One of the things that I am still yet to get use to since becoming a parent is the early mornings. I have never been a morning person and if at the age of 30 I'm still not a morning person then I'm pretty sure I never will be.

As a lot of parents do I have been dreading the lighter mornings as it means that the kiddies will be getting up even earlier than before so I ...continue reading

Over the last few months I have been thinking about new ways that we can save money. I have made a list of new things that we are going to try and over the course of the year I shall see which ones work and which don't. To read the list take a look here and keep checking back for updates of how I'm getting along.

New Ways We Are Going To Save Or Make Money This Year

 Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty ThursdayThrifty Thursday is a weekly linky and a place to share your thrifty posts. It doesn't matter if they are old or new and can be about anything to do with saving money and being thrifty. Whether it be a post on cutting back on your food shop or your latest thrifty find link it up, I'd love to see it.

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This year I have been looking into new ways of saving or making money. I'm going to be testing a variety of different ideas and see which ones are actually worth the time and effort.

New Ways We Are Going To Save Or Make Money This Year

Here is a list of things that we are going to try... ...continue reading


I'll start off with an apology for the lack of Thrifty Thursday last week, real life got in the way!

Over the last few weeks I've been testing out some money saving apps like Checkout Smart and Click Snap. Through using Checkout Smart I managed to get all of this for free...

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It is often remarked upon about how much our two love their food! At every birthday party they are always the last two left at the table minesweeping for leftovers. They are never happier then when they have a plethora of food in front of them. They eat pretty much every type of food and actually enjoy trying new things. When I ask them what they want to do that day the answer is almost always go out for lunch,

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Following on from my upcycling a tea chest into a laundry basket project I've been thinking about other ways you could transform an old tea chest into a piece of furniture for your home.

I've been scouring the web for inspiration and here are some of the other ideas I have come across...

A coffee table

Upcycle tea chest
Image found on Pinterest

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This month I have been taking part in the Rustoleum Make It March challenge. We were tasked with finding an old piece of furniture and upcycling it. I originally wanted to find two bedside drawers for our bedroom makeover but I was unable to find anything suitable. Instead I managed to find an old tea chest that was in serious need of some TLC.

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