Speedy Health, Speedy Wealth – Quick Tips to Improve Your Wellbeing and Finances Simultaneously….


If you're one of those people who begrudgingly pay an extortionate monthly gym membership fee but never set foot in your gym from one day to the next, it’s time to look for simpler ways to get healthy and save some cash. An expensive gym workout isn’t the only way to get your body and mind in top condition. There are other ways that are as effective and cost little time or money. From exercising on the go to switching to an e cigarette to cutting out those toxic ‘soft’ drinks – it’s time to get financially wise and seriously healthy. Everyday aerobics Walking is a great low-stress … [Read more...]

Five Frugal things I’ve done this week to save money {27th March 2015}….

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It's been a massively busy week this week and it feels like I haven't had time to do anything, let alone anything frugal but I've had a good think and managed to come up with five.... Five frugal things I've done this week: 1.  Miss Frugal is very particular about the style of her school skirt as she doesn't like it too short (I'm sure that won't last), she doesn't like it too tight and she certainly doesn't want a flarey style as she worries it'll blow up in the wind!  She loves the skirt she has now though so when I saw them on sale this week in New Look, I bought an extra one in her … [Read more...]

Our top five favourite family board games….

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I've said before a couple of times that I don't necessarily agree with limiting screen time for children - it certainly doesn't work for us as a family and even if it did, I'm more an advocate of giving them other options to encourage them away from electronics. One thing I make sure we do together is play - we play cards, board games and even have family xbox tournaments together.  No matter what the kids are doing or planning to do, if I suggest a family game night they will always say yes.  And some of our happiest family moments have been sat around our dining room table playing … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Wardrobe -

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I'm really pleased to share with you that I'll be joining in with Wednesday's Wardrobe each week along with the very lovely Emma and the also very lovely Sarah.  I hope to be sharing lots of clothes bargains with you and also getting the kids involved a little bit to show you their favourite clothes! First up Miss Frugal.... As the parent of a headstrong 12 year old who has (and always has since being a toddler) very strong opinions on the clothes that she does and doesn't like to wear. Although I know there are some of you who will no doubt say that I'm the parent and what I say … [Read more...]