My Pozible campaign – 2015 family planner lunch box calendar

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If you subscribe to my weekly newsletter you will already be aware of this. Thank you so much to everyone who has already supported the campaign. I have been so amazed by the response so far and  I have loved receiving so many kind messages of support. Knowing so many people are already supporting … [Read more...]

Family finances – pocket money, health insurance, savings and budgets


I have started writing a weekly article for the new website Money Circle. Money Circle is a community for women sharing their wisdom on money and how to make the most of it. Every month or so I will share a summary of my posts. You can find my previous collections of posts here. How to start your … [Read more...]

Thrifty gift wrapping for Christmas


This post is part of my Christmas planning in July series. I adore this post! Gift wrapping is not something I consider myself to be very good at. Today Bele Masterman, of Blah Blah Magazine shows 6 simple techniques you can use to make your presents looks beautifully wrapped, but without spending … [Read more...]

Fancy sleeping with laundry enzymes in your sheets?


First published on ecostore. Industrial enzymes have been used in cleaning products since the 1930’s and today are used in many everyday products like dishwasher detergents, laundry detergents and bathroom and carpet cleaners, but what do they do and just how necessary are they? That depends a lot … [Read more...]

Christmas Themes – Ideas For 2014

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This post is part of my Christmas planning in July series. I love choosing a theme for Christmas. It helps me makes decisions easier. I don't buy new decorations each year, but try to work with what I have, make some inexpensive handmade decorations and use other household items creatively to fit … [Read more...]