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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…

Skidby Mill Museum and Sails Cafe

You know when you just wander in to somewhere, completely unplanned and find an amazing gem you have to share with everyone as its that good? That’s me right now about Skidby Mill Museum! We actually started off with a trip to the new play park at Skidby Millhouse restaurant. Which is lovely! Here’s how […] Read more…

Grandparents Get £250 A Year For Offering Childcare

grandparents childcare

Do your parents help with childcare so you can go out to work? If so, then make sure they’re not one of the tens of thousands of grandparents missing out on a benefit to ensure they’re not short changed. What is it? Introduced in April 2011, the Specified Adult Childcare National Insurance Credits¬†is aimed mostly […] Read more…