may help you spend money wisely. It may seem obvious but...