how to be eco-friendly on a budget

How To Be Eco-Friendly On A Budget

Ok, so since making a lot of changes over the last year in order to become more eco-friendly there has been one obstacle that I have come up against time and time again: the sheer cost. Yep, as soon as you start looking for products that start with the word ‘eco’ you can guarantee that the price is going to be far higher than your usual product. I look at it in the same way I had to when I was getting married and when I was expecting. Add wedding to the front of something and the price usually triples, add baby to the front of something or even maternity and the price can roughly double Continue reading “How To Be Eco-Friendly On A Budget”

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3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Sell Your Home When You Move To A New One

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Every family ends up moving house at least once. Usually, you start off in a small place, then more kids come along, and you need to upsize to something bigger. Typically, you will sell your old home when you move into the new one. It seems natural seeing as you won’t live there anymore, so why bother keeping it?!  Continue reading “3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Sell Your Home When You Move To A New One”

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Money Manage Your Way To Becoming A Stay At Home Mom

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There are too many reasons to list why becoming a stay at home mom (or dad) is a great choice to make, but let’s take a shot at a few! 

  • It means you don’t miss your kids’ milestones, and your children get to spend valuable time with the person they love the most.
  • You don’t have to fork out for expenses on travelling to and from work, uniforms and lunches.
  • Also, it means you have some freedom and flexibility to organise your day how you see fit without a strict working regime.

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4 Common Budgeting Mistakes

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When it comes to financial management, there’s no greater tool than a well-designed budget. While the idea of living to a budget can often be seen as restrictive, the opposite is actually true: a good budget allows you to live life with a minimum of financial stress, safe in the knowledge that all of your family’s expenses will always be met. Continue reading “4 Common Budgeting Mistakes”

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Be More Financially Responsible In Just 3 Steps

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Being financially irresponsible is probably one of the worst things you can be in life. When you lose track of money, you end up in all sorts of bother. To heighten the problem, it’s not just you that ends up in a sticky situation. Mess up your money, and your whole family suffers.

I don’t want to end up in debt, you don’t want to; nobody wants to! So, how do you become more financially responsible? It’s easier than you think, and it starts with these steps: Continue reading “Be More Financially Responsible In Just 3 Steps”

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Top Tips For Choosing A New Family Car

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A car is often a necessity for many families. They become a part of everyday life from dropping the kids off at school to popping to the shops to pick up the essentials. So when it comes to buying a new one, it can be challenging to know where to start. There are lots of things to consider when you’re searching for that perfect vehicle that caters for the whole family. Continue reading “Top Tips For Choosing A New Family Car”

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3 Easy Ways to Add Value to Your Home

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Our home is often our biggest decision, our biggest expense and the place where we spend most of our time. As such, it makes perfect sense that we would want to invest some of our time and money into it, the challenge can be in deciding how best to do this. For those of us with young families, there is then the thought of the chaos that we would need to manage that can be putting us off starting anything, but fear not as we have got a few ideas for you. Here are our 3 easy ways to add value to your home. Continue reading “3 Easy Ways to Add Value to Your Home”