De-clutter & Make Extra Money: Top Tips for Car Boot Sale Success

  We all need to keep on top of de-cluttering our home – in spring, before the summer holidays and of course before Christmas when new toys and gifts will fill the house. But before you start throwing things away, take a look around at all your stuff and think about turning it into cash!… Read More

55 Natural Homemade Toiletries You Can Make Yourself!

  As the cost of living continues to rise and concerns about what we are putting into and onto our bodies increase, we kill two birds with one stone* and bring you 55 homemade toiletries you can make yourself! Go online and you may find yourself inundated with tips on the best body soaps for… Read More

Frugal family foodies

    As we all face skyrocketing energy prices, keeping the family warm and well-fed requires a savvy approach. Whilst there are several ways to keep costs low, when feeding a big family it’s a great idea to find out how to reduce food costs.   Saving energy when cooking As you’ll see if you… Read More

10 ways to cut the cost of Christmas

      For most of us Christmas ends up being the most expensive time of the year. However, there are many ways to keep the cost of Christmas down. Here are some tips and tricks to cut the cost:   1. Work out a budget and stick to it. Learn to work within it… Read More

Top 5 Tips for Last Minute Christmas Gifts on a Budget

    With only eight days left until Christmas we are rapidly running out of time to prepare.  If you already have your cards written and posted, your presents wrapped and your decorations beautifully hung in every room I salute you!  If, on the other hand, you’re finding yourself feeling a sense of impending doom… Read More

Budgeting the Old-Fashioned Way

    Budgeting is a fairly simple process once you know how. You might have observed your grandmother perform miracles with much less than what you probably earn today. Of course, things were much cheaper back then. But the fact remains that you can develop a talent for saving in a simple and realistic manner.… Read More