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Berndes Cast Iron Review + One Pot Recipe & GIVEAWAY

spicy moroccan chicken and chick pea one pot

Currently at Tesco (in store, online and fuel) for each £20 you spend you will receive a discount sticker for Berndes products. The great thing is, you receive a sticker for each £20 within a shop, so if you spend £20 you will get 1 sticker, if you spend £40 you’ll get 2 and so […]

Free Printable Advent Calendars #12DaysofThriftmas

the best free printable advent calendars

Can you believe it is almost December? 2014 is almost gone and advent is just around the corner. I’ve rounded up the best of free printable advent calendars to be found right now. 1. // 2. // 3. // 4. // 5. // 6. // 7. // 8. // 9. // 10. //   Printing out […]

How to stay warm in bed

how to stay warm in bed

Hopping into bed at night can reveal the true lack of warmth in the air. Not all of us want to sleep with the heating on and more importantly, few of us can afford to. Here are a few simple tips for keeping warm at bedtime. How to stay warm in bed 1. Switch for a […]

We broke up because of Christmas #12DaysofThriftmas


In the past few months I have sat down with 5 separate families to talk about their relationships with Christmas and money. Their responses have been interesting, emotional, frank and I hope helpful to some of you. I’m sure you can appreciate my keeping their identities anonymous and assigning them different names for the purpose […]

Announcing – The 12 Days of Thriftmas!

12 days of thrift-mas

If you’ve been reading A Thrifty Mrs for a while you’ll know I’m a big fan of Christmas, so it is with great pleasure I announce to you my new series – The 12 Days of Thriftmas – see what I did there? The series will kick off tomorrow and cover lots of topics surrounding […]