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Some thrifty tips to help with the food shop

Some thrifty tips to help with the food shop

Moving house has been quite an ordeal over Christmas, New Year and my birthday. Lots of food has been eaten, however our budget has shrunk. We have had to pay out a lot more money than ever before as we’ve bought our first house. Here are some tips on how we keep the cupboards stocked up and our tummies happy. And our obsession with garlic bread... VIEW the POST

Staying in the black this New Year

Staying in the black this New Year

If there’s one thing better than a good Christmas, it’s a relatively debt free New Year. Of course, when it comes to Christmas spending, too many of us go overboard, thinking that if everyone else is maxing out their credit cards, it must be alright? Well, yes and no, because come January, everyone’s also living on dry bread and water. Here’s how to avoid this annual debt trap. Oh and we bought a house too! VIEW the POST

6 Healthy meals for a quick frying pan meal

When it comes to healthy eating, you should have a variety of quick-and-easy recipes on hand that you can whip up when you’re on the go. A high-quality frying pan is the most versatile cooking tool for simple, healthy meals. Here are six frying-pan-meals that will suit your healthy habits and busy lifestyle, some non-vegetarian options too.  …

My thrifty Christmas bag tip for 2017 #Christmas

My thrifty Christmas bag tip for 2017 #Christmas

I spend lots of money each year decorating the Christmas gifts, I want them to look perfect. So I will buy wrapping paper, pretty string and ribbons, bows and Kraft tags to decorate myself too. I have great plans for my Cricut machine again this year, so I can get crafty with some of the wrapping. But I started to think about how I can reduce the costs and still be happy with my creations.  VIEW the POST

Shopping for style without breaking the bank

Shopping for style without breaking the bank

Shopping is one of the most enjoyable times you could indulge in (assuming you have money) but we can get easily carried away. In fact, it’s entirely possible to go on a spending spree and come back with plenty of new garments yet still have enough cash left over to get home. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of tips that will help you make the most of your next big shopping spree so you can look stylish without making a huge dent in your wallet.VIEW the POST

What you don’t know about “Out of Contract”

These days, broadband is a basic necessity, like gas and electricity. Unfortunately, some of the sharp charging practices that were discovered in those industries, are now being used in the broadband business. Consumers can find themselves paying hundreds of pounds more than they should do, due to costs called “out of contract” charges. Read on to avoid being overcharged… …