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Poorly Puppy….

Poor little Buddy has had a bit of a traumatic week this week!  His usual morning walk on Monday morning wasn’t to the field down the road for a mad run after his favourite ball, it was to the Vets in town to get his bits chopped off.

He’s been a bit of a drama . . . → Read More: Poorly Puppy….

Family Friendly Frugal Meals – Paella….

I’m not sure if I’ve said on here before but I started following the Slimming World plan in January although I don’t go to the meetings as I can’t really justify to myself spending £4 or £5 a week just to be weighed and have someone tell me how good/bad I’m doing (I’m sure it’s more . . . → Read More: Family Friendly Frugal Meals – Paella….

How we make room in our budget for fun….

As I’ve said before, my main reason for being frugal is so that I can afford to work part time and spend more time with the kids.

But (there’s always a but)…. It’s also really important to me that, as a family, we have lots of fun together and even though I know there are plenty of . . . → Read More: How we make room in our budget for fun….

Anyone for a Cake Pop….

I’ve just made some cake pops for Miss Frugal’s sleepover tonight and they’ve gone down so well that I never even got to try one!  I’m going to share the recipe with you anyway though but you’ll have to trust the word of three nine year old’s and a six year old that it was a . . . → Read More: Anyone for a Cake Pop….