Ways I have earned money (as I no longer work?!) since having my kids

I have been very busy earning money over the last 6 years of ‘not working’ I have sold old books on Amazon Sold old highchairs,…

The story of a freelance writer – mums making money!

Story of a freelance writer Big thanks to the lovely Kath Allen for this inspiring post! Since finishing full-time work four years ago to have…

How to have a successful car boot sale

How to have a successful car boot sale  Thank you lovely Dot for sharing your fab car boot tips with us. Dorothy Lepkowska is a…

Profiling Barefoot Books – Jobs for mums

Thank you Beth Evans for this useful, informative guest post – over to you Beth…. When I had my son in August 2005 I made…

Weigh in: week 8 (Project 70-0)

I lost 1lb this week. I  now have 56 l b to lose which means……………. I have lost my first STONE! Yep it’s took 8…

Profiling phoenix trading – a good job for mums.

Fab guest post and profile from Donna Pinnell  I have always worked, since I was an office junior at 16, I have loved the challenge…

Books on a budget + kids and kindles

Just a little post to tell you something fab I found out yesterday. For Chrismas I was lucky enough to be given a Kindle. Yesterday…

And the winner of August’s monthly budget challenge is….

The winner of the monthly challenge for August which was could you start a business for a tenner?  is: Nicola Pile Here is her winning…

Introducing imemory boxes: Fantastic Competition to win your own.

Don’t you just love it when something new pops up that just makes life SO much easier? I always feel guilty I haven’t recorded my…

Buying a Family Friendly Franchise (SAHM) – loads of contact details/info

A Family Friendly Franchise Family friendly franchises abound and are perfect for SAHM (stay at home mums) It can be a popular and lucrative option among stay-at-home …

Taking care of the garden at the summers’ end

sponsored post Can you believe it?…I’ve already seen falling leaves and  August isn’t even out yet. We have to start thinking autumn lawn care now…

Asda Little Angels – review

Little angels is an established but recently updated  range from Asda,  that covers nappies, bibs, swim pants, weaning equipment and generally all wyou will need…

Mums: Making money from modelling (yes YOU!)

Many moons ago when I was much, much younger I did some modelling for £15 hour. That was well over 15 years ago. I’d take…

Weigh in week 7 (Project 70-0)

Well I no longer have 70lb to lose and  I no longer have 65lbs to lose and I no longer have 63lb to lose and…

Mums: CASH IN ON YOUR CRAFTY WAYS

CASH IN ON YOUR CRAFTY WAYS Are you crafty? Can you bake, sew or knit? If you can, you have an amazing resource to exploit…

Leapster Explorer Review

Leapster Explorer Review Leapster Explorer™ Learning Experience I have to say I am not generally a big fan of anything thats potentially addictive, time consuming…

How to find a rewarding job that lets you have lots of time with your children

Thanks to Emma Harrison the jobshare guru for some top tips: Have you ever wondered how to find a challenging, rewarding job which also allows…

Friday Competition – win a bit of a pamper from Montagne Jeunesse

I tried out the following gorgeous Montagne Jeunesse facepacks and I have to say they were a revelation …it has been YEARS since I had…

The monthly mum budget challenge. Could you start a business with £10?

From now on each month there will be a budget challenge posted on this blog. I hope you’ll join in, These will always be linked…

Respect on the road could save a child

You may have heard of Axa because of Axa car insurance but this article is actually Axa  promoting car etiquette. People are rude and dangerous on the…