Budgeting & Thrifty

10 Natural Garden Remedies

Today I am talking gardening, as I have enjoyed finding out more about environmentally and thrifty ways to look after our garden. I want to share with you 10 natural garden remedies. Regular readers will know that I’ve been getting into my gardening over the past few months, having hitherto abhorred it! Well, in recent …

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My 5 Budgeting Resolutions

With 2014 beginning, I like to get things in order, which will always include checking out our cash! I’ve come up with 5 simple things that I’ll do this year, that should improve our finances. Meal Planning I did this sporadically last year, and when I did, it made a difference all round. Meals were …

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Be Savings Savvy

It does feel good to have some savings set aside. A little rainy day money or a nest-egg. Nice to see the account adding up and always good to see a little interest going on. It can provide peace of mind and it’s handy to get into the saving habit early, so that you’re used …

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A Ramble and a Crumble

We all went off for a stroll in our local park at the weekend. It was a glorious autumn day, so we wanted to get out into the sunshine, and enjoy being surrounded by nature. Boo had her trusty backpack, ready to fill to the brim with treasures that she found along the way. And as …

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The Re-use Centre

A few people have mentioned to me that at our local tip (somewhere I do not frequent, but my mum seems to go to on a weekly basis!), has recently opened up a re-use centre. The idea behind it is simply that people donate certain unwanted goods, and the staff there refurbish and recycle them, …

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Our Top 5 Family Meals

Now I’ll readily confess to not being the greatest cook, though I’ve got considerably better since becoming a mum. I don’t have much knowledge about food and food preparation, and with two small children, I don’t have a lot of time to devote to it either. So I look about for easy meals that I …

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