Advice for savers and borrowers – big and small.

Advice for savers and borrowers Savers can afford to be individual and a little unusual in their approach. Pennies honestly don’t add up to much…

Cadbury Dairy Milk Pebbles New Chocolate Alert!!!

Cadbury Dairy Milk Pebbles It’s a nice start to the day when you get asked to review some chocolate. Cadbury sent me two backs of…

Lego Galaxy Squad Review

It was very exciting to go to the launch of Lego Galaxy Squad in early August at the National Space Centre. The day consisted of…

A fabulous free way to support your child going back to school

A free way to support your child going back to school Give your child an amazing start and support their eduction by reading to them…

Home Insurance and why it matters

Home Insurance and why it matters Regular readers of my family budgeting blog will know we have been working hard at making over our home…

Find the right look for your kitchen

Whether you’re designing a kitchen from scratch for a property you’re constructing, or hoping to make the most of the space that’s already there, there…

Win a Happy Hopperz Blue Bull

Happy Hopperz Blue Bull Winner….. Claire Butler I have a fun and funky happy hopperz blue bull to give way to day from Kiddicare. Isn’t…

Back to School Review: Pink Blu tack, Sew Simple and Glue Pens like felt tips!

Well back to school is approaching fast and with it the nations love for stationery is renewed. Bostik sent me a range of Blu Tack,…

A poem about pocket money

A poem about pocket money   In my day when things were cheap you could play for hours  on the street you didn’t need  many…

DNA testing, TV and privacy

I absolutely cannot stand shows like Jeremy Kyle where really personal moments are lived out on a TV screen. It’s like making a circus out…

Review: The Jewellery People

Next week is my birthday. I will be 42. My goodness how on earth did I get so old!  I may be a bit battle…

Nottingham’s favourite dish is ……

Nottingham’s favourite dish is… Good old Spaghetti Bolognese. Closely followed by Pizza, roast dinner, cottage pie and korma/fish pie. Over 55% of Nottingham parents say…

Skills to offer? Why not get some business cards printed online

When it comes to earning a little extra money as a stay at home parent there are many roads to explore. But I firmly believe…

My first car

I got my first car age 21. It will a silver fiat Panda. I thought it was gorgeous. Looking back really the car was a…

Profile of a budgeting mum: Helen Dickinson

Hi, what’s your name? Helen Dickinson Any kids? Yes – A little boy called Maxwell who is 18 months old. Do you work? FT/PT? No.…

Dog toothpaste, diets, supplements and children

I have been a vegetarian since I was 11 years old. Not for health reasons for animal loving reasons and I suppose to start with…

Download your free Holiday Games Guide featuring Baby Budgeting

Your free Holiday Games Guide I have written a piece on story telling for this definitive Holiday games guide by Villa Plus It has some…

Sunday Inspiration: The Talent for Being Happy

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have.” Woody Allen Photo Credit: State library of…

Win a Cath Kidston Changing Bag

Win a Cath Kidston Changing Bag Winner…Laura Symons As we all know, leaving the house with a baby means packing practically everything but the kitchen…