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
“Mummy! Run there is a bear behind us!” is the scream that came from behind me. I turned to see my five year old daughter being carried by her 15 year old cousin Mr D who is running straight towards me. We aren’t out in the Alaskan wilderness or at a themed kid’s park. We … Continue reading Letting the kids run wild at the Look Out in Bracknell
The list of the five (not very exciting) things I simply can't do without since having kids!
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
Well basically I haven’t done it! Talked about it – yes, read books about cheap meals etc – yes, bought magazines with 'cheap eats' - yes, actually done anything about it – not really! Thought I would run down the list of things I thought I would do to save to pennies (by that I … Continue reading Blog update: Money saving plan for 2017