A few years ago, my husband and I benefited from a nice little windfall in the form a refund on a PPI policy which had been mis-sold to us on a loan a few years earlier. [Read more…]
I don’t think that many people would argue with the fact that sometimes it’s nice to put away the ironing or the Play-doh, put a special dress on and go somewhere fancy. However, even though this is something that most women love to do (even if it is just once or twice a year!), would the thought of rummaging through your boring old wardrobe fill you with dread? And then there’s the prospect of buying a new dress, does it all seem like too much stress and expense to bother with?
If you feel this way then perhaps you should ask yourself the question, how much do I really have to spend to buy that special dress? Do I really need to blow the family’s budget just to get that designer dress that I really want? Or, can a compromise be found, so that I can still feel special whilst sticking to some kind of budget? [Read more…]
We all love our pets, and most of us consider them as part of the family. Whether we have a dog who loves us unconditionally or a cat who cuddles us on its own terms, we think of them as positive additions to the home, often making the home feel more complete. [Read more…]
Shopping for your man may be as simple and stress free as shopping for your kids, you have full confidence that all of the shops will stock their size and there is always a wide variety of styles and prices to choose from that you can pretty much guarantee finding just what you need within your budget. Now, as good as this may be for the averaged sized man, what about shopping for a man that is bigger than your average? Are there still bargains to be had or does everything have to be extra expensive just because they aren’t common sizes? [Read more…]
If you want to enjoy the warmer weather with the whole family, then maybe you could think about starting a hobby that all of you can enjoy. With this in mind, here are a few ideas of cheap and fun hobbies that the whole family can enjoy! [Read more…]