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The Vintage Sink Saga


Before our renovation began came a few months of researching and sourcing the fixtures and fittings we would need to create our home. One thing we picked out was a vintage sink for our bathroom, from an architectural salvage yard. We adored the shape, the logo and the beautiful taps and although it didn’t actually […]

£7.50 of free fuel!

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Here’s a very quick and useful tip to bag yourself £7.50 of free fuel, which with sliding oil prices means your next top could be a real bargain, bringing your average price per litre down to under £1! So how does it work? Put simply, TopCashback are giving £7.50 back to every new member who […]

Poundland Hair Slides

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A couple of weeks ago when I was browsing the aisles of my local Poundland I spotted these sweet little hair slides. Now on the original, plastic packaging they didn’t look so hot but imagine these repackaged into something a bit more crafty and they look a lot, lot better. Your imagination is your only […]

Renovation Update – Christmas on a building site

christmas on a building site A THRIFTY MRS

*American voice* Previously on Renovation Updates : We finally got hot water, our bathroom was pretty much finished, the plasterer had plastered every stationary surface within a 4 mile radius, an extension had been removed, our roof had been raised, we had no back door, our kitchen had started going in and our foreman had […]



Our renovations are still ongoing and will be for sometime. The builders hope to finish within the next week to ten days but once they are gone we still have a lot of projects to undertake ourselves. I’m really looking forward to having the house to ourselves though! Here comes the roof! #thriftyreno A photo […]