The Frugal Month family has just returned from Paris, and I wanted to share a few money saving tips with you while they're fresh in my mind. We had a fantastic time but it can be a very expensive city, so if you're planning a trip, read on! We arrived at Charles de Gaulle airport … Continue reading Paris…Je T’Aime
Here at A Frugal Month, we love finding ways to spend time together as a family on a budget - see my posts about using Tesco vouchers to pay for English Heritage membership and our purse-friendly holidays to Butlins for examples! There's nothing better than arriving for a day out or a weekend away knowing … Continue reading Geronimo Festival returns!
This often happens to me. I have a very inspired month and then the following month it all starts to feel like a hard slog. It was the main reason I started blogging again after a long break; I hoped it would inspire the frugality to continue. Sometimes I feel like I haven't yet reached that … Continue reading Paris and a stalemate
This time two weeks ago I was in a bikini on a sun lounger in Spain, thoroughly enjoying the 32 degree heat. Now? On a commuter train in man made fibres, absolutely sweltering - in 25 degree heat. What is it about England that makes the heat so oppressive? Or do I just feel that … Continue reading What would you sacrifice to have it all?
This is something I do just out of habit but I realised while I was away on holiday recently that it's something that could possibly help others be a little more frugal. When you're going on holiday, do you stock up on those little toiletry miniatures at Boots and suchlike? If so - stop! Do … Continue reading Saving samples
S, on a ride around with Redcoats Wes and Shannon Ah, Butlins. With your redcoats and green dinosaurs, you are a stalwart of the British holiday season. We had our first visit to Butlins last September when S was 2 and a half, paid for entirely with Clubcard Vouchers - and it was so fantastic … Continue reading A budget-friendly holiday at Butlins!