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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29 Sep

This week was the start of the Argos 3 for 2 deal, and people have been going mad for it. It is usually only on for a few days, but it doesn’t take long for the stock to fly out. If you do not get in there fast and know what you want you could find yourself out of luck, but is it as good a deal as it seems, and is it worth holding out on the items you want until the offer is on?

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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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05 Sep

Hunting down fruit trees and bushes can be a fun activity to do with the kids. It is quite a treasure hunt and often you will discover an abundance of fruit. Make sure you are not on private property before you pick anything and remember, only pick what you know.

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25 Aug

The back to school season is an expensive time for parents, what with buying the uniform, the coat, the shoes, the new school bag and all the stationary. Some parents will end up spending an absolute fortune, but it really does not have to be that way. By following some of these savvy hacks below, you can save yourself a pretty penny.

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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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21 Jul

Following on from last weeks big bargain finds, I have found a few more this week. Asda has a toy sale currently running and there seems to be some great deals to put away for Christmas. I came across these to bargains on the shelves.

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18 Jul

One of the most important things to remember is that it is not about how much money you spend, but the time you spend together. So, if you can not afford a posh restaurant or a few days away then do not worry. It is not going to make date night any less special, you just work with what you have and make it unique and special to you.

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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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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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04 Jul

With the end of another school year fast approaching, you may be wondering how to keep the kids amused during the holidays. This question can sometimes cause a lot of stress, especially if you are on a budget. Kayleigh has a few helpful pointers to keep the kids happy and the parents sane!

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