Healthy Lunchbox Snacks That are Easy on the Wallet {GUEST POST BY Kirsty Lamont}

With the start of a new school year right around the corner, it’s time to gear up for another four terms of madness. Supermarkets offer plenty of packaged snack options, making it even easier fill up the kids’ lunchboxes. But for a lot of parents, these quick fix options can come at a hefty – …

5 Budget-Friendly Gift Ideas for Teachers

Are your kids counting down the days until school ends yet? Porkchop tells me there are only 2 weeks left until the end of term. TWO WEEKS! How did we end up here? I feel like the year only just started and we’re already up to class parties. Each year we get Porkchop’s teacher a present, to thank them …

5 Ways to Make Extra Money in Time for Christmas

With just over 10 weeks left until Christmas, I’m sure we’re all looking for a way to stretch the budget that little bit further. I have quite a few posts with a number of different ways to save money, but sometimes cutting back just isn’t enough. What do you do when you have reduced your spending all you …

5 Tips for Living on a Single Income

At the moment my family are living on one income while I’m studying at University. While we are definitely not rolling in it, (There’s a reason I write about how to live a great life on a budget!) we make do, and never really feel like we are going without. I thought this week I would share …