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Cheaper Alternatives you Should Consider

Engagement RingWe often buy the things that we think we are supposed to - which leads to the tendency to overspend. If it’s a difficult or emotional situation then this tendency to overspend increases. We’ve brought you some tips on how you can save money if you are willing to at least consider the cheaper alternatives.

Toddlers - The REAL Essentials

Toddler SleepWe previously brought you an article on ‘Saving Money on Baby Essentials’ so we thought it would be helpful to follow on with essential items you will need if you’ve got a toddler. This may also come in handy if you want to buy your friends a really useful gift if they’ve got toddlers!

Know Your Delivery Rights to get What you Deserve!

Parcel and moneyWe’ve all been there. You order something or schedule a service, and you’re told you need to wait at home. It could be for an entire day or just a few hours, but no matter how long you’re told to wait, it can still completely disrupts your day..

The only thing that can make it worse is if the delivery or service installation is late. Worse still, they don’t show up at all!  Don't be the victim, here is what you should do...

Bargain Shopping Month by Month – Our Guide

Monthly Bargains

Retailers operate on a need-demand basis, which means when the need is low, so are the prices. While this makes sense in theory, it can be a bit hard to adjust your shopping around this 'low demand' time, especially if you have no idea when it is. So if if you’re planning to make any big purchases in the near future, you might want to refer to this handy guide beforehand. Waiting a few weeks could save you hundreds of pounds.

Making a First Birthday Special - But on a Budget!

Baby Present Your little one may not remember all the special details of his/her 1st birthday, but you will! And so will your guests. Memories may fade, but the pictures will last a lifetime, so you will want to make this event extra special. On a budget? No worries. You can add personal, homemade detail that will make this 1st birthday party an event to remember. Here are the 10 easiest ways to make a 1st birthday special while sticking to your budget.

How to Save on Your Wedding

Wedding RingsEven though 22% of brides say they are going to adjust their budget due to the change in economic climate, over 50% accept they would be going over budget.

It is now becoming more popular to say you are going to save money on a wedding. But, now it’s not only popular, for most of us, it’s a necessity.  So, here are our favorite ideas on how to...

Cheap Freezer Meals... For Those Busy Weekdays

Fish Pie FrozenWe all have days where we simply run out of hours in the day and when it comes to cooking an evening meal we just don’t have the time. We’ve brought you some cheap freezer meal ideas that you can prepare in advance for an average family of four and can be cooked without much preparation.

Money Saving Hacks We SHOULD Learn From Our Mums

Mums - Learning From their Hacks to Save Money

Long gone are the days where you rolled your eyes at your Mum and shrugged while muttering ‘whatever’ under your breath because now you’re a parent. A parent who’s realised that your Mum was pretty much spot on all those years ago, much to your secret disappointment ;)

In fact, so spot on that I’m now going to tell you exactly how we should be copying our Mum’s tips, hacks and tricks of the parental trade to save ourselves plenty of pennies

Top 37 Tips for Budget Conscious Makeup Enthusiasts

Makeup tips on a budgetAre you a makeup enthusiast? We've brought you 37 top tips for if you're trying to stick to a budget.

Don’t Stress! Christmas Presents Aren’t That Important

Christmas PresentsAs parent, Christmas is always on our minds in one form or another as we all know what that means. Time to start making lists and working overtime and putting aside money for the huge event that is Christmas day. If you’re anything like us, you’ll probably check out as many stores as possible to make sure your children get what they really want for Christmas. After all, giving presents is a huge part of what makes Christmas, right? 

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