This is especially true in your children’s bedroom. This is because you not only have to think about the amount of storage you will need but also the type of storage. Our children’s bedrooms are probably one of the most important rooms in the house. As parents we want to create a wonderful space for them, a place where they can play and learn, but also (and most importantly) where they can wind down and get a good night sleep. [Read more…]
I think that every family out there can appreciate what a huge percentage of our outgoings can be taken up by food. We are a family of four and even though my boys are still very young (aged 5 & 3) they are constantly dwindling away the stock of food I have in the kitchen, I dread to think of what it will be like when they’re growing teenagers!
As much as I would love to tell you all an extremely well hidden secret of how to feed a family of four on next to nothing, I’m afraid that I still haven’t found that one out myself. However wherever there is a cloud there is a silver lining, savvy shopping can really save you money on your weekly food bills. 🙂 [Read more…]
The transition from summer to autumn clothes is thankfully quite simple for me, there is always the odd new thing I like to get to spruce up my wardrobe and make it feel new but apart from some little treats it is a relatively cheap changeover. However the change of season for my kids is another thing all together. [Read more…]
Throwing a cheap kids party comes with quite a lot of pressure and stress and as a mother you want to to make sure you do it properly. In all honesty though, I think that most of this pressure and stress actually comes from my own desire to give my children the best party experience possible! [Read more…]
When you are trying to raise children on a budget there are some things that are classed as necessities and others that are luxuries. So what about mattress protectors? Is a mattress protector a necessity and most importantly are mattress protectors worth the money? In my opinion the answer would be a definite yes to both questions, here’s why. [Read more…]