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Posts written in September, 2010

Save up to 10% on petrol

Posted by Kate Naylor on September 30th, 2010 at 9:38am

A lot of research has been done by people like the AA into driving cars fuel-efficiently. As it turns out, you can save up to 10% on your petrol bills by taking some simple, painless steps. Here’s the first in a series of three posts about how to drive responsibly, save fuel and take better care of the environment…read more

DIY kids parties save £100s

Posted by Kate Naylor on September 29th, 2010 at 9:13am

The trend these days is for parents to pay someone else to organise and run their kids’ birthday parties, which can costs literally hundreds of pounds. But is it money well spent? Or is taking the time – and making the effort - to create a party for your child yourself a better idea? We’d go with DIY every…read more

Little kids don’t need new clothes!

Posted by Kate Naylor on September 28th, 2010 at 10:05am

It’s surprising how expensive baby clothes and little kids’ clothes are. They’re tiny. But they cost a small fortune! The thing is, children grow out of their clothes in no time, leaving you with bundles of costly gear that’s barely been worn. That’s why so many people have turned to bartering or swapping baby and kids’ clothes…read more

This week’s top ten retail discount codes…

Posted by Kate Naylor on September 27th, 2010 at 9:46am

What’s the latest news as far as our top discount code retailers are concerned? Eating out, books, entertainment and consumer goods are popular buys at the moment. Check these out… they all deliver amazing value for money, saving you pounds on essential stuff for you and your family.  ASK discount codes – Eat out at a family-friendly ASK restaurant near you…read more

10 uses for old t-shirts

Posted by Kate Naylor on September 24th, 2010 at 9:34am

Old t-shirts are remarkably useful things. People get very attached to their Ts. And designer or limited edition t-shirts can cost a lot of dosh. Instead of chucking them out you can re-use your old t-shirts in a multitude of ways. Here’s our top five. If you’ve got any more ways to put them to good use, let us know and we’ll…read more

Allotments… the new rock ‘n’ roll!

Posted by Kate Naylor on September 23rd, 2010 at 9:05am

Everyone’s growing their own fruit, salad and veg. DIY food is red hot at the moment and allotments are the new rock ‘n’ roll! They’re perfect if your garden just isn’t big enough, or you have no garden. Sadly their increasing popularity means allotments are getting harder to come by. If you can get hold of one…read more

Free food from Britain’s hedgerows

Posted by Kate Naylor on September 22nd, 2010 at 8:46am

Discount codes aren’t the only way to save cash on your weekly shop. A lot of great food comes free! Not so long ago people made a point of collecting free food from the UK’s hedgerows. During World War 2, when rationing and shortages held an iron grip on the country’s supplies, tracking down free stuff could mean…read more

Shop around for your car insurance at renewal

Posted by Kate Naylor on September 21st, 2010 at 9:23am

Is your car insurance renewal due? If so, are you planning to let it renew automatically or shop around to find a better price? Insurance price comparison websites have hit the big time in the last couple of years and they’re a great way to cut the cost of your motor insurance, often dramatically. Here’s a list of the top…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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