13 Feb

With being a stay at home mum, I am always looking for ways I can make a few extra pennies. This can come in many forms from weighing in old clothes to collecting coupons and using cash backs sites but there is something else I’ve been interested in.

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16 Jan

It is the beginning of 2018 and if you have made a New Year’s resolution to be more sensible with your money, then keep reading. Saving money can be tough especially if you are not used to it, you have to get into a completely different mindset.

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05 Jan

Right about now almost every store will have some kind of discount being offered. Boots have their 50% off on their Christmas items but pretty soon that will increase to 75%. This sale can be a bit tense as if you wait too long you may miss an item you have been after but if you don’t wait long enough you could end up paying more than you need to.


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20 Dec

Christmas on a budget does not have to mean a rubbish Christmas! In fact, we as a family found that Christmas on a budget was what brought us closer together. We ended up having our best Christmas ever last year and all in it only cost us £300!

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02 Nov

With Halloween knocking at the door, that can only mean that Christmas is not far behind it. A lot of us like to decorate the house and go all out for seasonal occasions but this can be pricey. Those big animated Halloween decorations at £90 a time and those fancy Christmas trees that can set you back over £100 – for some that is just way out of budget.

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11 Oct

Back in 2016 my family and I found ourselves in a really tough financial situation. Due to mental health issues and a few other negative events we had not been particularly financially savvy. That is when I realised I needed to turn things around! My family and I set the goal of buying a house in 2018 and I started writing down a realistic savings plan.

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26 Sep

There are lots of ways that you can make extra money to go along with your money saving adventures. See what Kayleigh has to say to help keeping your pennies in check!

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15 Sep

You know you are an adult when you get excited over a new kitchen appliance. A dishwasher is something I have always wanted and now I finally have one. And of course, I didn’t pay full price.

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12 Sep

This is where the money saving started. Trying to change your shopping habits can be very hard, but it is doable. My mum and I proved we can still shop like we did but without spending anywhere near the amount. By changing shops and changing products means you can still have everything you had just for less.

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15 Aug

There are lots of tips and tricks out there to help you save money in every aspect of life. From budget holidays, to freebie shopping and many more. But while some of these need dedicated time and energy to achieve, there are simple things you can do every day that will all help towards saving pennies.

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08 Aug

There is something however, that I have noticed more and more and it is something that when I started my money saving adventure I never imagined would be an issue. That issue, as it seems, is jealously.

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01 Aug

What exactly are the best shops to bag a bargain? With so many of them out there, who has the time to visit them all on the off chance you may find a good deal?

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14 Jul

This week has been bargains galore. Everywhere you turn there is somewhere with some great deals to be had. See what Kayleigh has bagged this week with her beady frugal eye! From nappy cream to The Disney Store and Primark!

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11 Jul

Buying the meat for your BBQ can be expensive but there are ways you can cut the cost. You could see if you could find yellow sticker meat and keep it in the freezer until you need it but then you run the risk of not finding what you want and having to pay full price, another option which my family recently tried was a hamper from MuscleFood.com.

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07 Jul

This week has been the start of my Christmas shopping, I know to some that sounds a little crazy as it is only just July but to a money saver it is never too early to start. Shopping early allows you to keep an eye out for deals and pick up normally high-priced items at reduced prices when they are in the sale.

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