You Asked, We Answered!

New Course! I have been wanting to start our workshops and courses, but with my butterfly brain I found it hard to decide what to do first. We already have our free e-book and free Ta-Dah! course available, but I wanted to do more… I decided to ask what the real issues are for families trying to budget and be … Read More

How to Start Self Care

Wow Parenting is tough, I mean really – crying in the night tough… but then it’s also breathtaking and awesome, often all in the same day! We have four young children, and for someone who never saw themselves as a mother it is often a surprise – the responsibility is endless as well as the decision making, negotiating, demonstrating, shouting, … Read More

School Uniform University

I hate this week of the year, really I loathe it. The ‘Back to School’ aisle in the supermarket was full before school was even out for the Summer, and I don’t want to think about going back until we’ve all had our break. The downside to my refusal to deal with going back to school at the start of the holidays … Read More

Here We Go!

Welcome to our new series Staying Sane in the Summer – every day in July I will share an idea, task, download or suggestion to get things going for the Summer Break.   Today is a download of a calendar to help plan for July and August. Whatever you do planning is really essential to make sure you take advantage … Read More

Final Frugal Cleaning Round Up

Our new series ‘Staying Sane in the Summer’ starts with the Thursday Thought tomorrow, so this is a fantastic final round up of frugal and environmentally careful ways to clean the house. I’m so excited as it’s  a guest post from the lovely Eva Brown 5 Frugal House Cleaning Tips to Save You Time and Money! Summer is here and … Read More

Travelling with Kids

As part of our May theme of Transport we are proud to be included in this very comprehensive article about travelling with children – there is something there for everyone and some really great ideas from families all over the world, who have been there and done it! Enjoy… Travelling with Kids

Are your gifts good?

While Christmas shopping, or buying anything during the Winter here at Frugal HQ we would like to encourage you (and ourselves) to think of using Good Gifts for at least some of that spending. There really is something there for everyone, and starting at just £5.  We always have one in the stockings, to make sure we don’t get too … Read More

Quick Tip #11

I had eggs for lunch, so guess what the kids are doing after school!  Egg Shell Seed Starters

Quick Tip #10

Green Monster SnackGreat fun idea for semi healthy snacks, and all things we had at home (cups left over from parties are hoarded here) – quite seasonal too if you do the Halloween thing…

Quick Tip # 9

Rather than spend a fortune stopping for a cuppa at the Services, take your favourite brew made just how you like it in a thermos cup. Remember to refill for the journey home too!  Please do stop if you are tired or need the loo X