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The Second-Hand Birthday Present Challenge

My son is turning 2 in May, and I have set myself the challenge to source as many of his birthday presents as I can can second hand. I wanted to document this to prove that it can be done, and that you can source good quality items. I am posting this now, to giveContinue reading “The Second-Hand Birthday Present Challenge”

Why to Set Up a Secret Santa with Friends and Family

Buying presents for extended friends and family can hurt your bank account. One of the best ways to cut costs is buying organising a Secret Santa. This works best when all the people involved would be buying for the same group of people you are i.e all your siblings and their children from one sideContinue reading “Why to Set Up a Secret Santa with Friends and Family”

Inexpensive Secret Santa Gift Ideas

It’s that time of year again, and whether your work colleagues organise a Secret Santa, or you are starting one with family and friends to lower the cost of Christmas, it can be daunting trying to find a gift that won’t break the bank. It can be stressful to buy a gift for someone youContinue reading “Inexpensive Secret Santa Gift Ideas”

Second- Hand Gifts? They’ll Never Know

*Disclaimer: I am a member of the Amazon Associates program. This post contains affiliate links to products. At no extra cost to you, I may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. Are you worried that your second hand gift looks exactly that… second hand? There’s nothing wrong with gifting second hand items,Continue reading “Second- Hand Gifts? They’ll Never Know”

How to Host an ‘Everything £1’ Event

I’m not going to lie and say that there isn’t a fair amount of planning involved in hosting an ‘Everything £1’ event, but get your friends involved and share the prep of what can be a potentially fruitful event for you all. You get to make money from your old bits and bobs, and potentially,Continue reading “How to Host an ‘Everything £1’ Event”

The Benefits of Meal Prepping

So, I have explained the benefits of meal planning in a previous post, but have you ever thought about meal prepping? Meal prepping is exactly how it sounds. You prepare dishes and snacks ahead of schedule to store in your fridge or freezer. Let me explain the benefits of meal prepping… Benefits of Meal preppingContinue reading “The Benefits of Meal Prepping”

Benefits of Meal Planning

If you are looking to save money on your groceries, save time wondering what you are going to cook each night, and cut the stress out of producing hearty meals for the family, then meal planning is the way to go. Why is Meal Planning so Important? Less waste. If you plan what you areContinue reading “Benefits of Meal Planning”