Disposable vs Cloth Nappies – which is the best option for you?

Cloth vs disposable nappies, which are the best option for you. Find out the pros and cons of both in this full comparison review. Nappies | Diapers | Best | Option | Comparison | Pros | Cons | Cloth | Washable | Reusable | Disposable | Storage | Washing | Accessories | Verdict | Cost | Saving | Frugal Living | Parenting | Families
Work out which nappies suit you best.

Are you a mum (or about to become a mum) and are wondering about what kind of nappies to use? It’s something I never really thought about when my first baby was born. I only knew about one option so that’s what I went with. I stocked up with what I thought was a phenomenal amount of disposable nappies, which suddenly disappeared within a week!

Phew, what a lot of pooping babies do! I was not at all ready for it!

I seemed to be firing through hundreds of nappies at every bat of an eyelid, with the cost rapidly mounting.

 

What’s the alternative?

When I say I only knew of one option for nappies, that’s not technically true. I did know about cloth nappies. But my knowledge was limited to “Those flimsy white wrap things that get covered in poop and require your washing machine to be constantly running.”

So I continued with disposables for several years, putting the mounting cost down to a necessary baby expense.

Until, one day, a friend introduced me to modern cloth nappies. So I decided to put them to the test. Could these be a frugal alternative to disposables I could manage? Continue reading “Disposable vs Cloth Nappies – which is the best option for you?”

DIY Drain Cleaner

DIY drain cleaner, easy, cheap and more effective than the expensive store-bought ones. Every mum needs to know this! Homemade | DIY | Cleaner | Home Made | Easy | Recipe | Sink | Kitchen | Bathroom | Frugal Living
Only 1 ingredient needed from your cupboard!

Hands up who else hates forking out money on expensive drain cleaners? It used to be one of my biggest bug bears. One of those necessary purchases that I just didn’t want to waste money on, when there are so many other things I could be spending that money on instead…fun things!

I say it used to be a bug bear of mine because I recently discovered a very easy, very effective way to clear blocked sinks without having to spend a single penny… Continue reading “DIY Drain Cleaner”

Ultimate Guide To Setting A Budget (with FREE printable budgeting worksheets!)

Learn exactly how to set a personalised budget tailored to you. Frugal Living | Budget | Budgeting | Set A Budget | Free Printable | Free Printables | How To | Guide | Tips | Personal Finance
Learn exactly how to set a personalised budget tailored to you.

Setting a budget. That word ‘budget’ appears all over the place, including in most of my blog posts. You probably know that you need to have a budget, but maybe you’re not really sure how to go about actually doing it? The purpose of my post today is to help get you started with how to set your budget. It’s really easy once you know how… Continue reading “Ultimate Guide To Setting A Budget (with FREE printable budgeting worksheets!)”

5 Top Toddler Garden Play Ideas (and they’re all FREE!)

Need to entertain the kids for free? Here are some top garden play ideas that will cost you nothing at all. Garden | Play | Fun | Activities | For Kids | For Toddlers | Free | Outdoor | Summer | Ideas
Make the most of the summer by getting outside and enjoying some garden fun.

Summer is here which means more sunshine (hopefully!) and more time spent outside. Yay! If you’re anything like me and are ‘solar powered’ then this is a great time of year. Lots of fresh air and sunshine makes for a happier version of me.

 

Summer holidays can be expensive

Continue reading “5 Top Toddler Garden Play Ideas (and they’re all FREE!)”