The Sunday Times – Make It A Year For Switching
Give your finances a January detox to take advantage of the top deals — and don’t forget to file your tax return
The Sunday Times – Beware the Gadgets that are a Waste of Energy
An array of devices promises to reduce power consumption and give households respite from rising costs. But some work better than others.
Best Money Saving Blogs 2016
40 awesome blogs that will help you save money with Survey Bee.
Mad Blog Awards Winner in Best Thrifty Blog Category
The Mum and Dad (MAD) Blog Awards are the UK’s biggest and most exciting awards for parent blogs. Thousands of blogs are nominated each year, but just five blogs in each category will make the finals.
Experian – Best Thrifty Blog winner
Her marvellous Cold Tea and Smelly Nappies blog is all about motherhood and living a more frugal, sustainable life and Gina’s blog won the Best Thrifty Blog category at the 2015 MAD (Mum and Dad) Blog Awards.
Love Food Hate Waste – Reducing Food Waste
Gina and her kids love to go foraging and bring back yummy blackberries. Gina shows how she reduces her food waste.
Gumtree– Upcycling Guide
The Great British Budget – Expert Panel
The cost of living isn’t the only thing on the rise. More and more people are sharing their stories, tips and tools and finding ways of living smarter, together.
Mumsnet Devon – I am the editor for Mumsnet Devon.
Visit Mumsnet Local for listings, local services, what’s on, recommendations, meet-ups, local Talk and Nearly New in Devon.
Mumsnet Plymouth – I am the editor for Mumsnet Plymouth.
Visit Mumsnet Local for listings, local services, what’s on, recommendations, meet-ups, local Talk and Nearly New in Plymouth
This guide offers all the tips you could need for making your pennies stretch and your spending shrink during your time away! In order to help us write this guide we have worked with a number of blogger experts, real people, many of them parents, who know exactly how holiday costs can add up.
Classic Cottages – Family Holidays: Family-friendly pubs in south Devon
My partner and I firmly believe that kids learn by doing, so we have always taken our children with us whenever we eat out; even when they were tiny babies. Eating out with young children can be a challenge but it’s definitely worth it in the end.
Classic Cottages – Surviving Car Journeys with Kids
Any parent knows that travelling with little ones in the car is never easy, with a combination of boredom and short attention spans against you it’s easy to see why some parents avoid it like the plague.
Classic Cottages – Family Friendly Things To Do In Devon
One of the best things I’ve found about relocating to Devon is all of the free places that you can visit with your children.
Zero Waste Week – Blog ambassador programme
Our Blog Ambassador programme brings together enthusiastic bloggers who are committed to change. They share ideas, experiences and tips on a variety of topics related to waste including recycling, reuse ideas, repair and the circular economy.
Tots 100 Fresh 5 – I was featured on the Tots 100 Fresh Five thanks to Molly Forbes. Molly blogs at Mother’s Always Right.
You can read the article here.