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Posts written in May, 2010

Save money TWICE by recycling your old mobile phones!

Posted by Kate Naylor on May 28th, 2010 at 9:00am

How many dead mobile phones do you have hanging around in your house, gathering dust? One of the newest ways to save bundles of cash is to sell your old mobiles for re-use or recycling. But if you’re extra clever you can save money twice!    We love a double whammy! So how does it work? Find out the value…read more

Save electricity in a few simple steps

Posted by Kate Naylor on May 27th, 2010 at 10:27am

It’s easy to save money on electricity. Before you head for our excellent appliance discount codes, make a few simple changes to your normal everyday habits. Things that heat up are the most energy-hungry of all. Here’s a few handy tips about cooling your electricity bill right down: unplug or turn off microwaves, ovens, computers, monitors, TVs, radios, mobile phone…read more

Save money on your water bills

Posted by Kate Naylor on May 26th, 2010 at 9:37am

Water is water is water, right? We’ve become so used to taking water for granted that we’ve forgotten its value. Unless, of course, you’ve fitted a water meter. Once you see those numbers whizzing round on the meter’s dial as you use it up, you remember you’re paying for every drop - and your water suddenly becomes much more precious.  So why fit…read more

FREE entertainment across the UK!

Posted by Kate Naylor on May 25th, 2010 at 10:58am

The school summer holidays are looming and parents all over the UK are preparing themselves for the onslaught… several weeks of trying to keep bored, fractious children entertained without spending a king’s ransom.   In the olden days our parents threw us out of the house every morning and we’d play out on the streets from dawn…read more

Do a ‘Gok Wan’ and save a fortune on great clothes!

Posted by Kate Naylor on May 24th, 2010 at 9:40am

It’s bang on trend. It’s all over the TV. It’s covered extensively in the media. It’s fashion with a twist. And Gok Wan is Captain of the recycled clothing flagship!  How much do you spend on clothes? If you’re a firm fan of TK Maxx and Primark you’ll spend less than if you’re hooked on designer labels. Either…read more

Save a fortune getting your driveway back in shape…

Posted by Kate Naylor on May 21st, 2010 at 11:00am

We’ve just had the builders in. And boy, did they leave our tarmac driveway in a terrible state! Weeks of being covered in bricks, concrete dust, sand, gravel and hardcore took their toll and instead of a smart, black driveway, we were faced with a stained, dusty nightmare that made the whole front of our house look…read more

It’s incredibly boring… but true!

Posted by Kate Naylor on May 19th, 2010 at 3:30pm

Try not to nod off. We’re about to tell you how to save a small fortune…  if  if you can bear the desperate tedium of shopping around for low cost home insurance! But hang on a minute… it isn’t half as bad as it used to be. Some insurance companies have finally realised that insurance is…read more

Discount codes – a world of exciting opportunities!

Posted by Kate Naylor on May 17th, 2010 at 11:54am

If you’re one of those people who think discount codes only cover household goods and dull stuff,  think again. They open up a world of excitement, covering a vast range of unusual services, experiences and adventures. How about exploring your family’s distant past with your kids this summer, for a start? Our findmypast.co.uk discount codes let you…read more

Hey there, I'm Katie...

Katie

I live just outside Brighton, high up on the South Downs, with my fiancé Tony and our three cats.

I’m dedicated to saving money, spending less, buying wisely and generating cash from the stuff I no longer want.

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Hi, I'm Jenny...

Jenny

Hi there, I’m Jenny, a brand new mum living in the heart of Essex with a passion for making the pounds look after themselves!

I’m here to pass on all that I’ve learnt about baby saving, looking good on a budget and to keep you guys up to date with what's hot on the money saving blog scene.

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