Carpets, cats & custard – this week's MSE Forum highlights

As we spring forward into summer time, the MSE Forum is a great place to come with your gardening and food-growing queries. 

Valencia, vegetables & very big wins – this week's MSE Forum highlights

It's been a very successful week for some compers on the MSE Forum. Join us as we dive in to some of the latest highlights.

Hens, hobs & housewarming gifts – this week's MSE Forum highlights

The MSE Forum relies on its volunteer Ambassadors who help the community run smoothly, and there's a chance to apply to join them this month. Read on for details, and our pick of the week's top threads.

Crepes, cheaper clothes & cross-stitch – this week's MSE Forum highlights

Whether you're planning a summer break, home improvements or thinking ahead to retirement, the MSE Forum is a great place to tap into the wisdom of others when preparing for a big spend. Let's explore some of this week's talking points.

Easy ways to save before hitting the ski slopes

Skiing and spending seem to go hand in hand – and even with cheap flight deals and packages, the cost of equipment and everything from a ski pass to a plate of chips seems to sky rocket when you're in the mountains. To save money, preparation is key – plan ahead and budget your spending so you hit the slopes and not your wallet.

Free and cheap World Book Day last-minute costume ideas

This year's World Book Day is Thursday 7 March, and – like most parents – it's likely you'll have the World Book Day costume stress as you strive to find the right outfit for your child but see the cost going up and up. Even home-made costumes can be pricey – but if you’re still on the hunt for the perfect costume, fear not! There are plenty of ways to nail it on a budget.

Duvets, doilies & duck – this week's MSE Forum highlights

With all eyes on the Chancellor's Budget, the MSE Forum will be the place to unpack the implications for the pound in your pocket in the week ahead.  In the meantime, we take a look back at the week gone by.