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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”

Simple Tips to Prevent Food Waste and Lower Grocery Costs

After posting lots of tips and tricks on preventing food waste and saving money on groceries on Instagram, I thought I’d share some here. I am a huge advocate of meal planning, food management, and preventing food waste. My grocery budget is one of my biggest household bills, and I strive to keep it low.Continue reading “Simple Tips to Prevent Food Waste and Lower Grocery Costs”

Amazon Gifts for Harry Potter Fans on a Budget

Merchandise for children’s films can be extortionate in price. I have an 8 year old daughter who is obsessed with the Harry Potter series, so I have done my fair share of Amazon scouring for inexpensive gift ideas that make great little gifts or stocking fillers. I hope my finds help you, especially with theContinue reading “Amazon Gifts for Harry Potter Fans on a Budget”

How to Winterise Your Summer Wardrobe

Autumn and winter are fast approaching, and for many that means updating the wardrobe. This can be costly, especially if your weight has changed since the previous winter or your winter clothes look a little worse for wear. I have some tips on how to modify your summer wardrobe into a winter one to saveContinue reading “How to Winterise Your Summer Wardrobe”

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”

5 Teacher Gift Ideas for Under £10

It is coming up to that time of year again… teacher gift time. Those poor souls care for and educate our children for 6 hours a day. God knows they deserve a little treat… *affiliate links are used in this post Tea Bags and Caddy Many people forget how beautiful and practical a tea giftContinue reading “5 Teacher Gift Ideas for Under £10”

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”

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”

Effective Meal Planning

If you are meal planning, then you are already winning! Saving your money, time, and sanity just by planning your meals is a no brainer, but can you meal plan more effectively? I have a few tried and tested tips for ensuring your meal planning is top notch. Check Your Pantry Before you meal plan,Continue reading “Effective Meal Planning”