How to Bag a Free Roast Dinner

How to Bag a Free Roast Dinner

Earlier this week my husband and I asked my mum if she would like to go to a local carvery for lunch and before she could reply I stated ITS…

How to Bag a Free Roast Dinner
Saving Cash on Back to School

Saving Cash on Back to School

The six-week summer holiday is almost over and parents all around the country are counting down the days until they can get some peace and quiet again – but first…

Saving Cash on Back to School
School Budget Shopping

School Budget Shopping

The school holidays are whizzing by, and at the start the thought of a whole six weeks to fill with entertaining activities seemed like an impossible mission.

School Budget Shopping
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06 Jan

The first few weeks following Christmas are some of the best times to pick up great bargains for next year. To some that may sound like a mission, but for those who watch the pennies and love a great bargain then this time is prime bargain hunting time.

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03 Jan

The frantic present buying has passed and the dinners been eaten but now what to do with all that leftover food?? Theres always turkey leftover and the inevitable pile of brussel sprouts left and its such a waste to throw them away but dont be too hasty as theres plenty of things you can do!

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29 Dec

Christmas might be over, but it’s time to flex those shopping muscles and get to work on stocking up for next year. We’re talking post-Christmas sales today, including holiday decorations, jumpers, mugs, and gifts, with deals of half off or more!

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23 Dec

Well that’s it, all the preparing is nearly over and we are just a few more days away from Santa making an appearance. I currently have 2 very excited little boys and JJ asks me everyday how many more sleeps is left.

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20 Dec

This year has been a bumper year of coupons, bargains, and deals. Week after week I’ve found unmissable items and I’m hoping 2017 will be just as good if not better. One of the biggest bargains of the year has to be Christmas.

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16 Dec

This week I’ve been busy picking up the last few presents for my boys. I’ve still got a few bits left to get for my husband but other than that I’m all done. My next challenge is Christmas dinner.

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13 Dec

2016 has been a crazy year for bargains, coupons, and opportunities. I’ve discovered my favourite charity shop, taken part in a documentary, enjoyed family days out at rock bottom prices and even passed my bargain hunting skills on.

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09 Dec

The coupon shop was for a short documentary I’ve been filming for some University students as part of their degree. Last week I did an interview with them answering all their questions about what couponing is, how it saves you money and how it has impacted my life. I was slightly terrified of doing it at first, but it ended up being a lot of fun.

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08 Dec

Tis the season to wear your best reindeer jumper! If you’re looking for festive style but don’t want to spend all your Christmas cash on new clothes, check out some ideas all under £30.

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06 Dec

It’s not long before the big day. There will be wrapping paper chaos, family and friends visiting and the inevitable emergency chairs being brought out from the back of beyond. For once I am more organised than I’ve ever been. My shopping is nearly complete and I have a turkey waiting in the freezer.

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30 Nov

Somehow November has come to an end, Christmas is less than a month away, and many of us are freaking out that we need to start shopping like … yesterday. If you’re on a budget, we’ve got some fantastic gift ideas all under £30, and you won’t have to step foot in a crowded shop to buy them!

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29 Nov

I remember my first coupon shop and I’ll never forget it. It was both nerve-racking and exhilarating at the same time. The fun part is going around picking up your items knowing that the bunch of paper in your hand is the same to you as money but when you get to the till then that’s a whole new game.

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25 Nov

I’ve been a busy elf again this week bagging more bargains for Christmas. It’s not even the end of November and I’m already nearly finished. Once presents are done it leaves me free to focus on bagging some food bargains. With it being Black Friday week, there’s been some good deals going around and I’ve managed to get some fantastic bargains.

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22 Nov

Learning skills such as knitting, sewing and embroidery also saved my granny a lot of money. Being able to make and mend your own clothes saved a fortune and these skills were also passed down to my grandma and my mother. There is nothing these incredible women can’t make.

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18 Nov

I’ve been a busy Santas elf this week hunting down bargain Christmas presents left, right and centre. Its been crazy but my hard work is paying off. Argos is brilliant at the moment for bargains. Take a look but if you find something don’t hesitate to reserve it.

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