22 Thrifty Halloween Ideas for Kids

Half term is approaching for most of the UK, and for a lot of parents that means time to fill entertaining the kids which can add up to a great deal of expense. Below I list some of my favourite thrifty Halloween ideas for activities in and out of the

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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 it would wipe

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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

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