Hello, I’m Laura….
I’m a freelance writer, and live in Southampton with my husband Matt and our two daughters, Holly who’s seven and Abigail who’s five. I started this blog in January 2017 because I realised that we’d just survived five years of on/off maternity pay and not gone broke. If anything, we came out with slightly more due to careful planning and some savvy saving.
This blog is for every mum who thinks that they can’t save money day to day due to small in-comings or to many outgoings. I’m here to show you that anything is possible when you have the right help.
I managed to have almost 3 years off work, and come out without any debt, and fed four people on a small retail managers wage. If I can do it, so can you!
So if you’d like to know more about what I get up to in more detail, read on…
My work includes everything from writing short snappy how-to guides, to top tips posts, to more in-depth pieces.
I also develop budget recipes and meal plans, sometimes for media and often for brands. I also work with a select number of brands to bring a family money saving edge to their editorial campaigns. If you would like to find out more about working with me then please click here.
I have been featured across the board in print and online media including national newspapers and local magazines for my money saving tips and budget shopping ideas.
As well as writing, I work on my YouTube channel and with brands to produce a range of fun but relatable content, from showing mums how to shop on a budget or how to cook and freeze meals when money is tight.
So that’s me and this is Savings 4 Savvy Mums. Thanks so much for reading.
Please take a look around the rest of the site, drop me a line to say hello or if you have any questions, and I hope you find some of my ideas useful.