Our Thrift Adventure!

The phone rings, “What are you doing?”  This is code for, “Do you want to shop?”   Wanting to change up our thrifting routine this week, we decided to follow our tip #9, visit multiple thrift stores in one shopping trip, they’re usually near each other.  Spicing it up even more, we put a 30-minute time […]

Ideas for Frugal Living

Frugal living is a very popular topic in the Netmums Coffee House. Tips, tricks and ideas on money saving and living a frugal lifestyle are passed on by our members. Like our grandmothers before us, who had some amazing cost-cutting tricks up their sleeves, a new generation of industrious mums are finding that the ‘make […]

Baileys Vs Aldi and Lidl Alternatives

Baileys Irish Cream is a Christmas booze staple for many of us but there are a couple of purse friendly alternatives worth trying namely those from budget supermarkets Aldi and Lidl but which of the three is nicest? I invited 3 of my fellow Baileys loving friends round to taste test in my kitchen.

Last Minute Gift Guide (small businesses & high street)

Welcome to my annual last minute Christmas gift guide! As always I try my best to include some fantastic low cost gifts from the high street along with some amazing budget friendly gifts from independent British businesses. It is so important to celebrate and give custom to creative and small businesses, so I encourage you […]

IKEA Christmas Tree Deal (buy £25 tree get £20 voucher)

This IKEA Christmas Tree Deal is a pretty sweet deal if you’re in the market for a real Christmas tree. Simply spend £25 on a Christmas tree and receive a £20 Ikea voucher in return. It’s a simple as that.