I am not one who tends to be banging on the shutters at 5am when a shop starts a sale, lets be honest, with young kids who has time/energy for that? And even though I absolutely adore bargains and deals, I rarely plan to go “January Sale Shopping”. It probably has a lot to do with being a bit skint, already being blessed with wonderful gifts for Christmas and not… View Post

Here we all are on the countdown to Christmas, and I don’t know about you, but I am pretty unorganised this year with very little purchased and absolutely nothing wrapped yet! EEEKKK! I am nowhere near where I wish I was for the time of year we are at, I do however think that it is unavoidable that for the next few weeks I will be writing about the bargains and… View Post

In both of our families we kind of have this general rule that when its a siblings birthday the budget is £5! Occasionally if it is a “big” birthday some of us may stretch to a tenner, but that is a very rare, flush move! Whenever I have discussed this with others there are always 2 definite camps in response to it. The first is one of “wow that’s so… View Post

November is always an exciting month for me, mainly because it is my birthday, but also because I LOVE bonfire night…sparklers, fire, historical tales, fireworks, yummy food and excitement, what’s not to love? It truly is a fun date on the calendar and an opportunity for giddy family fun!Each year we do something different; Some years we have got together with friends or family and enjoyed traditional pie and peas… View Post