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Posts written in June, 2010

Energy saving lightbulbs are getting better!

Posted by Kate Naylor on June 30th, 2010 at 9:05am

Did you try energy saving lightbulbs when they first came out? If so you probably found yourself blundering around in a nasty, yellowy gloom for a few minutes before they brightened fully. Many of us gave up in disgust, returning to traditional bulbs. And many of us haven’t tried low energy bulbs since. But it’s time to revisit them……read more

Learn to DIY and save £££s

Posted by Kate Naylor on June 29th, 2010 at 9:34am

Don’t know a thing about DIY? Wouldn’t know a packet of all-purpose filler if it bit you? Learn a handful of simple DIY skills and you can save a load of cash instead of calling out the professionals for straightforward household repairs. Your local technical college will probably run a DIY course. They generally cost around £100,…read more

Free champagne!

Posted by Kate Naylor on June 28th, 2010 at 9:48am

Free champagne? Yup, free! Make your own elderflower champagne, as shown on TV by chef Hugh Fernley Whittingstall, in just 13 days, and you’ll save cash as well as enjoying the feeling you’ve reconnected with nature. It’s pretty easy to make wine from almost anything. Grass, nettles, carrots, whatever. But elderflower champagne is even easier because elderflowers contain their own supply of yeast. Some…read more

Woolworths discount codes…. yes, it’s Woolworths!

Posted by Kate Naylor on June 25th, 2010 at 9:06am

It’s almost eighteen months since the old high street favourite Woolworths bit the dust and closed, leaving 800 or so empty retail premises in prime locations all over the UK. But did you know they’d set up shop online? It’s nearly a year since Woolworths was bought by Daily Telegraph owners David and Frederick Barclay and turned into an online-only ecommerce business. Woolworths’…read more

Go Freeview and save up to £600 a year!

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

How many TV channels does your TV package include? If you’ve gone for Sky or Virgin you could be paying up to £50 a month for hundreds of channels, most of which – let’s face it – are crap! The UK will be switching off analogue soon and there are literally hundreds of brilliant television offers out there. So that’s…read more

Steer clear of uneccessary insurance policies

Posted by Kate Naylor on June 23rd, 2010 at 8:52am

Have you come across payment protection insurance? What about extended warranties? Many people believe neither is necessary. Payment protection insurance is offered by banks, building societies, loan companies and mortage lenders. It is designed to make your loan payments for you if you lose your job or become too ill to work. It’s well known for being…read more

Cut the cost of posh summer salads!

Posted by Kate Naylor on June 22nd, 2010 at 9:50am

There’s nothing better than a crisp, crunchy, tangy salad on a hot summer’s day, laced liberally with herbs and seed sprouts. But fresh supermarkert herbs and sprouts are expensive. Luckily they’re both really easy to grow! And even better, we carry a great choice of gardening discount codes so you might even be able to pick up the…read more

3 ways to save cash on food

Posted by Kate Naylor on June 21st, 2010 at 9:50am

If you’re looking for ways to cut back on the outgoings food is one of the easiest ways to save, but there’s no need to compromise on quality. Here’s our top 3 simple tips for saving cash on eating in… and out! You can save a load of money by changing from your favourite brands…read more

Hey there, I'm 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 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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