Whether you’re taking your children on a family touring holiday, to a festival or packing them off to Guide or Scout camp, knowing their snug at night will help both of you sleep better at night. Here’s my pick of the 10 best sleeping bags for kids. For toddlers Vango Nitestar Mini This mummy-shaped sleeping [...]
Cold nights in a tent can be a challenge, especially if you have small children. But with a little preparation and the right gear everyone can enjoy and warm and cosy night’s sleep. Key areas to consider are: what you wear to sleep in, your bedding and what you sleep on. What to wear Everyone [...]
Have you ever got a truly amazing bargain on eBay? With increasing popularity, comes a harder bargain. I’ve been using eBay for about seven years now and have been lucky enough, with the exception of one clanger, to have secured some real bargains. Here are my top tips on how to improve your chances of [...]
I’m a massive fan of the UK Childcare Voucher Scheme. If you pay for childcare and are employed, this special government scheme can save you thousands of pounds each year. How does it work and how much can you save? Working parents, whose employers operate the scheme, can opt to have some of their salary [...]
I'm a mum on a mission to make our hard earned cash stretch further, without compromising quality family time and fun. This blog documents my tried and tested money saving and income generating tips. I hope to provide practical ideas and inspiration to help families in similar situations improve their finances and live well on less.