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How To Do Bat Watching With Kids

bat watching with kids

There are just some nights where you know the kids aren’t going to go to bed on time, so why not try a bit of bat watching instead? Last week one of the kids asked me if bats were real. My response was whaaaat?? But that little person said, “well, I’ve never seen one!” Which […] Read more…

Great Budget Food And Cash Prize Pub Quiz At The Avenue Pub, Hull

This week we were invited to visit newly refurbished The Avenue pub in Hull. We were there to check out their extensive menu and try our odds on their cash prize pub quiz. It was the perfect ThriftyDateNight for us! We love good food (nothing too fancy or┬ápretentious), value for money, plus the opportunity to […] Read more…

8 Stockpiling Lessons From A Food Bank

stockpiling lessons from a food bank

Warning! This is not your average scare mongering post about prepping for catastrophe! I’ve got realistic, money saving stockpiling lessons from food bank which everyone can benefit from learning. Know what you have Chances are, the only times you’ve ever completely emptied your kitchen cupboards is during a spring clean or when you’re moving house. […] Read more…

Negotiating Rates With The Tooth Fairy

tooth fairy

Slightly unexpectedly we became in need of a visit from the tooth fairy tonight so urgently needed to do some crowd sourcing of the going rate for the tooth fairy. It seems there’s quite a variety of financial arrangements depending on postcode and family size. Also sometimes the tooth fairy only has certain coins with […] Read more…