Sainsbury’s Toy Sale 2022 – What to Expect

So I headed down to the Sainsbury’s Toy Sale first thing this morning and thought I’d share with you what I found. Note that this is in store only and that I am in the UK. Firstly the toy sale – or the Sainsbury’s Toy Event as they refer to it as – wasn’t hugely … Read more

Tips for Saving Money on Clothes

saving money on clothes by buying second hand

With the costing of living crisis most of us are having to tighten our belts. Therefore, we thought it was a good idea to look at where our money went. From this I have had a really good think about how we could be saving money on spending and generated these tips for saving money … Read more

Saving Water in the Home

tap running water

Recently our water provider installed a Water Meter stating that we could carry on paying the way we are on a fixed rate that but in the near future everyone will be charged for the amount of water they use. After some research I discovered we are at risk of many, if not most, people … Read more

Recycling Project for Kids

snowmen made from old socks

The environment is a very important topic in my opinion, especially how humans impact on it and how we can take small steps to make it a better place for the future generations. The boys have grown up in a home with some things already utilised, making it the norm for their futures – such … Read more

Saving Money Online

money lose change coins falling out of a wallet

When it comes to money I am more of a saver than a spender. When I was younger my parents used to call me a meiser and I used to make piles with my pocket money and count it over and over again. Don’t get me wrong I like nice things but I also want … Read more

Finance Fundamentals: 10 Things Top Money Managers Swear By

saving pig

Learning how to properly manage your finances is a crucial life skill – but it’s something that most of us simply don’t dedicate enough time to. If you can understand the basic of money management, you’ll quickly find that your life becomes a lot easier and much less stressful. The good news is that these … Read more

Happy Christmas For Less

Christmas Presents under the tree by Andrew Neel

Christmas is celebrated worldwide and majorly it is enjoyed by the kids. There is so much advertising aimed at children that sometimes they may be oblivious to the costs and/or the fact that sometimes things are tight and you may not afford the gifts they want. To avoid letting them down you can plan in advance to … Read more

Chocolate Almond Truffles – Father’s Day Gift

fathers day chocolate almond truffles

I am sure that I am not alone in finding men difficult to buy for. This week sees my husband’s birthday, our wedding anniversary and Father’s day! I like to get something personal in there and previously we made Father’s Day biscuits. This year I was lucky enough to go on a chocolate course, so … Read more

Breakfree Holidays Daily Mail Codes

Fancy a cheap holiday? There’s even availability to go before the children go back to school! Then go to the website Collect 5 different passwords from the Daily Mail for booking starting Wednesday 3rd January RELAX BEACH SPADE HISTORIC CHILL Booking Office and Information is here Monday to Friday March 19, 26 April 2,9,16,23 30 May … Read more

Dumping Ground to Bedroom #HomeImprovementHero

This post is an entry into the Money Supermarket #HomeImprovementHero Competition. They provided me with £50 in order to see if  it is possible to change the look, feel and even functionality of a room on a low budget? I’m sure I am like many parents in that I always put my children first. So when it … Read more