5 Frugal Things We’ve Done – 09/06/2017

Five Frugal Things for the week - 8th June 2017.

Five frugal things we’ve done this week: Just like last week, we had a long drive to Birmingham and back to contend with, but the upside was that Little Balders was back home! Back to the routine of school and work, and being a bit careful with the cash as usual. 1 – Bargain school shoes You might remember the dreadful […]

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5 Frugal Things We’ve Done – 26/05/17

These are the five frugal things we've done for this week - 26th May 2017.

5 Frugal things we’ve done this week: I just couldn’t think of what made this week particularly good from a money-saving point of view, so I asked my husband – et voilà! He’s added two of his own this week! 1 – Bought a secondhand desk chair via Facebook This one was all me – we needed to replace the […]

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Running Through London With Two Budgies & A Vacuum Cleaner: A Cautionary Tale About Credit Cards

The story of a chaotic house move and how it left us running through London with two budgies in a cage and a vacuum cleaner.

Strange but true… We all have those experiences that, when we are going through them, are so ridiculous that we know they’ll become one of ‘those’ stories that we’ll tell at dinner parties and in pubs until we’ve forgotten who’s heard it before. That doesn’t mean that makes it any easier to go through at the time. Oddly, I’ve accumulated […]

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Five Frugal Things We’ve Done – 19/05/17

Click on the picture to read my pick of 5 frugal things my family did this week.

Five frugal things I’ve managed this week. Forget money – I just need a nap. Really, I’m exhausted and I’ve given myself even more work than I thought I could, even knowing about my shiny object syndrome. I’ll tell you what I mean. Finally bought a flask. Why has this taken so long? Because we can’t decide on anything when […]

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DIY Afro Hair Cream Recipes

I've been making my own hair cream for afro hair, and it saves me a fortune. Click on the picture to read how I make it and how you can make your own DIY hair cream.

My favourite recipe and tips for happy afro hair – Afro hair care can tend to set you back a fair bit if you don’t live in an area with high demand, so it helps to know how to make your own hair products cheaply at home. Homemade hair cream! I knew the very talented Rachael Cooper many years ago when […]

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Five Frugal Things We’ve Done – 12/05/17

5 Frugal things we've done for this week - click on the picture to read about what we've been up to!

Five frugal things for the week – It’s been a VERY eventful week for me money-wise. Besides getting more money in, I’ve been able to find ways to lessen the money that’s left us, whilst still having a bit of fun. 1.  Making a takeaway cheaper through cashback Getting a takeaway isn’t really frugal, but we all need some treats […]

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