The Best Baby Budgeting Tips I Was Ever Given

Baby budgeting tips When I started to murmur after having my son that I didn’t really want to return to work I got a lot of…

Sunday Inspiration: How we affect others

“There is destiny that makes us brothers; no man goes his way alone. All that we send into the lives of others comes back into…

Ten top tips for a good nights sleep for parents

Sleeping well helps you cope with all of life’s worries and stresses. It helps  you feel refreshed and calm and helps you focus. Parents of…

Five places to take the kids in Bath for under £10

Holidays can be great fun but when finances are tight, keeping the whole family happy and occupied can be a tough challenge. However, don’t despair.…

Balancing your work and family time

Guest Post Trying to achieve a balance between career and family time is a day-to-day process of juggling responsibilities at work with the needs of…

Owning a property abroad for your family holiday

Guest post Owning a holiday home or investment property in another country can be extremely beneficial for a number of reasons. When choosing to invest…

Jenny Craig Week 20 and 21: A Big Thank You to Millie !

I lost  pound last week and a pound this week have 4 lbs to go and I will have lost 3 stone. Fabulous. Jenny Craig…

Floor tiles on a budget

When it comes to redesigning my kitchen there is a lot I want to do that I  just cannot afford to do. I would love…

How to throw a kids’ party without blowing your budget

Guest Post by Vivienne Egan As any parent will tell you, kids’ parties are getting pretty competitive these days. From 10-year-olds being shuttled back and…

September’s Business Mums Blog Carnival

Our business mums love to share and at this month’s Business Mum’s Blog Carnival they are sharing wise words, food for thought, appreciation, reflection and…

The Most Amazing Holidays on a Budget

When I look back on my life it seems I have only ever had cheap holidays. But you know they are magically memorable. I remember…

National Wear a Tea Cosy on your Head Day (with funky fashion pics!)

My all time FAVOURITE clothes shop  White Stuff is preparing for the third annual National Wear a Tea Cosy on Your Head Day (NWATCOYHD) on…

Profile of a budgeting mum: Joanne Dewberry

Hi, what’s your name? Joanne Dewberry Any kids? 3! Charlie 5, Megan 4 and Olive 1  Do you work? FT/PT? I run my own business…

The Family Budgeting Blog Timetable

Over at the  Family Budgeting Blog I have a whole new line up of weekly posts which I wanted to share with you: Monday: Monday…

I Want to be a Boden Babe

I have always loved clothes right from being young but I have always had the same three issues Being short and rather cuddly Being one…

Decorating your child’s bedroom

When the time comes to put away the cot and changing table and decorate a child’s bedroom, many parents face a seemingly daunting task. A…

My Creative Child

When I think of my creative daughter I can’t help but think of glue and glitter, felt tips and scissors, wild hair, her pretty smile…

Sunday Inspiration Linky: Don’t stare at closed doors

When one door of happiness closes, another opens,  but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one…

Review: Cutie Boots, Shiny Patent Chelsea Boots for Girls

I love winter boots and so does my 5 year old. I don’t know why! She was absolutely delighted when these shiny little Cutie boots…

Toys that Last: Climbing Frames

Little kids do seem to love to climb don’t they? My friends son, as  a toddler, use to clamber on top of their TV whenever…