Supermarket Savings

Free, Printable Meal Planner

Meal planning can save you a fortune, and will make supermarket trips much more focused and useful. Remember to try and plan meals with similar ingredients, to increase the savings, and reduce waste. For meal planning tips click here. Click here to download and print my free meal planner to help you get started!

Diary of a Frugal Mum

Social Distancing: Week 13

Social Distancing: Week 13 Dear Frugal Mums, How are we in the middle of June already?! We are half way through the year and I feel as if we should still be back at Easter time! The weather has been great the last few days so we’ve been making the most of it. The kids …

Your Home

10 ways to improve your home on a budget

If you’re willing to roll up your sleeves and put the work in, updating your home can be done on the smallest of budgets. Decide how much you have to spend, and which changes you would most like to see, and use these tips to stretch your money as far as possible… 1. Paint, paint, …

Your Home

How to (inexpensively) make your house more saleable!

Moving home is one of the most stressful things we can do. If you’ve fallen in love with a new home, or got your heart set on moving, increase your the chances of selling your house quickly with these simple, inexpensive tips… Declutter Decluttering is so important. If you want prospective buyers to imagine themselves …

Mother's & Father's Day

7 thoughtful but frugal Father’s Day gifts!

Spoil your partner or dad this Father’s Day with these personal, thoughtful ideas! Here are 7 frugal ways to show your appreciation… 1. Create a personalised gift basket Show him that you know him well by creating a personalised gift basket full of things that he loves. Fill the basket with yummy treats or go …

Diary of a Frugal Mum

Social Distancing: Week 12

Social Distancing: Week 12 Dear Frugal Mums, This week has been pretty special, it was my Mum’s birthday on Friday so we took the kids for a garden visit. We packed a picnic and they were so excited to play at Nanny’s and have a change of scenery. It seems mad that they hadn’t been …

Lockdown: Fun at Home

The Rainbow Jar

We recently made a ‘rainbow jar’ to fill with all of the things that we would like to do when lockdown is over. Instead of saying no when the children ask to do something, I can say ‘Yes, let’s put it in the jar!’ We’ve turned a negative into a positive. It’s given us lots …