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

5 household cleaning products you can make yourself

    Making your own household products is inexpensive, and quick and simple to do. You get results with natural ingredients, plus it saves a lot of money too. What’s not to love?   How to make your own laundry detergent  Three ingredients is all it takes to make almost 5 litres of your very… Read More

How To Save Money on Car Insurance

  Owning a car in an expensive undertaking, particularly if you are trying to support a family. It’s a Catch 22 situation though, because families often need the flexibility of a car more than most. So how to save money? Certainly the high cost of car insurance doesn’t help mums who are already struggling to… Read More

Quick and easy ways to save money on energy bills

    We all know how it goes. We’re parents. We have jobs. We have homes to run. We don’t have enough hours in the day. We’re just busy. Yes, we know how much energy bills are soaring and we’re feeling the pinch. And yes, we know we can save money if we got around… 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

Make your own homemade stainless steel cleaner

      The smell of some commercial cleaners can really get stuck in the back of your throat. The solution? Make your own!   Ingredients: 100ml distilled vinegar 2tbsp bicarbonate of soda 400ml warm water   Method: Pour ingredients into a 500ml trigger spray bottle. Amazon sell a selection very cheaply. Shake up until frothy.… Read More