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Review - Muscle Food - Meat Delivered To Your Door?

Muscle Food - What was in the boxWe have heard a lot of people talking about muscle food and many have said that they have wanted to try them for a long time, but many seem to be a bit dubious. Some think its just for bodybuilders and others like to see their meat and check the quality of it before purchasing it.

So there was only one way to find out what this company and its so-called quality food product are like - so an order for a large variety pack was placed and here are our findings...

How to: Do Your Washing for Less

Washing PowdersWashing can be expensive and and as your family grows, so do the costs! The average family washes nearly 400 loads of laundry per year! That’s a lot of detergent... We’ve brought you some great tips to help you save money on your laundry that also have the benefit of being kinder to our environment. 

10 Ways to Save Money on Your Energy Bills

Energy Saving IdeasBesides your rent or mortgage, your energy bills are probably your biggest monthly expense. And, with the colder months looming just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start thinking of ways to save money on your energy bill. If you’ve ever considered working out ways to lower your energy consumption, but then given up because it seemed too complicated, you’re not alone - so here are a few simple things you can do that can help..

Breast Feed To Save Money

Breast FeedingFor many new mums, breast milk is the most precious source of nutrients for their baby.  Breast milk is uniquely rich in vitamins and minerals, proteins, and even contains powerful antibodies that protect newborns too.  While breastfeeding may be one of the mountains of tasks that come with a new baby at home, it's also a hidden source for saving serious money too!  Looking at the act of breastfeeding as a means for saving money reveals several surprising financial benefits for new mums.

Review - La Redoute - What Price to Pay for Quality?

La Redoute - answer to online shopping?What lady doesn't love shopping for new clothes? But finding the time to actually go out to the shops can be challenging, so most mums love online shopping...

But there is always the snag that you can't see the item before you buy it, obviously you can return it but then that can be time consuming in itself. So finding a company that does online shopping but with guaranteed quality is a must and is that where La Redoute comes in?

Please Don’t Throw These Foods Away Yet!

Food that can keepGetting good bargains isn’t always about finding items for the lowest prices, sometimes it’s about extending the life of things you already have so you don’t waste them. This is especially true with food, which seems to be getting more and more expensive every day.  Often, the actual expiry date is a lot longer than what’s written on the packaging - especially if you follow our tips on ways to keep food for longer...

How to be a Good Friend on a Budget

Friend on a budget ideasWhen you’re a busy parent, or honestly any busy adult, it can be hard to balance the things you need to do with the things you want to do. Friendships is one of the things that can take a hit when you get busy and find that cash is not readily available. You want your friends to know you value them - so here are a few ideas on how to be a good friend on a budget.

How to Raise Financially Responsible Children

SavingsTalking about finances can be extremely uncomfortable, especially when it comes to your children.  Despite feeling this way, most of us agree that we want our children to be financially responsible.

Here are a few of our favorite tips on how to raise financially responsible children.

Budget Friendly Slow Cooker Meals

Slow CookerIf you are on a budget but want to cook tasty and filling meals for your family then your slow cooker can be your best friend. We’ve brought you some great budget friendly slow cooker meal ideas to fill up an average family of four for less than £2 a meal. 

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