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


Ways to save money on baby essentials

When I got pregnant, it was very much a surprise despite years of trying – we had come out the other side and given up for a while in order for me to settle in at a new job. Always the way or so I am told! Anyway, because of this, coupled with the fact…Read More


Product Review: The Readybed

  When you first have a baby, the sheer amount of paraphernalia you have to cart around with you is just overwhelming, and more so if you happen to be staying the night elsewhere (note – camping with a 1 year old is even less fun than it sounds). However, after a while it becomes…Read More


GUEST POST by Miss Manypennies: Can you really save money using cloth nappies?

Today I’m thrilled to have a guest post from Hayley at Miss Manypennies talking about using cloth nappies. This is a topic close to my heart as we used cloth nappies with my daughter who has recently potty trained, but we still seem to be very much in the minority of users in the UK.…Read More

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