Category: Saving Money

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Car boot sales vs jumble trails

This weekend I was lucky enough that there was a car boot sale on near me, but there was also a “Jumble Trail”. I’ve been going to car boot sales on and off over the summer, however I have never been to a “Jumble Trail” before. I decided to do some very scientific research and Read the rest

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How to save £100 a month without really trying

Where I work, there is no parking. It is in a town centre and there is a council car park across the road. The parking is only £5 for the whole day which really isn’t that bad, until you realise that is £25 a week, or £100 a month! I am basically paying to be Read the rest

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Why Borrow My Doggy is a dog lover’s dream

I know so many people who want a dog but find the costs or their lifestyles are prohibitive for them. There’s also the issue of people working longer hours than ever. They don’t feel it’s fair to leave their dogs cooped up all day, but the cost of doggy day care or a dog walker Read the rest

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Weddings on a budget

One of my friends got married last month. It was a beautiful day and she really did look like a princess. I knew her and her now husband had a wedding budget for their big day, so I wanted to find out how they planned it and how they put together such a beautiful day

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How to get O2 priority on ANY network

 

O2 priority has some amazing benefits and offers. Whilst the legendary £1 Boots meal deal is no longer, there are loads of other ways to make the most of it. My favourite things about it are:

  • Priority Tickets allows you to presales for various events at O2 venues,
  • The regular competitions available which you
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How to get cheap West End Theatre Tickets

I love going to the theatre, and having The West End on my doorstep is a blessing. Saying that, it is not a cheap hobby or habit. Ever heard of theatre ticket lotteries? This is one of my new favourite finds. In short, a show runs a ballot where you can apply for reduced tickets … Read the rest

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Meerkat Movies Hack

I love going to the cinema, but it’s really expensive. My friends and I are used to finding ways of making it as cheap as possible. We are big fans of Meerkat Movies. For those of you living under a rock, it is an offer from Comparethemarket.com which when you enrol, gets you BOGOF on … Read the rest

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How to get cheap flights

I don’t really like paying full price for anything unless I really have to. Pretty much every purchase I make is however contributing towards savings on my next holiday. How? I make sure I get cheap flights! Supermarket reward cards are the best for this. I buy the vast majority of my grocery shopping and … Read the rest

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Why I always (try to) take a packed lunch

One of my biggest expenses is food. We all have to live, but by not meal planning and buying prepared meals or fast food, the costs can really add up. It’s why I always try to take a packed lunch to work. Sometimes this might be a meal I heat up at work, sometimes it … Read the rest