Come and watch #mydens hangout

We love building dens in our house, do you? I’ll be on a #MyDens Hangout on Tuesday 30 September at 11:00am. Would so love you…

Fab comp to #win 5x £25 Stuck on You vouchers

Just wanted to give you the heads up that over at RedTedArt there is a fabulous competition on to win 5 x £25 Stuck on…

Top Tips to Help Parents Achieve a Healthy Credit Score

Proper Planning Can Help Parents Save Money & Achieve a Healthy Credit Score We all recognise the stress that parenting can bring. But besides the…

Box upon a time – designer clothes at budget prices

  Despite being on a budget most parents still absolutely love to dress their kids in gorgeous clothes. Designer clothes usually come with a designer…

How to save money by writing a review

Save money by writing a review Revooly.com is new to me but I am so, so glad to have discovered it. Revooly contacted me recently…

The perfect den

My children have always loved building dens..sometimes they have draped sheets over washing lines, sometimes they have simply hidden under the table and pulled the…

Review: Taming The Tiger Parent

I have just read a brilliant new parenting book called Taming the Tiger Parent  by Tanith Carey which was published this week. A few years…

Rear facing Car Seats from Cybex

Rear facing car seats were rare when my two were small but are increasingly more common due to their additional safety. Here are three beauties…

Playing supermarkets with Shopkins

My kids have always loved to play with tiny little characters…we have had Gogos, trash packs, Moshi monsters and now we have Shopkins.  Shopkins are…

The Best Cash Drawer for Your iPad POS System

I suppose as a thrifty blogger money and it’s transactions is bound to interest me. Even little kids love to play with cash registers don’t…

Budget Beauty Buys

I love beauty products but cannot afford to buy top brand names. This doesn’t bother me at all however because their are some amazing budget…

What does a 13 year old know about money?

  An interview with  Sam,  age 13  about money. Sam is Helen (from The Crazy Kitchen)  son Do you get pocket money? No Do you…

They grow up so fast

Oh the times I heard the phrase they grow up so fast when I was knee deep in nappies and covered in mango puree and…

What’s your best #thriftyfamily saving tip (you could win £100!)

Tell us your best saving tip Scottish Friendly have teamed up with Louie Spence to launch the #ThriftyFamily campaign. Louie will be demonstrating some of…

Buying children’s books on a budget

Buying children’s books on a budget My children love to read. People tell me I am lucky that they love to read but I tell…

The family home with no kitchen

You have to watch this…. it’s so funny but really thought provoking and a call to action. My granny was a cookery teacher and taught…