Tips for Saving Money for Your Small Business

Regardless of the size of your company, everyone needs to increase profits and reduce costs to make sure that their business is as successful as possible. Thankfully, there are many different steps you can take to reduce the overheads of your small business to help increase profits. Here are just a few that you can […]

5 useful tips for your dream wedding

I remember our special day like it was yesterday. It really was such an exciting time, despite the marriage not working out, the day was fabulous. But, I won’t lie – organising a wedding is not without its stress and fallouts, and I remember quite a few late nights where we were arguing over things […]

Top tips to make the kids financially secure.

Children are not born with a concept of money, although they seem to have an instant skill for spending it.  As a parent it is part of our role in life to teach them how to manage their pennies and save for the future. When each of my children were born we set them up […]

How to play more (cheaply) and stop yelling…

ts fluffy time at mine at the moment, well fluffy with a layer of dust. I have promised my children to play more and clean less, after week one I can report back successfully. In fact I have not raised my voice in anger towards any of my three, yes three children in six days! […]

Disney Marvel Kids: Free Entertainment

Every thing seems to have a price tag nowadays.  Which makes trying to entertain kids a costly business. So hence my delight this week when we were introduced to Disney’s Marvel Kids Games. Free and fun! Which was perfect timing, as this week, my nine year old son and I were spending a day together […]

Simple ways to care for your children’s teeth

All my three children have had an aversion to teeth cleaning from an early age.  My eldest son used to nibble on my fingers rather than the brush as a baby, and his twin sister declared every form of toothpaste that entered her mouth as disgusting. Dental hygiene became a battling point when they were […]

Thrifty Pampering

There are lots of things that I enjoy doing that don’t always fall into a thrifty lifestyle.  Shopping being one of them, nights out being another, and pampering myself being a third. However I am always on the hunt for ways to do what I love at a fraction of the cost. For example, this […]

Lovesales: A simply genius idea

This one is for all the dedicated shoppers out there who like to save but still buy new clothes. I know it sounds like an impossible dream…. But it isn’t… This week I found out about Lovesales, an absolutly belting website, that allows me to both spend and save…. In short, what the site does […]

Worlds Apart: The final touches of magic….

Creating the perfect bedroom for my youngest daughter has taken a fair bit of time.She wanted something magical, something that reflected her desire to be a princess…And this is what we gave her… Next came a fairy tale bed, with disney sheets to continue the theme.  Her reaction was amazing, she has never fought to […]

Protecting your future with Fscs

My journey from spending to saving has been bumpy, as readers of this blog will know. But over the last couple of years I have learnt some lessons, certainly as we have traveled through a recession and back again. I have a savings account, the kids have saving accounts. None of them have a fortune […]