Summer is right around the corner… Fashion fixes for Kids

Spring is finally here with the buds opening and the days getting longer and warmer. It’s time to shake off the winter jumpers and start…

Cubby Kit – monthly craft box

I was sent a Cubby Kit to review and from the second it arrived the kids were intrigued. What was this brown parcel addressed to…

An Elegant Easter at John Lewis

I love John Lewi. Because they do seasons so beautifully I wanted to show you their Easter offerings. (Also they often have some free easter…

School Easter Holidays on a Budget

Ten days off school for our older kids, all keen to have fun and be entertained. I’m assuming you have managed to budget Easter (I’m…

Profile of a budgeting mum: Kara Guppy

Hi, what’s your name?  Kara Guppy (chelseamamma) Any kids? Yes – 5 (Abbey 18, Callan 14, Kian 11, Isaac 3, Eliza 1) Do you work?…

£50 Tesco voucher to be won in a sunny, simple comp.

COMP CLOSED* Did you know Tesco have cut prices on baby and toddler essentials from 14th March – 8th April in store and online To…

Mums – sort out your finances!

With the financial year coming to a close, it’s time to give your finances a makeover. If you have debts accumulating and your credit score…

Unicef, Vertbaudet and Immunisations

Isn’t this UNICEF bear a cutie? Vertbaudet produce these bears with UNICEF and sent me one to tell me about their cause. UNICEF is the worlds…

Call for Posts: March Thrifty Families Blog Carnival

The thrifty family blog carnival for March is being helad on the fab A Thrifty Mum blog Call for posts for March Thrifty Blog Carnival…

Psst: Little DIY survey for you

Following on from my make do and mend post I have been advised to tell you Topps Tiles ahve a litle DIY survey to fillin…

The Mad Blog Awards – Best Thrifty Blog

I’ve three times been a runner up in the MADS as best business blog, best post and best new baby blog but never yet won.…

Marvellous Make do and mending

Sponsored post I was never very marvellous at make do and mending. Prior to having children I was a bit of a ‘disposable ‘person. Mark…

3 Easyblind blackout blinds to be won!

Thanks to my wonderful sponsor Easyblinds who we featured yesterday I have 3x easyblackout (velcro) blackout blinds to give away (3 winners, one prize each)…

How to help your child get a good nights sleep

How to help your child get a good nights sleep Thanks to our fab sponsors easyblinds for this editorial. Spring has truly sprung now and…

Fresh produce: It’s warming up!

I have loved the fact it has been sunny this week. Time to break out the sun dresses. Luckily a few weeks ago all the…

Profile of a budgeting mum: Beky Daly

  Hi, what’s your name? Beky Any kids? One, a 2.5year old son called Kit. Do you work? FT/PT? PT Why do you work? To…

The BabyBudgeting Code: How to STOP unnecessary spending in 4 simple steps

How to Stop unnecessary spending I have a really simple method to keeping impulse purchases at bay that I want to share with you. It is…

My mum was the best storyteller

My mum was the most inspirational woman and best storyteller I have ever known, she told me all about real heroes.. My lovely mum always…

Win a Luxury Biscuit Hamper from Scottish Hampers

*Our winner has been informed Comp now closed* Who doesn’t love a Biscuit Hamper? Take a look at this one from the fabulous Scottish Hampers…

Dalani Home & Living – Twin Competition

COMP CLOSED* I have two amazing competitions for you from Dalani Home & Living If you haven’t come across it Dalani is an online UK…