I’m quite a frugal spender – I like to shop but I try to keep my purchases small and low cost to enable me to save as much money as possible. My flat is currently up for sale and we’re hoping to buy a house together soon, which means saving up as much as we can to add to our deposit! Everyone has their own ways of spending and saving their hard earned cash, but here are a few things that work for me personally: Savings Accounts Lets start with something boring – bank accounts! I have both a current…

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Whether you’re the kind of person who revels in the Christmas buzz, or whether you’d rather spend the festive period alone with a good book, you’re likely feeling the pinch this January! What with family and friends to buy presents for, all the food and Christmas parties, topped off with a New Years big night out – December hits us all in the pocket. Tips for better financial planning this new year are something we could all use – especially if you’re new to budgeting or you’re wanting to get better at saving for your future. If you want to…

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Hi all. I’ve been thinking of doing this post for a while now, an update to this post I did almost 2 years ago now (time flies eh?). I’m sure you all know I’m quite a frugal spender, and I like to keep my purchases small and cheap. But I don’t feel that I lack anything materialistic in my life, in fact, I am fortunate enough to have a bedroom full of stuff. But this is all thanks to my thrifty ways, so here’s my top tips to save yourself some money! Although I must say I’m no money saving…

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Happy Black Friday everyone! I’m sure almost all of you must have spent this morning browsing a few of the Black Friday sales online, so I thought I’d do a related money-saving post aimed at bloggers who spend a lot of time and money hitting the shops.  Every girl wants to have it all but how can we manage to look gorgeous, eat well and still have a fabulous social life when our piggy bank is feeling a tad under the weather? Our bank accounts hate us and the whole world thinks that we get everything for free, but for…

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It’s almost the weekend.. yay! I’ve not been ‘out’ since New Years Eve so tonight I shall be having a little drinky with my old work friends hopefully, and then next weekend I’ll see Terri again for Stoke fun! Yay! But anyway.. here’s a little post on the most recent £1 beauty buys I’ve picked up from Poundland, which is probably fast becoming my favourite shop! The photos were taken after a few seperate trips as their stock changes over pretty quick! I bought these adorable little haircare bottles from the Mark Hills De Frizz range; a nourishing shine shampoo…

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I’ve recently been invited by Voucher Codes to take part in their new Life Hacks challenge! I’m sure you’ve all gathered by now that I’m quite the bargain hunter and a general all round thrifty being. I love to get a good deal, and I never buy anything without first making sure I’m getting the most for my money. I think this used to be thought of as a bit stingy, but I’ve noticed in recent years, this kind of thing is generally more accepted. There was probably a time when some people wouldn’t step foot in a discount store…

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