5 Ways To Save Money When Buying Presents

Speaking from personal experience, it is really easy to over spend or go over the top when it comes to buying presents for others. If you’re anything like me, and pick things up all through the year when I see them, the loft becomes a great hiding place but it always means I tend to forget what I’ve already bought. This means I end up with more presents than I need and spending more money than I should have. With Christmas in less than 100 days it’s really time to start thinking about ways to save money for Christmas so

Practical Ways To Save Money This Summer

The summer holidays are now in full swing and after a couple of days of rain, we are due nicer weather again for at least a couple of weeks. Even though Erin goes to nursery throughout the summer there is still the temptation to go for days out, spend money on doing things here and there and generally spending more money than normal. So, here are some practical ways to save money this summer with help from some great bloggers: Packed lunches – It’s so easy to give in to the temptation of eating out at a restaurant or a

Tips For Shopping In The January Sales

Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are out of the way it means that Christmas will be here pretty soon! That means the January sales are coming too. Well, I’m not really sure if I should call them January sales now. I remember when the sales did start after Christmas but now it seems that there are loads of sales on during the week before Christmas, which is just a bit crazy to me. People can often feel the pressure to go mad in these sales and spend money they don’t have or buy things they don’t need. I asked

Quick Ways To Save When You Have Another Mouth To Feed

So, you have a baby on the way, or your baby has already arrived. Congratulations! This is an exciting time for you, but no doubt a worrying one too. You want to make sure you have your finances in check, and plenty of money to ensure your new addition doesn’t go without. This means you need to start being a little more vigilant with your cash. Here are some quick ways to save when you have another mouth to feed: Change Your Utility Suppliers If you’ve been with the same utility suppliers for a while, the fact is you’re probably

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

Guest Post: Saving Money at Center Parcs

Today I’m hosting a guest post from Katykicker to help you save money when travelling to Centerparcs. I’m a great lover of Center Parcs and my family and I have been multiple times this year alone. I’m heading back in just a few weeks and I’m already thinking about what I’m going to take to save money at Center Parcs. I’ve got a number of tips on keeping the budget low, while still having fun, so here are my top tips: Meal plan Think about your breakfast and dinner as a minimum. Many of the on site restaurants have bargain