How to save money on your broadband and phone packages

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Seeing as the cost of living isn’t getting any cheaper, several of us are looking to save money on everyday essentials. Along with shopping around for cheaper utility bills, more and more consumers … [Continue reading]

The 4 box challenge


I was sent 4 large colourful boxes form the plastic box company. Each box was separately labelled 'keep it, store it, bin it and donate it' The .four-box’ method; a tried and tested technique … [Continue reading]

Joseph Joseph Making Baking Fun


I have recently been sent this gorgeous Joseph Joseph nest of 7 bowls to review from Such a bright and lovely colourful addition to my kitchen. As well as looking gorgoeus they are of … [Continue reading]

Easy & Healthy Halloween Snack Hacks


Shopitize, the cashback shopping app, has put together some simple, tasty, low-cost Halloween treats to make for the kids. These are just a brilliant way to have a great, fun, memorable Halloween … [Continue reading]

Beautiful Flowers and a code for 40% off

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I was delighted to be asked by Debenhams flowers if I would like to pick a bouquet to review recently and I was even more delighted when the flower delivery  arrived. I had picked the bouncing … [Continue reading]

Shared ownership: What you need to know

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  London living. It’s an enticing prospect. You don’t have to clock up significant e-mileage before you reach a compilation of reasons that herald it as the greatest city in the world. … [Continue reading]

Showroom Condition – How to Clean your Car Like a Professional

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It is always an exciting moment to be handed the keys to a shiny new car, and getting behind the wheel of that pristine vehicle makes it feel like it’s worth every penny. Most of us like to keep … [Continue reading]

Frugal Fashion – October

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Oh I have been looking around the winter trends and pastels are my pick of the season. Matalan as ever has some great fashion bargains and these are definitely on my winter wishlist. Winter at … [Continue reading]

Are You Lucky?

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What is negative equity?

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Negative equity is a term that can cause some confusion. Here is an explanation of exactly what it means and whether it is something that you need to worry about. What Is Negative … [Continue reading]

Showering Saves Money

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  When I was a child we didn't have central heating. We used to feed our electricity meter with 50p pieces and it seemed to guzzle them up (or so my mums said.) We had an old boiler that took about 1 hour to heat up and it would give you … [Continue reading]

Rainy Day Play on a Budget


When the weather turns grey and miserable, it becomes increasingly difficult to find ways of entertaining the kids. There seem to be so few options available, especially cheap ones. However, with a bit of imagination and a positive attitude, you will … [Continue reading]

Want to make big energy savings? Take the pledge today


With the Big Energy Saving Week set to take place between 20-24th October 2014, the energy saving trust are calling upon people to think more carefully about their energy consumption. So if you want to improve your bank balance and your carbon … [Continue reading]

Bonfire Night Crafts


As well as the excitement of a huge bonfire, spectacular fireworks and delicious hot food, you can make the most out of the 5th November by spending some crafty time with your kids. Here are some simple activities to bring the magic of firework night … [Continue reading]