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6 Second Hand Christmas Gifts #12DaysofThriftmas

second hand christmas gifts

If you know someone who is as into second hand and thrifty finds as you are, then why not make a pact to give each other second hand gifts this year? Not only is it great for the planet it also saves money too. Here a few examples in my life where I’ve seen people […]

Berndes Cast Iron Review + One Pot Recipe & GIVEAWAY

spicy moroccan chicken and chick pea one pot

Currently at Tesco (in store, online and fuel) for each £20 you spend you will receive a discount sticker for Berndes products. The great thing is, you receive a sticker for each £20 within a shop, so if you spend £20 you will get 1 sticker, if you spend £40 you’ll get 2 and so […]

Free Printable Advent Calendars #12DaysofThriftmas

the best free printable advent calendars

Can you believe it is almost December? 2014 is almost gone and advent is just around the corner. I’ve rounded up the best of free printable advent calendars to be found right now. 1. // 2. // 3. // 4. // 5. // 6. // 7. // 8. // 9. // 10. //   Printing out […]

How to stay warm in bed

how to stay warm in bed

Hopping into bed at night can reveal the true lack of warmth in the air. Not all of us want to sleep with the heating on and more importantly, few of us can afford to. Here are a few simple tips for keeping warm at bedtime. How to stay warm in bed 1. Switch for a […]

We broke up because of Christmas #12DaysofThriftmas


In the past few months I have sat down with 5 separate families to talk about their relationships with Christmas and money. Their responses have been interesting, emotional, frank and I hope helpful to some of you. I’m sure you can appreciate my keeping their identities anonymous and assigning them different names for the purpose […]