Come and watch #mydens hangout

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We love building dens in our house, do you? I’ll be on a #MyDens Hangout on Tuesday 30 September at 11:00am. Would so love you to join in. It will be just in time for Philips’ #MyDens … [Continue reading]

Fab comp to #win 5x £25 Stuck on You vouchers

stuck on you

Just wanted to give you the heads up that over at RedTedArt there is a fabulous competition on to win 5 x £25 Stuck on You vouchers. Stuck on You sell a range of personalised gifts including the … [Continue reading]

Top Tips to Help Parents Achieve a Healthy Credit Score

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Proper Planning Can Help Parents Save Money & Achieve a Healthy Credit Score We all recognise the stress that parenting can bring. But besides the actual taking care of your kids, becoming a … [Continue reading]

Box upon a time – designer clothes at budget prices

box upon a time

  Despite being on a budget most parents still absolutely love to dress their kids in gorgeous clothes. Designer clothes usually come with a designer price tag but not always Box Upon a … [Continue reading]

How to save money by writing a review

ipad1 is new to me but I am so, so glad to have discovered it. Revooly contacted me recently to ask me if I would like to take a look at and experience buying an electrical item through their … [Continue reading]

The perfect den


My children have always loved building dens..sometimes they have draped sheets over washing lines, sometimes they have simply hidden under the table and pulled the table cloth down to create their … [Continue reading]

Review: Taming The Tiger Parent

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I have just read a brilliant new parenting book called Taming the Tiger Parent  by Tanith Carey which was published this week. A few years ago  I read the very scary Battle of Hymn of the Tiger … [Continue reading]

Rear facing Car Seats from Cybex

Aton Q, £185 - CYBEX

Rear facing car seats were rare when my two were small but are increasingly more common due to their additional safety. Here are three beauties from Cybex.   Solution Q-Fix: Based on the … [Continue reading]

A Go Chef Twitter Party

The Go Chef is pretty impressive! GoChef is an 8-in-1 cooker – you can boil, sauté, fry, fondue, slow cook, steam, bake and roast all in one bowl.   On Tuesday  September 16th at … [Continue reading]

Playing supermarkets with Shopkins


My kids have always loved to play with tiny little characters...we have had Gogos, trash packs, Moshi monsters and now we have Shopkins.  Shopkins are sweet little characters that live in a … [Continue reading]

The Best Cash Drawer for Your iPad POS System


I suppose as a thrifty blogger money and it's transactions is bound to interest me. Even little kids love to play with cash registers don't they? I think they love the ting of them and the … [Continue reading]

Budget Beauty Buys

budget beauty buys

I love beauty products but cannot afford to buy top brand names. This doesn't bother me at all however because their are some amazing budget beauty items out there. I have recently been trying out … [Continue reading]

What does a 13 year old know about money?


  An interview with  Sam,  age 13  about money. Sam is Helen (from The Crazy Kitchen)  son Do you get pocket money? No Do you think that is enough? Yes, because I don’t need money … [Continue reading]

They grow up so fast

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Oh the times I heard the phrase they grow up so fast when I was knee deep in nappies and covered in mango puree and just wanted to laugh! But looking a my children now ages 7 and 10  I realized that … [Continue reading]