What Is A Liability Order For Child Maintenance?

What is a liability order for child maintenance, and is it the same as a liability order for council tax? Read more about child maintenance and liability orders at homelyeconomics.com

What’s a liability order for child maintenance? If you’ve been through the UK’s child maintenance system for any length of time, you’ll have heard about liability orders. They’re a part of the CMS’s strategy for enforcing child maintenance, but how does a liability order for child maintenance work, and what happens next?   What is a liability order? A liability […]

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My Month In Pictures – May 2017

My month in pictures - May 2017. Read more about the stories behind 4 of my Instagram pictures for May.

My Month In Pictures – May 2017 It seems so hard to believe that May has come and gone and summer seems to finally be here! I’m built for the hot weather we’ve been having recently, so I’ll never complain about that. I have a feeling you’ll be seeing lots more pictures of my garden from now on…   Return […]

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Investing In Yourself: Starting A Home Learning Course

Lord Balders is contemplating a career chanage - read his first thoughts on an NCC Home Learning course in Counselling.

Investing In Yourself: Starting A Home Learning Course I’m no stranger to education; in fact, my family often rib me about having more degrees than I need. I know how important it is to invest in yourself through learning, but I’ve done this the traditional way, because I was naturally good at this, and my successes encouraged me to try […]

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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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Treasure Quest Present Day

Present Days are a fun alternative to big gift-giving holidays that you can have at any time in the year that suits your family. Here's what we did for our last treasure quest themed Present Day.

An interactive Present Day. As a family, we have a Present Day for our son once a year.    The advantage of a Present Day as opposed to a big, commercialised holiday for giving gifts is that you can apply whatever theme you like, and have it whenever you like. It feels more special as it’s voluntary, and not something […]

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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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