Saving money

How to make your money go further each month

*This is a collaborative post*   Tips to make your monthly money go further There’s nothing quite like pre-payday blues. When you’re getting towards the end of the month and realise you haven’t quite got enough cash to keep you covered, life can be pretty stressful. Living paycheck to paycheck is no way to live, …

Silly things parents have done whilst sleep deprived
Life and Parenting

Silly things parents have done whilst sleep deprived

Sleep deprivation is one of the most inescapable consequences of having children and it can make you do the most bizarre things! I’ve found myself pouring diet coke on my cereal in the morning, wearing clothes inside out, squeezing baby lotion into the bath and adding more because it wasn’t very bubbly. Not getting enough …

All about the blogger -peanut and sprout

All about the blogger interview – Peanut and Sprout

This month I’m taking part in an ‘All about the Blogger’ linky which is all about getting to know other bloggers and their blogs. The blog I’m sharing today is Peanut and Sprout, which is run by Shannon. You can follow Shannon on Facebook, Instagram and on her YouTube channel. Tell us a bit about …

Misadventures in parenting - holiday fun
A series of misadventures, Life and Parenting

What parenting really looks like – misadventures on holiday

I know you can’t go on holiday with children and expect it to feel like the same kind of holiday as when you went without. And I, of all people, should know that holidaying without children doesn’t always happen without incident. Last time we attempted a holiday, day 2, my 2-year-old kicked a football to …

La croix du vieux pont review
Life and Parenting

Holiday – La Croix Du Vieux Pont review

If you’re looking for a fun, family holiday for a reasonable price, La Croix Du Vieux Pont – a campsite and holiday village in Berny-Riviera, France, is a great option. We’ve just come home from a week staying there with Canvas Holidays – our third visit, but second with Canvas, and really enjoyed it. Here …

Insurance, do you really need it?
Family finance, Saving money

Do you really need insurance?

Homes, cars, travel, contents, accessories, appliances, mobiles….there are so many insurance options you could take out, but what insurance do you really need? Insurance is one of those things where you can sometimes feel like you’re just throwing money away without ever getting anything in return, and it can make you reluctant to want to …