Top Recipe Books Every Kitchen Should Have

Stop wasting money on recipe books you won't use, find out why every kitchen needs these 4!
Stop wasting money on recipe books you won’t use, find out why every kitchen needs these 4!

How many recipe books are in your kitchen? 1, 5 10, 50?? When was the last time you looked at each of them? Have you even used them all?

I’m guessing that you have far more books than you actually need. I love browsing through cook books but only really use a handful of recipes from each of them, so their main purpose is cluttering up the kitchen shelves.

There are a few that break that rule though! I have 4 recipe books that I regularly use. And I have tried most of the recipes in them. If I was asked to get rid of all my other recipe books, I would still have all the recipes I regularly use in these 4 books. Continue reading “Top Recipe Books Every Kitchen Should Have”

How To Holiday On A Budget

Planning a family holiday but on a tight budget? These top tips will help you make big savings on your next family holiday. Family Holiday | On A Budget | Save Money | Holiday | Abroad | Tips | Top Tips |
Have a great family holiday on a budget with these top tips.

Summer is fast approaching. It may not seem like it some days, I haven’t been brave enough to put the winter coats away yet! But we’re into the second quarter of the year now so summer holidays are completely acceptable to be discussing already.

Holidays before kids were easy!

Holidays before kids were easy. We had 2 full time incomes and no time to spend the money because of the long hours we worked. So holidays were a time to splash out a bit. I’m not talking outrageous extravagance, blowing all the savings on a 1 week luxury cruise. But we did set a very reasonable amount aside for our holidays.

Cutting back the budget without cutting back the fun

Since cutting back to only one income, and with more of us to go away on holiday now, things are a bit different. We still have really lovely holidays with amazing memories that I hope the kids will cherish for many years to come. But the budget is much smaller these days. Continue reading “How To Holiday On A Budget”

How to Give the Illusion of a Clean Home in 15 Minutes or Less

Have a clean home in 15 minutes or less.
Have a clean home in 15 minutes or less.

Ever get that feeling when you go round to a friend’s house where wish your home could look like theirs? You know the friends I mean…the ones without small children who’s houses always seem immaculate with no mess anywhere. I know I’ve been there many a time before and I’m sure you have too.

Now I know time is very precious when you have small children and you certainly don’t want to be spending all that precious ‘free time’ cleaning. But what if I told you there was a way you could keep your house looking (almost) immaculate by spending less than 15 minutes a day cleaning. Intrigued? Then read on to find out how it CAN be done…

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