In Longford 11-year-old Imogen O'Connor is busy re-negotiating her pocket money with her parents Des and Mary. Will pester power work in her favour this time?
In Stepaside Dave and Laura have accepted that they'll be staying put for the foreseeable future and set about making the house work for them. The family decide to convert one of the children's bedrooms into a playroom and Ella shows them how to make the most of their deck area by cultivating a vegetable patch. Dave and Conor sample the home brew that's been fermenting for the past four weeks.
Meanwhile in Howth there are two new arrivals - a crafty fox has his eye on Larry and Lilly the resident chickens and the McGregor's new baby Larry also arrives on the scene.
Pocket Money Scheme:
(in this case 15 euro per week for Imogen)
Craic Money - 40% €6 anything sweets, comics, cinema.
Short term Savings - 20% €3 for an upcoming birthday gift for friends, school tour spending money.
Rainy Day Money - 30% €4.50 long-term savings, not to be touched.
Giving Money - 10% €1.50 for Charity of their choice
Salvage Yard Shopping
Ella and Laura visited ST Salvage Yard in Dolphins Barn, Dublin 8 www.stsalvage.ie
Reduce Your Bin Charges
‘Get Rid of your Bin and Save Money’ Fedhlim Harty Mercier Press 2009
Get rid of stuff you don’t need and find stuff you do: