Budget Garden Project

When we moved house nearly 6 years ago we doubled our house size along with our mortgage. On top of that we were trying to save a little each month as we were also planning to have our second child. We have had a lot to do in this house and have been keen not […]

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Minimising Children’s Toys – Less toys could really mean more!

Whether you are a parent on a small budget or maybe your trying to declutter and simplify your home, I am wanting to show you that your children do not need a lot of toys to really get the most out of play. With 3 children my house has felt at times like one giant […]

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Spring Bucket List – Printable

As the last of the snow has hopefully finished falling and with flowers showing spring is here. I thought I would share our families spring bucket list with you. This is a list of things that as a family we are looking to do over the next 3 or so months, which I thought you […]

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Simplify Meal Planning to Save Money and Reduce Food Waste!

Having a list when grocery shopping will save you money (if you stick to the list) and to write your list you do need to meal plan.We all know we should meal plan, but itΒ can be a lengthy process if like me you are drawn to the hundreds of delicious recipes in cookbooks or Pinterest […]

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Our Family Weekend on a Budget with #oreocookiequest

For a family that live on a small budget we generally go out at least once a weekend. Whether we have planned in advance a larger trip like a theme park or like this weekend a trip to the cinema and a few trips to the local parks. All of our trips are focused on […]

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Number 1 Budgeting Tip

When we started to get serious about money, I looked at so many ways to live on a budget. From the different systems to try to the hundreds of ways you can live frugally, it is all great stuff but it can still be a struggle unless you put this budgeting tip in to practice. […]

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8 Ideas to Make Extra Money

Sometimes the household income just isn’t enough. Whether you are paying off debt, saving for the holiday you haven’t had for so long or just have a goal you want to reach adding some extra income maybe what your budget needs right now. Here are a few money making ideas for you: Overtime This can […]

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9 Valentines Day Ideas on a Budget

A day to celebrate loved ones can become very expensive. Valentines day should be a day to share with loved ones and it really doesn’t have to cost a penny. I truly believe that Valentines day is not a holiday for presents but a holiday for quality time, it is a holiday to make you […]

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The Debt Avalanche Method

Last week I talked about The Debt Snowball method so I thought I would talk through another popular method for those that don’t feel the Snowball works for you. The Debt Avalanche method is one of a few popular ways to pay off your debt. In this post I am going to go through the […]

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