Thrifty Round-Up: Buttons, Buffets and Bargains

thrifty sale picture 610Spring is in the air here. And I always feel Spring brings with it thriftier times. We want to be outdoors more and we need less comfort food and our heating can be turned down.  Hurray, thrifty March is nearly here.

I have found some lovely thrifty posts this month that are downright impressive!

Over on my blogs at Family Budgeting  I have been sharing  how you can have a whole new spring wardrobe for the price of a few buttons  and over at Baby Budgeting I have been sharing some inspiring quotes for those of us on a budget.


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Annie from Savvy Annie is Savoo’s savvy UK shopper of the year and in a recent blog post she is giving us the low down on baby clubs that can save us money  Very useful!

Jane at Frugal In Cornwall is an UBER  thrifty lady and here she comes up with an amazing array of ideas for a Frugal buffet for 20 !!!

Emma at Science Sparks is another savvy mum who knows how to have tons of fun on a budget and she makes up all sorts of great activities for her kids from everyday objects.  I love how she explores  a whole host of science ideas (this time what’s inside our bodies )with her kids. She is teaching them and having fun without spending a penny. Clever and inspiring.

Last but not least Make do Mum shows us some fab jumble sale finds in Music to My ears. Spring fairs will be everywhere next month …get those elbows ready.

So we have it all baby clubs, buttons, buffets, jumbles and fun with kids as well as bit of philosophy all on a budget.


Bring on the Spring!

I’d love to see your budgeting posts or any you have spotted on your blog reading travels…. so do leave them in the linky below.  Have a great few weeks and see you soon,
Becky x

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About Becky Goddard Hill

Becky is the author of How to Afford Time off with Your Baby (Vermilion, 2009) She writes Baby Budgeting and Family Budgeting both award nominated blogs whose purpose is to support parents on a budget. Becky also writes a play blog for Chad Valley toys and works part time as a children’s therapist. Becky has 2 children aged 5 and 8 and is a strong advocate of creative family life.

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2 Responses to Thrifty Round-Up: Buttons, Buffets and Bargains

  1. Emma @sciencesparks 22 February 2013 at 19:07 #

    Thanks so much for mentioning Science Sparks 🙂

  2. Make do mum 22 February 2013 at 21:57 #

    Thanks for the mention… I’m looking forward to car boot season when the weather gets better 🙂