Free Jubilee crowns, bunting, flags and party hats

For free Jubilee crowns, bunting, flags and party hats you need look no further. Kodak has created the perfect printable party app ahead of the…

Growing Veg with Kids

Dolmio have just done some research into kids and healthy eating. 88% of kids said home is the place they want to get their healthy…

Credit card fraud: what to do?

Credit card fraud: what to do? Discovering that you are a victim of credit card fraud can be a frightening and frustrating experience. Even if…

Profile of a budgeting DAD! : Reluctant House dad

Profile of a budgeting DAD! Hi, what’s your name? I’m Reluctant Housedad. Reluctant, because I was made redundant two years ago and couldn’t find work,…

Review: Frizz Ease

I was sent some frizz ease products to review which I was delighted about. I really like John Frieda hair products. I have used the serum…

Sunday Inspiration: Sunshine on my shoulder

One of my all time favourite songs

Week 4 on the Jenny Craig Diet Plan

Still following the plan adding different salads and veg to my Jenny Craig meals. Still hankering after fresh bread but never hungry as such. Walking…

Review: Raskullz

The RASKULLZ collection of helmets from OZBOZZ is really cool. Kids are often reluctant to wear bike hats but they cannot help but be attracted…

Luxury Picnic Gift Set to be won (worth over £70)

When I think of summer days out I think of picnics, beaches, castles and cottages by the sea, travlelling to see frineds and lazy days.…

Crafty Cards

Thanks to Rhian for this fab recycling, upcycling guest post  Crafty Cards It’s one of the most lucrative industries in the UK, but greeting cards…

The Thrifty Families Blog Carnival

Thrifty bloggers are a diverse, multi-talented and wise bunch. They are also …..  Splendid Second’s Spotters Gemma head of My Family Club blogs about buying…

Stop Press: Budget Sunscreen

Sunscreen can cost a fortune but as any parent knows well it is absolutely necessary in taking care of your kids in your sun. I’ve…

Review: The Boathouse, Nottingham Castle Marina

We set off to review the Boathouse at Nottingham Castle Marina without huge hopes for our visit. We are a family of vegetarians and this…

Profile of a budgeting mum: Zoe Morrison

Hi, what’s your name? Zoe Morrison Any kids? I have two boys aged 1 and 3 Do you work? FT/PT? I work part time as…

How have my spending habits changed since the credit crunch

Since the credit crunch my spending habits have changed quite a bit. I don’t impulse buy anymore I make considered purchases. I think long term…

The pocket money dilemma for parents

A guest post from Linda Crimmons There comes a certain time when every parent has to take the plunge and start giving their child pocket…

Week 3 on the Jenny Craig Diet Plan.

This week I have begun to start exercising. Only mildly I aimed for 4 walks of a bout 20 minutes each. I did manage it though…

Sunday Inspiration: Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson

Some people are passionate and successful whatever they do. I am so impressed by Tanni Grey ThompsonTanni is Great Britain’s best-known and most celebrated Paralympic athlete. She is…

How to make a castle out of old greeting cards

How to make a castle out of old greeting cards Guest post by Oriana Lauria I’m sure many greeting cards have made their way to that…

Call for posts for May’s thrifty families blog carnival

The subject of making money, saving money, living frugally and being thrifty are common themes in many blogs.Cass from  frugal family Jen from The Mad…