Taking care of the garden at the summers’ end

sponsored post Can you believe it?…I’ve already seen falling leaves and  August isn’t even out yet. We have to start thinking autumn lawn care now…

Asda Little Angels – review

Little angels is an established but recently updated  range from Asda,  that covers nappies, bibs, swim pants, weaning equipment and generally all wyou will need…

Mums: Making money from modelling (yes YOU!)

Many moons ago when I was much, much younger I did some modelling for £15 hour. That was well over 15 years ago. I’d take…

Weigh in week 7 (Project 70-0)

Well I no longer have 70lb to lose and  I no longer have 65lbs to lose and I no longer have 63lb to lose and…

How to cash in on your crafty ways

Today – CASH IN ON YOUR CRAFTY WAYS Are you crafty? Can you bake, sew or knit? If you can, you have an amazing resource…

Leapster Explorer Review

Leapster Explorer Review Leapster Explorer™ Learning Experience I have to say I am not generally a big fan of anything thats potentially addictive, time consuming…

How to find a rewarding job that lets you have lots of time with your children

Thanks to Emma Harrison the jobshare guru for some top tips: Have you ever wondered how to find a challenging, rewarding job which also allows…

Friday Competition – win a bit of a pamper from Montagne Jeunesse

I tried out the following gorgeous Montagne Jeunesse facepacks and I have to say they were a revelation …it has been YEARS since I had…

The monthly mum budget challenge. Could you start a business with £10?

From now on each month there will be a budget challenge posted on this blog. I hope you’ll join in, These will always be linked…

Respect on the road could save a child

You may have heard of Axa because of Axa car insurance but this article is actually Axa  promoting car etiquette. People are rude and dangerous on the…

Review: Kiddicare.com Super Car Seat – Granite

This car seat form Kiddicare ( £39.99 ) is a new concept to me. I’ve etiher had baby, 9m-4yrs or simple booster seat ones before.…

Mum of the Month – Cass from Diary of a Frugal Family

Today – Cass from Diary of a Frugal Family Cass own blog  The diary of a frugal family is fab and well worth a visit. Here’s…

How I started my business with £56.65

Thanks so much to the creative dynamo that is Joanne Dewberry for this inspiring guest post Unless you’re mega rich or working in a full…

Cherish and Cherubs – Online vintage gifts boutique. Discount and review

Cherish and Cherubs is a gorgeous new website selling vintage and vintage inspired gifts and interiors for children, mum and even dad! Each item has…

Ode to my Easytones

I know exactly how to be fit I know I need to move a bit But I’ve eaten cake and sat around And bulgy bits…

Weigh in – Week 6 (Project 70-0)

Well I no longer have 70lb to lose and  I no longer have 65lbs to lose and I no longer have 63lb to lose and…

How to start your own business on a budget

How to start your own business on a budget- simple effective advice Thanks to the super savvy Antonia Chitty for this great advice Want to…

Storio – an ebook reader for little kids – what do you think?

 VTech, specialists in electronic learning for kids, have launched the brand new STORIO, the world’s first animated e-reading book for children. It was developed in response…

NEW U FITNESS FIRST PERSONAL TRAINER for the Wii

You may have all noticed I have been blogging about my wieght loss programme recently and that I have been using a variety of budget methods…

Clothing at Tesco – winner announced!

I couldn’t pick all the baskets were fab and funky so I handed the job over. Our winner picked at random by Franklyn Goddard-Hill (aged…