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Thrifty Thursday – Getting ready for Winter….

I love Winter.

Actually that’s not quite right, I should re-phrase that to ‘I love Winter when I’m in the house all warm and snuggly and not outside in the freezing cold’ because although Winter is probably my favourite time of year, I hate the cold and I hate having to be outside unnecessarily.

I like to have . . . → Read More: Thrifty Thursday – Getting ready for Winter….

Halloween Pound Shop Bargains….

I know Halloween is still a few weeks away yet but the shops have been filled with Halloween goodies since the day the kids went back to school practically so I decided it was only right that this month’s pound shop bargains post should be Halloween themed.

We weren’t disappointed with the Halloween goodies in our favourite . . . → Read More: Halloween Pound Shop Bargains….

Fabulously Frugal #1….

Last week I wrote about our visit to the Festival of Thrift but what I don’t think I said was that it opened my eyes to just how many ways there were to save money and to be frugal and thrifty.  I came home last Saturday night and scribbled down ideas and thoughts until my hand . . . → Read More: Fabulously Frugal #1….

Thrifty Thursday – A good store cupboard can save you money….

I *try* to plan our meals each week but it’s not always easy planning a week’s worth of meals in advance and as much as I’d like to tell you that I stick to it rigidly every day, I can”t!  There are regular last minute changes for lots of very boring reasons – no time to . . . → Read More: Thrifty Thursday – A good store cupboard can save you money….