Tag: Family

27 Things to do on a Family No-Spend Weekend

27 Things to do on a Family No-Spend Weekend

With winter right around the corner, this is a prime time to get outside and enjoy all the free activities in your local area. Recently, my family and I had our very first no-spend weekend and to be honest; it wasn’t that hard at all. […]

Keep More Money In Your Pocket: 99 Easy Ways to Save Money as a Family

Keep More Money In Your Pocket: 99 Easy Ways to Save Money as a Family

Just like when you decide to start a family, committing to saving money comes with its own drawbacks. Sometimes it’s not about making more money and working harder, but about saving the money you already have. The hard part is where to start and finding […]

Eating Well on a Budget: Here’s How to Feed a Family of Four for Under £16 a Week

Eating Well on a Budget: Here’s How to Feed a Family of Four for Under £16 a Week

It’s the age old question. Can you eat healthily and save money as a family? My first thought was no. It wasn’t long ago that I hit rock bottom and had to rely on only £18 a week for food, for the four of us! […]

Cheap Restaurant Deals and Offers: Where to Find Bargain Kids Meals Over the Summer Holidays

Cheap Restaurant Deals and Offers: Where to Find Bargain Kids Meals Over the Summer Holidays

Now the school holidays are fully underway, treating the family to a meal out can be mega expensive, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Many major chains offer ‘Kids Eat Free’ meals, including those that the adults will like too! From TGI Fridays […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cheap & Easy Flapjack: A Healthy Picnic Idea

Cheap & Easy Flapjack: A Healthy Picnic Idea

My kids love picnics, especially when i promise to bring a sweet snack. These flapjacks fill the brief perfectly. They’re sweet, soft, so easy to make and have added fruit that the kids can’t see. Now that’s a win in my book! The fruit acts […]

Make Your Own: 30p Basic Loaf Recipe

Make Your Own: 30p Basic Loaf Recipe

You don’t need a bread maker to make a simple loaf your family will love. For just 30p, this homemade loaf goes well with soups or stews, and takes sonly 25 minutes to cook in the oven. Make up of only kitchen staples, this really is a family […]

How to Feed a Family of Four on £2.50 a Day

How to Feed a Family of Four on £2.50 a Day

Ok, so we all know I’m a bit of a tight ass, but throwing food away and how much we spend a week on food really gets to me, and I wanted to prove to myself mainly, that I could feed a growing family on […]

39+ Low-Priced Kitchen Staples Every Family Should Own

39+ Low-Priced Kitchen Staples Every Family Should Own

I know I bang on about kitchen staples a lot, and how having a well-stocked pantry not only gives you the option to swap and change your meal plans around but also means you can whip up a meal on the fly in no time. […]