The Chinese Zodiac – New Year fun with your kids

This will be the Chinese New Year of the Rabbit.  Here is the story of the Chinese Zodia and some ideas for Chinese new year…

The simplest and cheapest Valentines Day flowers (kids craft)

How to make the cheapest Valentines Day flowers – super simple craft idea All you need to do to make a lovely bunch of the…

Sunday Inspiration: What makes you happy? Action Aid report.

Action Aid do marvellous work. I am sure you have heard of them and know about them as a leading charity. But what actually do…

Get Organised! 5 top tips for busy parents

Do you long to get organised? Big thank you to Samantha Geddes from Orgainsed Lttle Things for this great guest conrtaining 5 top tips for…

A busy mum’s Halogen Oven review

My  halogen oven review Clifford James sent me a Halogen oven to trial. I wasn’t overly excited about this item I just thought it would…

4 Things you need to learn to make this month the month you start earning …

..even if you are at home with the kids, can’t find a job or have a job but need more money here are the 4…

There’s fun to be had in a winter garden with your little ones

This is a sponsored post Getting kids into the garden in winter isn’t always that easy. My kids are a bit nesh ( and so am…

Top Ten Ways to Grow a Successful Business Without Compromising Your Family

 Top Ten Ways to Grow a Successful Business By Grace Marshall is a report to help mums make the very most of their business opportunities.…

Chinese Money Crafts for Chinese new Year

Chinese New Year begins on Feb 3rd this year. It will be the year of the rabbit. Here is a fab Chinese money craft. Giving…

Sunday Inspiration: Helping to cure kids with cancer; the kindness of strangers

In the second of our Sunday inspiration posts we have a post by the brave and inspiring Jane Blackmore who blogs as Northern mum Helping to cure…

Sunday Inspiration: Beaches: Wind beneath my wings

My mum was the wind beneth my wings, I dedicate this to her. I remember seeing beaches with my closest frined before strating university. We…

Zoobles Review – Brand new and super cute! New craze for 3+ girls?

I love new toys and so do my kids and even though we have had the excesses of Christmas we were thrilled to be sent…

Relax Kids Review – Superhero fairytale Meditations

There are an amazing amount of positive testimonials for Relax Kids Superheroes CD (for ages 3-7yrs) . This cd contains guided meditation for kids. The reviews…

Warm welcome to our new sponsor: Bras4mums

I am absolutely delighted to welcome on board our new sponsor bras4mums. If you haven’t yet discovered them then I am so glad to bring…

Win a Nemo Bath Island from fantastic Dealtastic.

                                         *The winner is Tracy B!* Sponsored post Oh I do love a bargain! If you haven’t come across it before I would really recommend…

How to save money quickly

Thanks to savvy saver Luschka van Onselen for this fab guest post about how to save money quickly.:   At some point or other, we…

How to afford beauty on a budget

This is a sponsored post – How to afford beauty on a budget It’s not easy being beautiful, but it can be inexpensive if you…

New Sponsors: Become a Mumpreneur

I wish someone had been on hand to tell me how to become a mumpreneur. I am delighted that Baby Budgeting is being sponsored by…

Appliances Online, saving lives, Oxfam Unwrapped and Baby Budgeting (odd combination – but it works!)

Thanks to Appliances Online  Oxfamn are back in mind, This year, Oxfam Unwrapped launched a brand new line of kids’ gifts aimed at children in the…

Balancing: babies, business, books, blogging and breathing

Question: ‘What  you do with your days? Aren’t you dreadfully bored as a stay at home mum?’ Answer ‘Well, I get up very early write, packed…