baby gear

Save or Splurge? Budgeting for Baby Gear

Image: PixabayAs wonderful as it is to start a family and raise a baby, the costs can be quite astronomical. According to The Times Money Mentor, the average cost for the first 12 months of having a baby will set you back by £6,000 (or £500 a month), and many parents

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How to Teach Kids to Save Money

How to Teach Kids to Save Money is a guest post from Elkyra over at Easy Parenting Hacks   How to Teach Kids to Save Money   Want to teach kids to save money? Saving money is an important life skill that we all need to learn to increase our

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Ways to save money at Center Parcs

wait…save money at center parcs?! I know, the title of this is a bit of an oxymoron, as if you are on a tight budget then Center Parcs is probably not top of your list for a budget UK break. However, the whole philosophy of my blog is to be

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Budget Friendly School Holidays Ideas

  School holidays are well underway, and for many parents this can mean the budget goes out of the window! Days out can be expensive, which is why I’ve put together a round up of budget friendly school holidays ideas to keep the kids entertained this summer. Here are my

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