ThriftyMum

Countdown to Christmas: Advent Ideas

100 day countdown to christmas advent ideas

Unbelievably in this hot and humid weather, it is exactly 100 days until Christmas! I love to be organised for Christmas, especially as we have so many winter birthdays in our family that it would be too easy to leave Christmas until last minute and panic – but that’s not for me. I like to […] Read more…

Mystery Shopping with… RedWigWam

mystery shopping with red wigwam

I’ve been asked a lot recently (hopefully in jest) how on earth I’ve been able to shop so much and go out for lots of meals whilst on maternity leave. Of course my go to answer is because I’m thrifty in other areas in my life so I can buy good quality items or treat […] Read more…

Minimalism Challenge and Getting Rid of all the Stuff

minimalism challenge

I’m a week into “#MinsGame” and very proud with how ruthless I’m being. “Here’s how it works… Find a friend or family member: someone who’s willing to get rid of their excess stuff and embrace minimalism. This month, each of you must get rid of one thing on the first day. On the second, two things. Three […] Read more…