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Tissue Paper Flower Wall Photo Backdrop – Simple DIY Tutorial

For my 33rd birthday, I decided to throw a BBQ for my close family and friends. I really wanted to have a flower wall in my garden, as I love how they look in pictures. I did my research and the cheapest place I could find one to hire cost £200 and I was not prepared to pay that much to hire a flower wall. More to the point, my husband would never agree to such an unnecessary spend!

I…

Father’s Day Gift Ideas That Won’t Cost You A Penny

Fathers play a pivotal role in the family and deserve to be celebrated all year round. With that being said, there is one special day a year set apart to celebrate Father’s. In the UK Father’s Day falls on the third Sunday of June. I know this date differs from country to country but the sentiment remains the same.

It’s important to honour Father’s, Grandfather’s and Husbands on Father’s Day but, don’t break…

6 Affordable Last Minute DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Since becoming a mother almost 5 years ago, Mother’s Day has quickly become one of my favourite celebrations of the year. It’s the one day of the year where families take the time to honour the mother of the family – who doesn’t enjoy getting spoilt and pampered?

From my experience thus far, I can boldly say that being a mum is the hardest yet most rewarding job I’ve ever done. As much as my children drive…

Frugal February Challenge Results – How Much Money I Saved In 28 Days

At the end of January, I set myself a money-saving challenge for the month of February. I called the challenge Frugal February and my goal was to save £250 during the short month by eliminating all unnecessary spending, trying different money saving ideas and living as cheaply as possible.

I wrote a mid-challenge progress blog post late February to update you on how the challenge was going which you can read here. In this post, I’ll reveal…

Start Saving Money Today these 12 Practical Ways

Unfortunately, how to save money isn’t taught in schools and so most people learn about saving money the hard way. Often after getting into debt, and trying to figure out a way out!

No matter where you are on your financial journey, you need to know that it’s possible for anyone to turn their financial life around. Sometimes all it takes is that first step in the right direction to get things moving in your favour. But, as…

Frugal February Savings Challenge – How Much Have I Saved So Far?

I’m now more than halfway through the Frugal February Challenge – hooray! If you haven’t read my first post on this, you may be wondering what the challenge is all about…

The Frugal February challenge I set myself was to save £250 during the month by adopting as many money saving ideas as I could and living as cheaply as possible. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been trying my best to eliminate all non-essential spending.

So…

15 Frugal Ways To Save Money On Utility Bills In 2020

Is it just me or do you find your utility bills seem to skyrocket during the winter months? It’s important that we do what we can to keep these bills down, which is why I’ve created a list of 15 frugal ways to save money on utility bills. These simple tips and tricks can save you money, reduce your carbon footprint, and help you to feel good about yourself without having to make any radical changes to your…