Review: The Kite Runner at Nottingham Playhouse

I read the Kite Runner  few years back and it affected me deeply. The book made me think about friendship and loyalty. It made me…

Profile of a Budgeting Mum: Sandy Calico

Hi, what’s your name? Sandy Calico @SandyCalico (https://twitter.com/SandyCalico) Any kids? I have two sons, born within a year of each other. Presley is 5 and…

Bake Your Baby Breakfast in Bed

Guest post If you want to give your sweetie something sweet, you can go the store-bought route, like cookies or a nice gift basket, but there…

The Honesty Shop

I am unfailingly honest. If I found £5 in the park I would take it to the local police station.Likewise an abandoned scooter. If I…

Budget Breaks at Holiday Parks

When I was a child my view of holiday parks was totally shaped by Hi-de Hi and my Grandad’s memories and  I thought they looked…

How to make a Photo Calendar that reflects a year

I  always like to give gifts much more valuable than they are expensive. Do you know what I mean? Something that is really precious but…

A range of versatile and beautiful summer dresses from Vertbaudet

Summer dresses for little girls are just adoreable. They always make my heart sing. Vertbaudet sent us a sunny yellow dress to review. isn’t it…

Diapers: Disposable or Reusable

A guest post form the states that echoes across the western world   A newborn generally uses up to 10 or 12 diapers every day.…

Tuesday Treats ..Blog Posts I have Loved This Week

Tuesday Treats is a project bought to you by myself ,Chris from Thinly Spread  Ruth from Dorky Mum and Liz  from Me and My Shadow.…

5 Ways to Cut the Cost of Baby Clothes

Guest  post Having a baby and raising a child is an enormous expense. Although you cannot put a price on the joy and happiness children…

Sunday Inspiration: Family

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How to choose the right savings account

How to choose the right savings account I am pretty good at saving for what I want. Delaying gratification in a monetary sense is something…

Win a Girl’s Lovely Lampshade from Vertbaudet

* The winner is Maxine Goodfellow* Vertbaudet do a lovely lighting range for children’s bedrooms.   Would you like to win this  one…? Its a…

Get 2 free packs of Huggies Baby Wipes

Kids, even little kids, can be expensive and certainly every little helps. Free wipes are always handy to have and will save you a few…

Review: Gorgeous new stationery ranges from Hallmark

I have a deep love of nice stationery and note books. When I was a child my parents had very little spare money and I…

Maternity Leave- How to make your money last

Today’ s Guest Post is about making maternity leave cash last the distance For the rest of the workforce, maternity leave seems like a blissful…

Pirate Party – Craft Party (a party in a box)

With this party box you can paint your own pirate treasure chest, make yourself a pirate hat then compete in pirate themed games to win…

Things to do at Sherwood Pines

Things to do at Sherwood Pines I have lived in Nottingham all my life and I love it dearly. A city of contrasts it has…

A simple guide to the new benefits changes

You may have heard about the major changes to welfare benefits that have started this month and will begin to roll out nationally over the…

How to stop feeling anxious about debt

How to stop feeling anxious about debt I have not been in debt very often in my life. 3 times that I can recall. Once…