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

Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup

I love soup season. This soup, with it’s seasonal veg, warms my very soul. ‘It is absolutely yum’ (the Master of Mischief, age 4) and when served up with warm and buttery crusty bread it is always a hit with the kiddies. Even my husband (Mr ‘I’m not bloody eating that’ gave it a thumbs…Continue reading »

What Happened to September?

Hello again, it has been a while.I’m going to keep this post relatively short. It has been a funny old month; I keep thinking about the Green Day song ‘wake me up when September ends’. I feel like I should have asked someone to wake me up when it started. I have had a lot…Continue reading »

Chocolate Chip Caramel Fudge Cookies

These cookies are an absolute delight, they are easy enough to make so are a fun recipe to share with children. They make a great addition to movie night treats or can be enjoyed with a nice mug of tea, coffee or hot chocolate. You will need 75g (3oz) butter (at room temp is best)…Continue reading »

How We Got School Ready

Today, the Master of Mischief started school. He left the house this morning bursting with excitement. With his book bag and lunch box in hand, he walked into the school playground no trouble at all. I ugly cried in the car for a solid 5 minutes afterwards. This is the last first day of school…Continue reading »


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