Thrifty Christmas

Thrifty Christmas tips abound in this category on the Baby Budgeting blog. In here you will find a host of posts that help you have a frugal Christmas.

It is such an expensive time isn’t it Christmas and it can leave us overwhelmed.  Thrifty advice for Christmas on a budget can go a long way to helping. Budget  Christmas blog posts include saving money on food at Christmas as well as ideas for gifts that are free.

You will also find sweet Christmas craft ideas kids can make, how to say no to things you cannot afford and general advice to really help you through this expensive time,

There are so many low cost or free Christmas activity ideas you can enjoy too. We want to show that a budget Christmas can still be magical for your child. A debt-free Christmas is possible you just need good sound thrifty Christmas tips.

Screen time at Christmas

Little things make a big difference…

On Christmas Day you MUST not forget

Don’t forget your batteries for Christmas Day or there may be some disappointed faces! We put batteries in and cut wires on Christmas eve to…

Some lovely Christmas Luxury from Asda

Christmas Luxury from Asda I tend to think I will do my basic shopping at the supermarket but that for more classy items I need…

The secret to a happy Christmas.

Today you can find me over at the Little Lily Pad blog sharing what I believe is the secret to a happy Christmas for all…

A stationery gift guide for teens

Today – A funky stationery gift guide for teens Forget the teens, I would love this little lot from my teen stationery gift guide for myself…Who…

A Christmas Gift Guide for 5-10s

I am so delighted to have been asked to be a gift editor for VoucherCodes.co.uk and their online magazine Most Wanted. It’s not about shopping…

Easy DIY Advent calenders

Easy DIY Advent calenders Have you been hunting for some easy DIY advent calendars? Do you sometimes look at pinterest and want to weep. The…

No Chocolate Advent Calendar Books

It’s not easy to find a no chocolate advent calendar ! It makes me sad that my kids get so excited about a chocolate each…

Teksta the robotic puppy does a space jump (video)

Teksta is going to be the toy this Christmas. It is a robotic puppy that responds to voice, touch, and hand gestures all without the…

Good Value Gift Ideas: World Dolls Colouring Book

I know my readers are always looking for good value gift ideas for kids.  From time to time I get products to review that I…

What’s the real cost of Christmas?

Today – What’s the real cost of Christmas? Despite the apparent economic downturn and the double dip recession there seems to be no reduction in…

How to Save on your Christmas Shopping

How to Save on your Christmas Shopping There are certain things that we always to buy in our family at Christmas time .I call them…

Movies for the Holiday Season

Today – The best Christmas movies for kids – What to watch with your family this festive season 3 of our favourite Christmas films…what would be…

Gift Ideas for Teachers.

Today – Teacher Christmas Gifts – The Best Gifts Ideas for Teachers I believe it is really important to say a big thank you to a…

What Does Christmas Mean to You in One Paragraph? (Inspired by Dr. Seuss)

What Does Christmas Mean to You Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more.” ~ Dr.…

My (almost) Cost Free Christmas Wishlist

My (almost) Cost Free Christmas Wishlist I would like lots of things for Christmas and for every one of my wants that cost I have…

Vegetarian Christmas Food

Today – Vegetarian Christmas Food – What to serve when Turkey is off the menu I’ve spent the last few days fishing through recipe sites trying…

A parent’s dream advent calender – what would be inside?

A parents dream advent calender My children are very lucky, they always have 3 advent calendars each on the go (I kid you not) They…

5 Thrifty Tips for Christmas

Thrifty tips for Christmas Here you go, five thrifty tips to help you out this Christmas! 1. Rather than taking your child to see a…

How to Make Your Own Christmas Decorations (a book review)

Make Your Own Christmas Decorations On many levels I think it is a wonderful thing to make your own Christmas decorations. It is budget friendly,…