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Bargain Mummy

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2012-02-07

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I am a working Mummy to two small boys living vicariously through my blog. I can no longer peruse high street stores at my leisure like I used to, so now have to do everything online. I love finding great deals for my friends and always being "one step ahead"!

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This blog is about great bargains both for you and your children. It also provides information about.. great family days out for free, cheap and easy meals as well as cost cutting ideas.

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Latest Blog Posts

  • Roxy Lanes Leeds Family Bowling Fun
    on Jul 10, 2016 in bowling Leeds motherhood
    Thinking of new things to do each weekend can be a drag - but lately it's just been one blogger event after another, which is fine by me. This weekend it was the turn of Roxy Lanes to throw a big blogger bash, and we were lucky enough to be invited f...
  • A Day Out With Wynsors Shoes
    on Jul 2, 2016 in bingley motherhood
    Like many families, we struggle to come up with new ideas for what to do at the weekends. Since I work from home, usually by the weekend I'm chomping at the bit to get out of the house and get amongst the humans again - have social interaction, smile...
  • Positive parenting...I'm no parenting expert. Despite a degree in Psychology and being an experienced teacher, when it comes to parenting my own kids I am still very much a novice. It's learn as you go, and certainly NOT a one size fits all thing. But recently parenting...
  • Mothercare ReviewLike all mums in the UK I've pretty much grown up with Mothercare - in recent years the stores have become absolutely awesome. The store in Leeds has SO much in it - a cafe, changing room, feeding room, photography studio... and you can even go there...
  • Top 5 Father's Day Ideas
    on Jun 5, 2016
    If you're anything like me, then thinking of ideas for Father's Day pressies - both for your own father and hubby - is low down on your list of priorities. What with birthdays galore, Christmas and the rest, my ability to choose useful yet luxurious...
  • Cabana Brasilian Barbeque Review
    on Apr 10, 2016
    We do love a good meal out, it's one of our only vices. Since we hardly ever go out for "date nights" - in fact what are they - we may as well have a five person date with our children! Obviously this can require a fair amount of careful forward plan...
  • Bathroom Design Ideas
    on Apr 4, 2016
    It's difficult to believe that it's almost one year ago to the day that we moved house. With a third child on the way we needed a four bedroomed house with a study - since I work from home. I was sick and tired of moving my laptop and stuff off our d...
  • Easter Sales!It almost seems like there's no real point in buying clothes at the moment - my life seems to be a constant round of washing clothes that have smeary finger prints on. But I have discovered a new thing - sponging! Yes, it's perfectly acceptable to si...
  • Longboat Inn York - Table Table Review As a family we're pretty good at eating out. We've always done it, ever since the children were little, and I think it's pretty much our only extravagant expenditure these days - since we can't go out in the evenings and all. Therefore luckily our...
  • Stripes, jeans and anchors!I have been trying desperately NOT to spend money recently, which partly explains my lack of posting recently, but having had a bit of time this afternoon to browse the Spring/Summer offerings of my fav shops, I thought it would be churlish not to sh...
  • Christmas Sales Fashion Picks!This is the first time in quite a while that I've been excited about the Christmas sales - this time last year I was 20 weeks pregnant and the year before, well it's a blur. I always prefer the sales at this time of year to any other - usually it's s...
  • The Book of Everyone Review
    on Dec 11, 2015
    One of the biggest perks of being a blogger, are the great products I get to review, and this one is a cracker! I was approached by the lovely people at The Book of Everyone to see if I would like to review a book for Christmas - however it's my husb...
  • DC Super Hero Girls
    on Dec 6, 2015 in DC Super Hero Girls
    When I was a little girl, there were precious few girl heroes in cartoons. Even the ones who were pretty awesome also had to be beautiful, which basically means not only do you have to look amazing, but it helps if you are super strong and have super...
  • How to spend time online...
    on Dec 3, 2015 in fashion warehouse clothes
    I sometimes wonder what mums did before the time of facebook. God it was lonely. We had to rely on emails, and people wrote LONG ones. Ridiculously long. And they had to be funny! Oh yes, if they weren't funny they wouldn't get responded to. Those ar...
  • How to Host a Successful Birthday Party in Five Easy Steps
    on Nov 11, 2015
    While the message of the popular hit song, ‘it’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to’ resonates for its humour and truth, the fact of the matter is that most of us throwing a birthday party do not want to be putting on such displays of emotio...
  • Yorkshire Bank Bike Libraries Partnership!
    on Nov 3, 2015
    When I was a child I was always on my bike. We lived on a "modern" estate which was very soulless, but was actually great for children to grow up on. There was hardly any traffic so we could easily play tennis and football in the road, and I rode ar...
  • Kids On A Train: What You Should Know
    on Oct 28, 2015
    After the kids watched a Christmas movie about a young boy who travels to the North Pole on a  train they decided that they wanted to go on a train journey during the following holidays. The fact  that I’ve always sort of romanticized this type o...
  • Jamie's Italian LeedsSo it's no secret that we love eating out as a family. It's something we did regularly together well before we had children and as soon as Son 1 was born, we introduced him to the joys of eating out early on. All our children are used to sitting in r...
  • Roxy Lanes Leeds ReviewAs a family we love a bit of bowling. What's not to like? Family fun? Check! A bit of competitiveness? Check! Problem is that I really do NOT like most bowling alleys. They are kind of dated looking and I always leave feeling slightly grubby, not lea...
  • Be Cool Scooby Doo! Giveaway Time!
    on Oct 26, 2015
    There's nothing more entertaining than rewatching retro cartoons from childhood - and of course singing the theme tunes. Lol. One of my favs was Scooby Dooby Doo. I think there are few of us who didn't hide behind the sofa during the scary bits in S...
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