Welcome to Budget-Mum! My name is Hannah but most people in my house call me Mum. I have three children, one husband and a very aggressive cat. Like many other families we run on love, laughter and a low income. Here I share my parenting experiences, ideas and tips for how to keep your kids happy, your family fed, and still have enough money left over for a bottle of wine!

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Recent Posts

Chores for Children

Let’s talk about chores for children. I recently had a conversation with a friend about the jobs that my children do at home. Honestly, her reaction was what you’d expect if I’d told her I had sent them to a Victorian England workhouse. In defence of myself, I explained that I want my children to…Continue reading »

Dates with My Daughters on A Budget

The bond between mother and daughter is something unique. For me and my girls, the bond runs deep and strong. It’s like I have created two small besties. I’m not talking a ‘Weird Science’ set up, but since the moment I had them, I have given everything to make sure they are loved, cared for…Continue reading »

Vanilla Fossil Biscuits

These delicious biscuits are great for baking with children. They require few ingredients and are extremely easy to do. This recipe has been used in my family for generations. One of the great things about the simplicity of these is that you can vary your shape and design for any occasion. You Will Need 200g…Continue reading »

Chocolate Bark

This recipe is the epitome of fake baking. With very few ingredients, zero cooking time and a vast variety of flavours, this is everything a busy parent needs in order to trick their children into thinking they are baking, without doing any actual baking! An extra bonus with this delectable treat is that the end…Continue reading »


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