Beauty and Fashion, ECO Mum

Second-hand September… Fashion Week!

To show my support for second-hand September I’m sharing 7 days of second-hand – these are some of my favourite bargains! I hope, after this month, you’ll continue your preloved shopping, so that we can all save money and do our bit for the environment. You don’t have to compromise on quality or fashion, so …

Home & Garden

10 ways to simplify your cleaning routine

I love a clean house, but I don’t love cleaning, and I’m always trying to find ways to slash how much time we spend on the chores. Here are 10 ways (from a clean freak in recovery!) to simplify your cleaning routine, so that you’ll have more time and energy for the fun stuff… 1. …

Diary of a Frugal Mum

Lightening the load

Saturday 8th August 2020 You’ll never meet a child more hands on and helpful than my lovely Lola. She’s spent last night and half of today painting the fences with her dad. She likes to help us out for a few reasons… She likes having time to chat with us. She loves a bit of …

Home & Garden

Declutter your home to save time and money

I hate clutter, can’t stand it, and for me living in a minimalistic way helps me to make sure I use my time wisely too. As parents, we are always so busy, but keeping on top of the housework is a much easier task when you simplify your ‘stuff’, and you’ll save money too! Here’s …