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Posts written in August, 2010

Save cash and have a giggle with DIY pizza

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 31st, 2010 at 8:29am

It’s family entertainment and good food rolled into one! If you’re hooked on takeaways, save money by creating  family sized mega-pizzas or individual mini pizza masterpieces yourself. It’s so easy. DIY pizza once a week and you’ll soon see the cash savings stacking up. The only challenging bit about baking a pizza is the dough…read more

Go wild in the country and exercise your right to roam!

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 30th, 2010 at 8:23am

There’s nothing more lovely than the great British countryside. And it’s free to explore. Recent ‘Right to Roam’ legislation has opened up thousands of square miles of beautiful countryside to the public, and outdoor fun is a big hit this summer. Here’s a few tips for things to do out in the wilds with your…read more

Save money with National Trust membership

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 27th, 2010 at 8:22am

The National Trust looks after countless gorgeous, ancient and exciting stately homes and mansions, castles and ancient monuments, historic sites and huge gardens. If you want to take the family to a National Trust attraction as a one-off it’ll cost you quite a lot of money. But buying membership is a really good way to…read more

Save money (and more) by NOT using a dishwasher!

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 26th, 2010 at 9:48am

Dishwashers save you loads of time. Or do they? If you’re about to buy a new dishwasher, hold your horses. There might be much better things to spend your hard earned cash and our discount codes on!  Have you ever timed yourself washing up by hand versus using a dishwasher? Or calculated how much water they use?…read more

Go girls… let’s have a bin-bag party!

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 25th, 2010 at 9:20am

If you’ve ever coveted your friends’ clothes, here’s your chance to get your hands on them for free. And you’ll have a fantastic evening in while you’re at it! How? Arrange a bin bag party. Our money saving tips usually involve both genders but this one’s for the girls. Most men would find a clothes swapping evening the…read more

Money-saving serendipity…

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 24th, 2010 at 9:21am

We’ve mentioned before how curbing your impulse shopping results in you only buying the stuff you need, and being able to afford to buy good quality products because you’re not frittering your cash away on rubbish. All good stuff. But there’s yet another cash saving silver lining when you buy wisely. We’ve got too used to throwing things away….read more

Time to look at some of our most exciting discount codes…

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 23rd, 2010 at 9:55am

Our blog’s full of unusual and exciting money saving ideas. But one of the best ways to save large amounts of cash is right here on-site. Here’s a run-down of some current discount codes designed to make your retail heart beat faster. Remember there’s no virtue in buying new stuff just for the sake of it… curb your impulses! But there’s a lot to…read more

Swap your stuff and save cash!

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 20th, 2010 at 8:58am

You need a basic manual lawn mower to keep your small patch of suburban garden in check. Your friends need a rabbit cage. You have a spare rabbit cage gathering dust in your garage, your friends have an old manual lawnmower cluttering up their shed. Why waste money buying new – or using valuable discount codes – when there’s no…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, I'm 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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