A Penny Saved In January 2019

Hands receiving coins | A Penny Saved In January 2019

Saving money can be tough, so I chart our own savings on the blog for a few different reasons: first, to demonstrate what sort of easy money-saving and money-making hacks there are to be tried, and second, to keep me focused on being careful with my own money. Eventually I […]

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A Guide To Frugal Baby Raising

Raising a child is expensive, but there are still ways to do it frugally. Here are some simple frugal baby raising ideas to help in the first year.

In 2015, it was widely reported that the average cost of raising a child was £230,000, with 44% of parents having to cut back significantly to make ends meet. Three years later, the cost has been lowered to £150,753 , according to figures by Loughborough University’s Centre for Research in Social […]

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How To Have A Cheap Half Term

How to have a cheap half term

Are you struggling for ideas for days out this February half term? You probably want to have a cheap half term for a change, something that will keep the whole family happy as well preserving as your bank balance! Well, for just £1 you can sign up for a trial […]

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My Spending Diary – January 2019

My spending diary January 2019

When I was discussing with my husband the idea of starting this diary and wondering whether or not to do a weekly, fortnightly or monthly update, he told me that I’d better do it monthly. Otherwise it’d be a really boring read. Ok, I don’t spend much, so I might […]

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