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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.

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.

Make Your Groceries Last Longer With These 16 Tips

Fresh Vegetables

Being frugal isn’t always about saving money at the shops, it’s about making the most out of the items you have aleady. This can be done in a variety of ways, but one of the most significant is to make your groceries last longer. After all, groceries are a huge part of your monthly costs and keeping them around longer can only help you save in the long run

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...

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. 

Cheapest Way to Get Married - The Cake

Flowers on CakeThe cost of a wedding and a reception soon adds up. Having a wedding cake is a must for a lot of brides but it’s far from being cheap. If the price per slice is too much to handle, read our helpful tips to cut your wedding cake budget which all will help towards saving money on your big day.

The Top 15 Reasons To Shop at ALDI

ALDI Baked BeansMany people have never shopped at ALDI for various different reasons. Sometimes it is fear of the unknown. We’ve brought you 15 reasons to shop at ALDI which will hopefully encourage you to give it a go and save money on your weekly shop.

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!

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.

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