Over the last few months I have been attempting to be a little more frugal and make some financial savings. We are trying to pay off some debts, save for a mortgage and continue to support our family. Here are some of the things that have worked well for us: Meal planningI know there … Continue reading My top five family money saving tips
This summer we packed up our trusty (not always very trusty) Ford SMax with our three girls and all the camping gear to drive four and a half hours down the sunny Cornwall. Armed with their Amazon Fires and bizarre bags of toys they packed for themselves we set of at 7am and hit the … Continue reading Camping in Cornwall with three kids
On Monday the five of us will be jumping in the car and heading down to 'hopefully' sunny Cornwall for a week in our trusty tent. Mr C and I both have lists of things we need to take but these lists are very different. Mine tends to be food and meals plans! Let's start … Continue reading Camping: the ‘essentials’ list
Can a Sunday roast feed us for more than one day?
First budget meal challenge has not worked out for me. Now I was sure I would do it “because I had blogged about it!” but the truth is that is when I did the online shop for the ingredients for my seven cheap meals as suggested by my beloved Delicious Magazine I found that it … Continue reading Week one £43 meal plan
As I keep banging on about I am trying to save money in 2017 and my first attempt is to save on the food shopping. The main problem with this is that Mr C and I LOVE food! So do the girls to be fair. We want to spend less but we still want to … Continue reading Cheap meals from Delicious Magazine