Today’s guest post is from Fiona at Savvy in Somerset. What she doesn’t know about reduced food and reducing food waste is not worth knowing!
Buying reduced food is something I’m a little bit obsessed with. The majority of the fruit, vegetables and meat I buy comes from the reduced section and if I … Read the rest Continue Reading
Christmas can be one of the most expensive time of the year. From food, gifts and travel, it all adds up. It’s a stressful enough time, seeing people, going here there and everywhere, without the addedd financial stresses so I’ve spoken to some of the UK’s top money bloggers to find out their top tips … Read the rest Continue Reading
I’m delighted to bring you this exclusive interview with Francesca from From Pennies to Pounds – one of my favourite money blogs. She has some great tips about managing your money, especially as a single parent!
Hi Fran, thanks for taking time to be interviewed. First of all, what made you set up your … Read the rest Continue Reading
It’s day two of Second Hand September – but what is it? Well, in its simplest form, it’s a campaign organised by Oxfam to get people to say no to any new clothes in September. This is because every week 11 million items of clothing end up in landfill sites, which means the planet and … Read the rest Continue Reading
Regular readers of my blog will know I’m all about saving money. This doesn’t mean I don’t spend money or enjoy myself, but it does mean I shop around and make informed decisions about things which will impact my finances.
My mobile phone, and in particular my data, is one thing that I am not … Read the rest Continue Reading
You’ve done a clear out at home, and you don’t have either the time nor the amount of stuff to warrant doing a car boot sale, so what are the best ways of selling your goods to make a bit of extra cash? One of my favourite ways is using Gumtree. Gumtree is … Read the rest Continue Reading
I have a confession. I am addicted to property shows. From Phil & Kirsty, Drew & Jonathan and Tarek & Christina, I am obsessed! My Sky + Box is full of them, and every day I get home I have at least a couple of episodes of “Buying and Selling” or “Flip or Flop… Read the rest Continue Reading
One of my favourite shows is the HGTV original, “Flip or Flop”, shown in the UK on “W”. The premise is simple, at the time married couple Tarek El Moussa and his wife Christina buy properties, flip them, and sell them on for a profit. There is no doubt that this is an expensive and … Read the rest Continue Reading
Have you ever thought of doing mystery shopping or mystery dining? They are great ways to make some extra money, or save money on purchases you were going to make anyway.
In short you are paid to go in to a shop and complete a task, and then feedback on the service. … Read the rest Continue Reading
I’m all for saving money and living frugally, but sometimes it can be hard to remember to do this on a day to day basis. This is why I’m a big fan of the 1p Saving Challenge!
It’s a simple concept – on day 1 you save 1p, day 2 you save 2p, day … Read the rest Continue Reading