15 Cheap and Free Things to Do with Kids – To save your money and sanity!

Cheap and free things to do with kids

Are you looking for cheap and free things to do with kids? Even if you’re not struggling with money, any of us, in charge of entertaining children, enjoy keeping down the cost. Sure, there are always countless ways to spend a LOT of money on these small creatures, but as most parents or even occasional carers of kids will know, the little gems are often pleased with simple and/or low-cost activities — as long as the activity’s fun, they’re happy! Continue reading “15 Cheap and Free Things to Do with Kids – To save your money and sanity!”

‘A Fistful of Frugal’ – Bathroom Edition

Close up of a fist | Frugal homemade cleaning tips

After writing lots of heavy articles on debt, we could do with a shorter and easier read. This lead me to realise that despite beginning a series called ‘A Fistful of Frugal‘ (five frugal things Mr B and I do), I’ve added no further posts to the series.  So here’s Instalment two of ‘A Fistful of Frugal‘ with frugal, homemade cleaning tips. This is the bathroom edition. Continue reading “‘A Fistful of Frugal’ – Bathroom Edition”

A Quick, Easy, and Effective Homemade Deodorant Recipe

A Quick, Easy, and Effective Homemade Deodorant Recipe

If you’re looking for a quick, easy, and effective homemade deodorant recipe that really works, then you’ve come to the right place.

But first…I had a deodorant DISASTER recently. The reason? I decided to try a different recipe, which was more complicated, involving the use of a bain-marie. Continue reading “A Quick, Easy, and Effective Homemade Deodorant Recipe”

Easy Carrot, Orange, Coriander and Ginger Soup

10 Cheap meals and recipes perfect for saving money

Another Autumnal day calls for the last of the fail-safe and easy soup recipes we use. This time it’s with carrot, orange, coriander, and ginger. The recipe name may sound as if the cooking will be a large production. It isn’t. Especially if you use cheats, as I often do!

It’s also yet another soup that can be suitable for vegans and those with gluten intolerance. Ensure the stocks used are suitable for you and you’re good to go. Continue reading “Easy Carrot, Orange, Coriander and Ginger Soup”

Foraging For Food – Picking Blackberries

Foraging for Our Food!

On Sunday we had a lovely afternoon that didn’t cost us a penny. We’ve been foraging for food – picking blackberries!

Our car has been stuck in the local garage for over a fortnight now and won’t be coming home. (More on that disaster another time). Even being the hermit that I am, even I was getting a little cabin fever. Continue reading “Foraging For Food – Picking Blackberries”

How to Save Money on Christmas

How to Save Money on Christmas - Bunchy the Budgeteer

Yes, I mentioned the ‘C’ word! I’m sorry, but at the time of publishing, there are only 89 days until Christmas (I found out by using this pretty cool countdown clock! Whatever time of year you’re reading this, remember, it’s never too late — or early — to learn how to save money on Christmas. Continue reading “How to Save Money on Christmas”

A Fistful Of Frugal – Beauty Edition

‘A Fistful OF Frugal’ will be a regular semi-regular feature where I share five (five fingers equals a fist, right?) frugal things that either my husband or I do to save money. I’m going to kick off with my frugal beauty tips/grooming.

Even if they’re not things that you’d choose to do, that you’ll at least find them interesting. Continue reading “A Fistful Of Frugal – Beauty Edition”