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Sourcing Back to School Supplies

The start of the school term is fast approaching (UK) and for many it can be an expensive time. I am all for keeping back to school costs low, and here is how I suggest to do it: Gather What You Have Shop your house first. Check your stationery supply, and see if old uniformsContinue reading “Sourcing Back to School Supplies”

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Baked Bean & Potato Pie

This pie is as easy to make as it sounds. It’s a great no-meat option to keep costs low, but it still has beans and veggies! Even better, my 11 year old helped me make this, so if you have older children who are learning life skills in the kitchen, this is a great oneContinue reading “Baked Bean & Potato Pie”

30 Super Scrimp Meal Ideas

*This is a re-post of a post from last year. I am getting many requests on social media for super scrimp meal ideas, so what better time to re-post this blog post for new and old followers. There are some weeks where we need to cut back more than others. If you are meal planningContinue reading “30 Super Scrimp Meal Ideas”

10 Tips to Lower Household Costs During self Isolation and Working From Home

Now we are spending a lot of time in our own homes, you will no doubt notice a spike in certain household costs such as electricity and groceries etc. A bit of careful adjustment and forward planning is a great way to keep these costs down as much as possibly, especially during this uncertain financialContinue reading “10 Tips to Lower Household Costs During self Isolation and Working From Home”

Quarantine Bucket List for Kids

This is a time of uncertainty for our little ones, so keeping them occupied and positive is a must. Not only will creating a bucket list of things to do during the lockdown minimise boredom, it is a fun way to get to all of those tasks/ ideas you have been putting off. Use thisContinue reading “Quarantine Bucket List for Kids”

Social Distancing Boredom Busters for Adults

Under usual circumstances, having a lot of time on our hands may seems like a great thing, but when you are stuck in your house due to social distancing, it may become repetitive and drive you a little stir crazy. The best way to combat boredom is to be proactive and to keep busy. HereContinue reading “Social Distancing Boredom Busters for Adults”

Free Mother’s Day Printable for Kids

I have seen many posts on social media with people trying to think up inventive Mother’s day cards and gifts due to being in self isolation etc. I decided to create a free printable with prompts for kids to fill in for their Mum’s on why their Mum is the best! The good thing aboutContinue reading “Free Mother’s Day Printable for Kids”

D.I.Y Marble Run

With people stockpiling crazy amounts of toilet paper, I thought it a great time to share our toilet roll tube, marble run project. This project came about after my eldest received a marble run, and my toddler could not play with it as he puts everything in his mouth, and marbles make me nervous anyway.Continue reading “D.I.Y Marble Run”

10 Frugal Living and Personal Finance Ebooks to Check Out

Starting your frugal living or debt free journey can be daunting, especially if you have no clue where exactly to start. Why not take some tips and advice from people who have been there, done that, and got the t-shirt? I have compiled a list of 10 frugal living and personal finance eBooks that haveContinue reading “10 Frugal Living and Personal Finance Ebooks to Check Out”

Book Review: Frizzy Hair by Susan.P.G.Jardinier (A Frugal Review)

*Thanks goes to the author for providing me with a free copy of this ebook. I was not paid for this review and my opinions are all my own. Note: I am reviewing this book with the frugal living community in mind. Blurb: We were tired of wasting our time and money. And we wereContinue reading “Book Review: Frizzy Hair by Susan.P.G.Jardinier (A Frugal Review)”