Start Saving For Summer With Swagbucks

All throughout June you can earn large bonuses when sign up as my referral on Swagbucks. Swagbucks is a rewards site where you earn points (called SB) for things you’re probably doing online already, like searching the web, watching videos, shopping, discovering deals, and taking surveys. Then you take those points and exchange them for gift cards to places like Amazon, Target, or PayPal cash. When you sign up through me this month, you can earn a 500 SB bonus! Here’s how: 1. Sign up using this link: https://bit.ly/2kN6KCp 2. Earn 500 SB total before July 1st, 2018. You’ll get a

Last Minute Penny Pinching Ideas For Christmas

With Christmas being less than 2 months away, it’s getting the the time where people start to panic buy, put purchases on credit cards and figure out how they’re going to pay for a Christmas they maybe cannot afford. There is still loads of time save some money so here are some last minute penny pinching ideas for Christmas! Loyalty Cards I have a Sainsbury’s Nectar card which I use on a daily basis. We live across the road from Sainsbury’s so this is where I do all of my shopping. I try to save my points up all year

Swagbucks Swago: Shopping Edition is Back!

The holidays are close and the online rewards site Swagbucks has a smart and fun way for you to earn and save while you spend. Swagbucks is hosting another round of Shopping Swago! What is SWAGO you ask? It’s a bingo-inspired promotion run by Swagbucks, a website that rewards you with points (called SB) for completing everyday online activities. You can redeem those SB for free gift cards. If you’ve never used Swagbucks, participating in SWAGO is a great introduction to the site and an easy way to earn a good amount of points quickly. Click here to get started!

Christmas Shopping: Online VS In Store

Christmas will be here before you know it and just recently, I’ve been thinking about how I like to do my Christmas shopping. With Erin’s birthday being on New Year’s Day, Christmas is a very busy time of year for us and it could all get a bit manic… if I let it. I certainly can’t afford to pay for Christmas and Erin’s birthday within the space of a few short months so this is the best way for me. SwiftMoney recently surveyed 1000 members of the British public and found that 54% prefer in-store shopping, compared to 46% online. I honestly didn’t

Vivus, the savvy borrower’s loan

With Christmas just around the corner I’m sure we’re all quite strapped for cash. If something went wrong at home, what would you do? Could you cope without your heating or hot water until your next pay day? We live in an old, Victorian house that has loads of things that need fixing or updating. I know if we had an emergency at home right now we would really struggle to pay to fix it, no matter what that was. I definitely wouldn’t want the stress of trying to figure out where to get the money from right on top

The sacrifices we make

My mum came to stay recently and we got to talking about the classes that Erin attends during the week. A friend had asked how we manage to afford so many classes. As a mum themselves, she knows they don’t come cheap! Currently, Erin goes to four different baby classes each week. These are as follows: Monday – Swimming (£91 a term; about 12 weeks) Tuesday – Baby Yoga (£30 for 6 weeks) Wednesday – Music in Motion (£40 for 12 weeks) Friday – Baby Sensory (£70 for 10 weeks) For roughly 12 weeks of everything that comes to a massive £261! Now, as we have