5 top thrifty parenting blogs

5 top thrifty parenting blogs

Liz Burton hosts Magpie Monday on her lovely blog Me and My Shadow where she encourages others to link up thir posts and show off their second hand ttreasures. This is a lovely way to encourage pride in second hand goods and not only does this encourage is to be green it’s sound thrifty practice. Liz does lots of upcycling and recycling  crafts too dilies into baskets and Cds into fish!! Well worth a visit. Lovely photos and tons of ideas.

Diary of a Frugal Family is a blog wirtten by Cass about life as a family on a budget. She writes about simple pleasures, frugal meals, days of fun crafting or playing without the need for spending much money. Her blog is inspirational if you are trying to live on a budget and it’s a great read

Cass is also responsible with Jen from The Madhouse for Frugalicious Food a blog all about frugal cooking. Well worth a look too!

New Mummy’s Tips is another great site for thrifty parents. It is packed with product reviews that tell you if products are good value and sort of a try before you buy so you don’t waste your money. It also has excellent competitions, discount codes and money saving tips and idea. Brilliant.


PlayPennies is a UK blog for money-conscious parents. On PlayPennies, you will find shopping deals, product reviews, freebies, celebaby news, competitions and useful money-saving tips for parents! It is packed with revioews competitions and discount codes and some really savvy ideas. A recent post discussed taking a photo of you r childs lego to make free wall art and preserve the memory. I love it- my son thinks it’s a top idea too!

Family budgeting

Hope on over to my other blog Family Budgeting where I share all sorts f thrifty parenting posts and serve up useful gems like a post on the  top 10 parenting TED talks


Happy blog reading everyone!







  1. June 1, 2011 / 9:48 pm

    Thanks so much for including me Becky. I’m in amazing company here ! x

  2. Becky
    June 2, 2011 / 4:36 am

    You are most welcome ladies aI want new people tofind you and embrace the thrift!

  3. June 2, 2011 / 10:12 am

    Hi Becky,

    Thanks so much for including the Miss Thrifty Blog – I feel honoured!

    Best wishes,

    Miss T.

  4. June 2, 2011 / 8:41 pm

    Thanks for this Becky I am so going to check some of these out as have not heard of a couple xx

  5. June 5, 2011 / 9:13 am

    Thanks for including PlayPennies! We’re glad you love our ideas and find our posts useful!

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