Bootsale Booty

uk bootsale scene

Yesterday we popped down to a bootsale on our way to pick out some tiles for our new bathroom. I suspect it will be one of the last outdoor bootsales of the year, so we just had to stop by for a nosy wander. Although we arrived fairly early a lot of the stall holders […]

JML Magic Layer Review

JML Thermals Magic Layer

  I’m a thermal fan, loving to add thermal layers under my clothing as we head deeper into the cold months. Most of my thermal layers are fairly thick and suited to be worn alone or under regular clothes in only very cold temperatures because they add too much bulk. I like a nice barrier […]

Why I Love Ikea Family Card


Ah Ikea, you weird yet wonderful place, how I love thee. I won’t go down the ‘let me count the ways’ route right now, because y’know…the kettle is boiling and tea waits for no man husband. But Ikea, your Family Card is brilliant and I will count the ways in which I love that. As […]

October Magazine Freebies: November 2014 Issues

magazine freebies a thrifty mrs

It’s that time of the month again, time to round up the magazine freebies for October. Here’s the selection of goodies free with purchase should you wander through your local newsagents. Magazine Freebies Magazine: Cosmopolitan Issue: Nov 2014 Price: £3.80 Freebie: Metallic make up bag in a choice of 3 colours. Magazine: InStyle Issue: Nov […]



Roll up, roll up Disney fans or anyone who knows an ankle biter because I have news of a great deal – you’re going to love it. How do you fancy not one but TWO Disney DVDs for free? I know, right? This deal is perfect for Christmas and birthdays, so make sure you stash […]