Saving Money

How to Save £364 in Time for Christmas Shopping

How to Save £364 in Time for Christmas Shopping

I don’t want to worry you, but we only have eighteen weeks before Christmas. Yes, I said it. I used the dreaded C word in August. The kids may not have even gone back to school yet, but most of us savvy mums will be […]

How Early is Too Early to Think About Christmas? Can it Save You Money?

How Early is Too Early to Think About Christmas? Can it Save You Money?

If we’re not careful Christmas will take over the year, and for what? One day of arguments, tantrums and debt the size of the ripped off wrapping paper. The phrase, ‘it gets earlier every year,’ is uttered every year and we all know someone with […]

Mums: 9 Realistic Ways You Can Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

Mums: 9 Realistic Ways You Can Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

We all know we waste too much food, and as a mum, it’s not easy to stop feeding the bin. It will come as no surprise to anyone that over 7.3 million tonnes of food is thrown away in the UK a year, so what […]

9 Furniture Hacks That Will Make You Say: Why Didn’t I Think of That?

9 Furniture Hacks That Will Make You Say: Why Didn’t I Think of That?

I hate spending money, go figure, which is why I love the idea of up cycling. You can get a modern day individual look for almost nothing; now that’s a win in my book. When it comes to lifestyle furniture, the best pieces are the […]

Here’s How the Perfect Bedtime Routine Could Save You Money

Here’s How the Perfect Bedtime Routine Could Save You Money

Sleep – the holy grail of all new parents! Unless you are that one in a million, your little one will be keeping you up at some point. It might be from the moment they are born, from the 4 month regression or maybe from […]

Travelling on the Cheap – Is it Even Possible?

Travelling on the Cheap – Is it Even Possible?

It’s nearly the summer holidays, which means we all need to find things to do with our children. I am not one of those who dread holiday times. I actually love going out as a family but travel costs often prevent us going very far. […]

7 Ways to Celebrate 7 Years – The Savvy Way

7 Ways to Celebrate 7 Years – The Savvy Way

Today is my 7th wedding anniversary! At the risk of sounding like a cliché, I don’t know where the time has gone nor can I belive what we have done in that time. 4 pregnancies, 2 beautiful girls, 2 houses (not both at once), 4 […]

The Penny Challenge – Is it worth it?

The Penny Challenge – Is it worth it?

I am always looking for any ‘get rich quick’ schemes that actually work. Unfortunately, there is no such thing. But I have found several ways that help you save money without really noticing it. Things like skimming are great, as I find I don’t really […]

Games to Play With Your Kids Inside – For Free!

Games to Play With Your Kids Inside – For Free!

Summer’s coming and that means good weather right! Not in the UK! As a mum of two I need just as many inside games for the summer months as for the winter. The problem is that inside games become boring quickly or cost a small […]

Bank Account Skimming: An Easy Way to Save For your Next Family Holiday

Bank Account Skimming: An Easy Way to Save For your Next Family Holiday

Before I found skimming, I just assumed that saving a lump sum every month was the best way to save. It’s not. We really wanted a family holiday, but with four mouths to feed and only one full-time wage, money is very tight. But this […]