Frugal Fun: Five Ways to Entertain Kids This Summer

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Collaborative Post¦ Want to prevent your kids from getting bored this summer and make memories without breaking the bank? Here are five fun, frugal activities to consider. 

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Sorting Out Your Finances? Here’s How to Do it

Collaborative Post¦ We can all need a helping hand once in a while and especially when it comes to our finances. Maintaining a financially healthy home is, in fact, often easier said than done and many people before you have struggled with making the ends meet.

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Even if it’s not at this point for you, yet, it’s still an excellent idea to figure out how you can live a bit more within your means. It doesn’t even have to change your lifestyle all that much as long as you’re able to make a few priorities and pinpoint what you can do without.

 

Here is a handful of tips to help you sort your personal finances out once and for all so that you can feel a bit calmer at night. It’s the kind of stuff that makes your home a bit happier too, though, and it will definitely be worth it, in the end.

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You can haggle when buying a car

10 tips to save money at the supermarket

A few years ago at the age of 20, my then fiancé, now husband, and I were saving money for a deposit for our first house. This led me to think of various ways of saving money, including when shopping in the supermarket. This continued in the first year of owning our house as at that point our combined wages were only just enough to pay the mortgage and bills, until I got another job which made things a lot more comfortable for us. However, now that I’m on maternity leave, I am having to watch the pennies again. Here are my top tips for saving money when shopping in supermarkets!

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When should I change my car tyres

Last Monday when I got Autumn and I home from swimming, I assessed my car tyres before I got my things out. “Hmm, the front nearside tyre’s tread is getting a bit worn” I thought to myself.

When I was little, I remember my Dad regularly checking the tyres on his car and showing me how to check them using a 20p coin. However, I realise that a lot of people out there probably have several questions buzzing around their minds when it comes to tyres: “How often should I check my tyres?”, “How do I check that my tyres aren’t too worn?”, “Can I prevent my tyres from getting worn so quickly?” and “What are the dangers of driving with worn tyres?”

With many parents reading my blog, I wonder how many busy mums and dads are reading this thinking “Oh, I’m so busy! I don’t even remember the last time I checked my tyres”. However, it is so important for the safety of you and your child/ren! Sponsored by Point S, today I’m sharing the importance of having the correct tread on your tyres as well as a few tips!

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