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Homemade Christmas….

The run up to Christmas this year has been all about chilling out and spending time together, mainly because I’ve been ill but actually it’s been quite refreshing.  We’ve spent time with our friends and done lots of inside things together and I’m almost positive that our poor Christmas tree is probably going to collapse under . . . → Read More: Homemade Christmas….

Last Minute Gifts – A Cook’s Hamper….

Last year Mr Frugal who is notoriously not great at buying presents surprised me with a really thoughtful gift.  It didn’t cost much but the fact that it was clear that he’d thought about it so well made it one of my favourite presents, despite it probably being the cheapest.

He bought me lots of cupcake making . . . → Read More: Last Minute Gifts – A Cook’s Hamper….

Last Minute Gifts – Homemade Sweetie Hamper….

If you’re struggling for an idea for a present for the chocolate lover in your life you could always try making them your own homemade sweet hamper.  We make one every year for Mr Frugal and it’s not only excellent value if you compare ours to the ones you can buy in the shops, it also . . . → Read More: Last Minute Gifts – Homemade Sweetie Hamper….

Seven ways to appreciate what you have at Christmas….

This time of year, more than any other, makes me realise just how lucky I am.

I have a lovely family with children who amaze me and make me proud every day, a good job which I am lucky enough to only work part time hours at, a lovely home near the sea and some fantastic friends . . . → Read More: Seven ways to appreciate what you have at Christmas….