The Thrifty Festival had a nice summer holiday and now its back ready to help you be a little bit more thrifty.
Autumn is on its way so we thought we would kick off with a Autumn themed festival.
As the weather gets cooler and wetter it gets harder to keep the children entertained. Anna at In The Playroom as the perfect thrifty activity for you. Check out her post with 11 Recycled Junk Modelling Crafts.
Everyone likes flowers and these are perfect to brighten up a room when its a bit grey outside. They also make great gifts and if you choose right and arrange them yourself they won’t cost the earth. Ellie at Family Style has this great little tutorial on how to make a Beautiful Boutique Florist Style Flowers on a Budget
As the weather gets colder you may find yourself using the car more and that means more fuel. A Thrifty Mum has 10 top tips on saving money on fuel.
Liz over at Me and My Shadow took part in Zero Waste week and her goal was to minimize lunch box packaging. She did a great job and her post is packed for of tips on how to minimize packaging and save money!
The Diary of a Frugal Family have the ultimate list of 70 Frugal and Fun Autumn Activities to do with the kids.
Looking for ways to use up those leftovers? Try our Chicken, Bacon & Mushroom Pasta Bake.
Half term will be upon us soon we have some great ideas for having a great autumn half term on a budget.
Lastly we have some great ways to save money this autumn
Now its your turn. Share your Thrifty posts with us to read and share.
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On Wednesday we shared our printable spooky garland for your Halloween party and today we have some great biscuits for you to make
These are really easy to make and look great.
You start with a basic biscuit recipe feel free to use your own but this is mine:
You will need:
110g Caster Sugar
1 Beaten Egg
Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
220g of Plain Flour
50g Chocolate Chips
Strawberry jam to fill the finger nails
Beat the butter and sugar until soft and fluffy
Beat in the egg and vanilla
Add the chocolate chips and flour and combine to make dough
Wrap in cling film and chill for 30mins
Once its chilled pre heat your oven to 180oc/160 fan
Shape pieces of dough into long finger and make a little dip at one end
Place a blob of jam in each dip
Bake for 15-18 minutes until golden brown