Gorgeous photo gifts from Snapfish


I have a horrible tendency to leave photos languishing on the computer and not get them printed up, I am sure many of you are the same. I was  delighted to be asked to review Snapfish’s online photo services as it forced me to look at and organize my photos. Oh, I had such a [...]


It is definitely time to buy…


It is definitely time to buy ….. SUNSCREEN Yep the crazy British weather is playing it’s usual April fool on us. One minute we are popping the heating back on and scrabbling round for bed socks. The next minute we are soaked to the skin trying to get our washing in and scrubbing kids mud [...]


You can earn money with GoGetSale.

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I love to shop despite being a thrifty type. But of course I like to get a bargain, money off, two for the price of one, a great deal or cash back. GoGetSale is a cash back site that is new to me. I am sure most of you are already familiar with cash back [...]


The No Junk Campaign is coming soon…

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Next week Organix is launching the No Junk Campaign. As the name suggests, it’s all about healthy food – and healthy children, something I know we all believe in It’s a week of finding out what’s in our food and tucking into simple meals made with real ingredients. There will be loads of contests, prizes, [...]


A new outfit for mum

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When my children were very small and to this day really most of my money goes on them. I have always loved to buy them clothes and I love for them to look nice. Some clothes have been passed down, many bought in the sales, often thrifted, sometimes altered to fit but always a priority [...]


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 Puddles pages they have hidden an Easter egg. If you find the page with the Easter Egg send [...]


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 your life this month. Spring Clean your life Having a sort out is so cathartic. I suggest you [...]


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 lucky enough to be sent a beautiful presentation box with posters and puzzles [...]


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 want to celebrate Vegetarianism! All you have to do is come up with a veggie recipe that gets our taste buds excited. [...]


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 to start selling eBooks directly to consumers through your own online store. Starting an online store to highlight and sell eBooks has [...]


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 from tots to teens Cool boy’s summer tops from Vertbaudet by babybudgeting on Polyvore Pack of 2 Boy’s T-Shirts, Boys [...]


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 look around the internet and here are 5 fun and  thrifty Easter ideas for parents Some free Easter printables to download over [...]