Clothing at Tesco lets you play with your kids

I was really chuffed when Clothing at Tesco suggested I pick something from their A/W range to review. This fab black spotty mac is stylish and…

Baby Budgeting’s new sponsor: EasyBlinds

EasyBlinds are fabulous!  Who wants fiddly blinds to set up and attach when they have a little one and who wants their little one to…

Banish the party bags (budgeting birthday ideas)

Should we banish party bags ?     I love birthdays I think they are utterly magic and can make the birthday girl or boy…

Leapfrog: My Pal Scout (You MUST see this video)

My pal scout arrived  at our house a few days ago. Just another cuddly puppy for my darling little 3 year old who  has (no…

Phoenix Trading Cards Christmas Card Review (+ a poem)

Phoenix trading cards are just beautiful in quality and design. I’m so inspired I’ve written a little ditty about them. To purchase these cards you just…

Thinking outside the collection box – the no-cost way to give to charity

The no-cost way to give to charity Huge thanks to Liz Burton for this fab guest post . Hi, I’m Liz Burton, previously employed in the…

In praise of the humble (budget) potato

Potatoes are very cheap and very good for you, easy to cook and have many uses.Perfect for a parent on a budget! Recently  Dawn Porter…

Budgeting quiz – saving energy and pounds how well do you do?

I like to bring you any ideas that can help you save money…how about this one? There is an interactive quiz that Tesco Greener Living…

Friday Competiton: Pick your own prize from Made by Mrs Shilts!

Who doesn’t love gorgeous hand made goodies in lovely fabrics just perfect for gifts of a treat for ourselves. Well take a look at this…

Magical Story Machine – How to be with your child when you are far away

  How to be with your child when you are far away Personalised gifts for special occasions can sometimes come with a hefty price tag.…

20 SUPER CHEAP BUT FABULOUS kids birthday pressie ideas

 Top value cheap priced birthday presents  Here are a few ideas. Focus on the child not impressing the parent or keeping up with the Jones’s,…

Pesto, pasta and pennies. Sacla reviewed

 Sacla have been making  pesto for the past twenty years and have recently released 9 new flavours. They are the brand leaders in pesto holding…

A totally simple FREE Christmas gift idea

A free Christmas gift idea – so simple   Tiny little hands and feet On a simple white canvas in my kitchen I have the…

Friday competiton: Designer bib of your choice to be won

When a baby is born buying the perfect gift is really tough.  I always want to give clothes because they are so adorable but lots…

Gloworm review + 50% off at Playskool reader offer

My daughter has always slept with a variety of cuddly toys,  a different one most nights as the mood takes her.  Playskool then sent me…

Secret songs from a mother to her child (a perfect gift)

Some gifts cost nothing but love and these are wonderful to create on those most special of occasions. I have gifted songs to both my…

Top Five Tips For a TRADITIONAL Party on a Budget

Thanks to  Louise Plunkett from www.sweetpeaparties.com. Louise is a party expert! Sweet Pea Parties are suppliers of  traditional party supplies, from party bags to bunting.She…

Snapfish review & 2 £50 snapfish vouchers to be won

This month on baby budgeting the theme is budgeting on special occasions. We all love to take photos on special occasions don’t we but so often…

50 ideas for Autumn on a budget with your little one (my 1st ebook!)

Hello everyone … Well Autumn is definately here and so is my first ever e-book!  This e-book is packed with ideas for fun things you…

Mums making money – from chocolate !

Thanks to Emma Burford for this inspirational guest post and for making me feel hungry!  2 years ago when on holiday reading a magazine I…