How to get a head start on Christmas NOW!

How to get a head start on Christmas NOW! Agh, not the C-word! It seems especially wrong to be talking about it in what is techinally still summer, (summer officially ends on September 21st after all!) and believe me, no one gets wound up more than me to see Christmas displays in shops before Halloween…Read More


Five ways to update your home for under £10

When you’re on a tight budget, home décor is something that can easily get put at the bottom of the list, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find ways to update your home without spending a fortune. Here I list my favourite items to do just that for less than £10 each.   Coasters As…Read More


How we bought a playground with pocket money

How we bought a playground with pocket money When you are on a tight budget, it can be hard to find the cash for “big” items for the kids. For example, we really wanted a swing and slide set for our garden. I didn’t necessarily want this to be a birthday or Christmas “present” as…Read More


Save money this summer and beyond with KidsPass

  This post contains affiliate links. This means if you click through to the promotion, I may earn a small commision at no extra cost to you. Thanks for your support.   August is well underway now, and the summer holidays are in full swing. I am well aware that my own budget can go…Read More


Amazon Prime Day 2018: Kindle Fire 7 Review

How does a Kindle Fire 7 compare to high end tablets? Amazon Prime Day starts tomorrow – Monday 16th July at 12pm, and the Kindle Fire is often an item to get big reductions on, especially if you aren’t bothered about the latest model. I managed to bag a Kindle Fire 7 with special offers…Read More

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