Find the Easter Egg and win a Muddy Puddles Puddlepac

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I love being a muddy puddles mum and contributing to their blog. Not only do they have lovely products and a wonderful blog they also have a great sense  of fun. Somewhere on one of their Muddy … [Continue reading]

Simple Ideas for a Rich Life – April

Simple ideas for a rich life April

Well Spring is most definitely here, the children are out of school and Easter is almost upon us. Life is rich with colour and hope and freshness. I love April. Her are some simple ideas to enrich … [Continue reading]

Win a Copy of How to Catch a Star


Can you believe it is 10 years since Oliver Jeffers wrote How to catch a star? Well I can actually as my son, my eldest, is 10 this year and we had this lovely book when he was teeny tiny. We were … [Continue reading]

Win a £750 Gift Voucher for your Vegetarian Recipe

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I am so excited to tell you about this wonderful Vegetarian Recipe blogging competition I am judging along with Cass from Frugal  Family and Jac from Tinned Tomatoes on behalf of Betta Living.They … [Continue reading]

Selling EBooks Direct: Setting up Your Own Online Store

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In recent years, selling eBooks has become a viable business. With millions of consumers turning to their mobile devices to read the latest books from their favorite authors, there is no better time … [Continue reading]

Summer clothes for boys from Vertbaudet

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I love Vertbaudet clothes and they have some great bargains on their summer clothes for boys  this year. There are lots of packs of three for £9 and really cute styles and colours. Sizes range … [Continue reading]

5 Fun and Thrifty Easter Ideas

5 fun and thrifty easter ideas

Thrifty Easter ideas are crucial for budgeting parents. We want to make the most of these special holidays without spending a fortune on craft items and entertainment ideas. I have been having little … [Continue reading]

Cake Pop Chaos (aka behind the scenes food blogging)

cakepop chaos

Renshaw sent me some colour melts and suggested I make some cake pops using them. I'm not a particularly experienced baker but I have seen cake pops everywhere on the Internet so I figured … [Continue reading]

Planning for the Easter Holidays


I do love it when the kids are off school but I have learned from experience that endless days doing nothing specific don't suit my two (not sure why but they free play great for a while then bing! it … [Continue reading]

Seasons Of Motherhood


I have to share this book with you. It is beautiful, thought provoking and so gorgeously well written. Seasons of Motherhood by Sadie Hanson is a slim collection of prose and poetry. For a small … [Continue reading]

10 Thrifty Tips from my Kids

Ten thrifty tips from my kids

My kids really should know a thing or two about saving money I go on about it enough!  Here's their top 10 thrifty tips ….. ·         Use  paper on both sides ·         … [Continue reading]

Get your Free Frozen DVD


  So excited that Frozen is finally out on DVD, it is a Disney must see! TopCashback is offering a free Frozen DVD from Amazon to coincide with the DVD release on Monday 31st March … [Continue reading]

Easter Egg Fun for £1

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These refillable plastic eggs from Asda are great fun and can be used year on year for egg hunts in the garden. They are just perfect to be filled with pop corn, jelly tots, smarties or mini eggs. … [Continue reading]

If you have no one to buy a Mothers Day gift for please read this…

Mothers Day can be really hard if you have no one to buy a Mothers Day gift for. I don't and it's sad and if it is the same for you then I am so sorry. I came upon a Mothers Day gift list at  Save … [Continue reading]