Free £5 Argos Toy Voucher When You Donate Toys to Barnardo’s


How do you fancy doing your bit for charity and nabbing yourself a fiver worth of Argos toy vouchers? I spotted this deal in the window of my local Barnardo’s charity shop when out and about trying to find a Halloween costume in the charity shops. It’s pretty simple, until 20th November 2015 if you donate […]

Frugal Fashion Friday

frugal fashion friday

My outfit today is making me smile, it’s a frugal fashion Friday triumph, at least in my head. I picked up the Celfie t-shirt in a charity shop yesterday for 99p, the polka dot skirt came my way via a charity shop a couple of years ago and I expect I paid no more than £3 […]


It’s no secret I love charity shops. I liked visiting them as a child and as a teenager I fell head over heels in love with the amazing source of alternative clothing. My love for them will probably continue for a long time but there’s something you should know – charity shops are not your […]

Organising your charity shop donations

My rule with clothes, bits and bobs for the house and furniture (heck, anything) is a strict one in, one out. Usually most items head off to the charity shop because I feel it is good to put back into the system I get so many delicious bargains from. I always have a canvas tote […]

Thrifty Gifty Idea

Bonjour your face. Of the thrifty variety? In need of a gift for someone else of the thrifty variety or friend starting down the thrifty path? Why not do something sweet and simple like take your friend shopping?  Draw up a homemade coupon (lots of links below) for a day at your favourite charity shop […]