5 Things I am doing to prepare for Christmas Now!

Christmas is six months away! You may think I am crazy for discussing Christmas already, but by preparing now you are less likely to go in to debt and what better Christmas present to yourself is that! We have two main aims for our Christmas this year, simplify and experience. We are aiming to simplify […]

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Number 1 Tip For Saving Money On Days Out!

Don’t take the whole family! Crazy as that may sound, big days out can cost the price of a weekend camping holiday if you’re not careful and I know which one I would prefer. I am certainly not saying don’t have day trips as a family but look for cheaper alternatives for the days you […]

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Our Budget Routine

Many posts on my blog, have shared different aspects that I use when we budget as a family. I know when I first started to budget our money, I read so many different blogs/websites that at times it can feel a little over whelming and at times feel like a lot of work. I thought […]

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25 Frugal Living Tips You Should Try This Year!

Looking at areas of yoOne great way to save money or live more intentionally is to be more frugal. Frugal to me means making smart choices. ur life to see where you can make smarter choices to in turn save you money and possibly time. Here are 25 tips to get you started: Meal Plan – By […]

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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 Snowball Method

The Debt Snowball method is one of a few popular ways to pay off your debt. In this post I am going to go through the method of the Snowball and give you a few points to think about, so that you can decide if it may help you on your journey to pay off […]

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9 Things to do this Weekend for Free

When writing this it is getting towards the end of January, saying money is tight maybe an understatement for most households. So here are some of my favourite activities to do as a family for free: Movie Night If like us, some of your weekend is filled by swimming or other sports you may not […]

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31 Ways to Start Saving Money with your Family Now

We are already half way through January and as so many got paid early in December and we have had Christmas, New Year and the sales since then. I wanted to share money-saving tips that could help you start saving money so that this time next year money won’t feel this tight again. Budget Start […]

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