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Do We Really Spend Less on Father’s Day than Mother’s Day?

Do We Really Spend Less on Father’s Day than Mother’s Day?

So like the rest of Great Britain, you probably bought your dad a card and pressie for Father’s Day, but did you spend the same amount as you did on Mother’s Day? While sales still rose, nothing compared to the bump shops get on Mother’s […]

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 Teach Your Kids About Money

7 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

From saving up pocket money to receiving their student loan, it’s more important than ever for our kids to grasp the concept of money. I recently read an article that said that eight out of ten parents think it’s important to ensure their kids know […]

Children’s Favourite Things are Free – So why do we Have Such Difficulties Providing Them?

Children’s Favourite Things are Free – So why do we Have Such Difficulties Providing Them?

We hear all the time in the news that the mental health of our children is worse than ever, that they have too much pressure on them and sadly that more than ever are committing suicide. We live in a comfy bubble in which we […]

Increase Your Income: 7 Genuine Ways to Make Money from Home

Increase Your Income: 7 Genuine Ways to Make Money from Home

Okay, it’s time to listen up. We know that many of you are put off working online because of all the scams and stuff, well, now you don’t have to worry, as we’ve weathered the internet storm to find you real and legitimate ways that […]

Flying with Kids: 11 Great Yet Free Activities to Keep Them Amused

Flying with Kids: 11 Great Yet Free Activities to Keep Them Amused

It’s that time again! It’s summer! And although the weather in the UK is a bit of a hit and miss, the weather abroad is more certain. So as all true Brits do we travel by boat or plane searching for a bit of sun. […]

Cheap & Quick Gooey Brownies: Just 25p per Serving

Cheap & Quick Gooey Brownies: Just 25p per Serving

Ah, brownies. My default quick dessert if the kids deserve a treat or if the husband just wants something sweet. This is so easy to make, has a soft middle but crusty top, like all good brownies should have. It’s best served warm, but I’ve […]

7 Ingenious Ways to Avoid Going Broke as a Wedding Guest

7 Ingenious Ways to Avoid Going Broke as a Wedding Guest

Summer. The season of sun, sea, sand and err….. weddings apparently. Anyone else see that wedding invitation as a big fat invoice hanging over your head? I’m all for celebrating love and what not, but if you’re part of the wedding party especially, then costs […]

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 Proof is in the Pudding: Healthy Food Really is More Expensive

The Proof is in the Pudding: Healthy Food Really is More Expensive

We’ve all heard the cliché right? That to eat healthily you need to spend big. Turns out, it’s not quite a cliché after all. Eating right really does cost you more. So when the IEA recently realized a document stating that eating healthy is cheaper compared […]