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Posts written in October, 2010

Wine discount codes for low cost vintages!

Posted by Kate Naylor on October 29th, 2010 at 9:02am

Buying wine online is a great way to snag money-off deals on booze for parties and celebrations in the run up to the festive season. Using wine discount codes saves you even more. And because you don’t need to take the car down to the off licence or local supermarket, you save on petrol too. Here’s a list…read more

Fun on the bus – Save cash by leaving your car behind

Posted by Kate Naylor on October 28th, 2010 at 8:48am

When was the last time you hopped on a bus? As well as saving money on petrol, which is extraordinarily expensive, it’s a great way to get around. Especially for fun days out. Here’s a discount codes expert’s ode to bus travel! Type ‘buses’ into Google and Brighton buses pop up close to the top of page one. So…read more

Cleaning your home on a shoestring – Part three

Posted by Kate Naylor on October 27th, 2010 at 8:59am

Here’s the third in our series of hints and tips for saving cash using everyday household stuff to keep your home sparkling clean. First, an old adversary… red wine stains! Blot red wine stains with a cloth or kitchen roll to remove as much of the liquid as possible. Then rinse the stain with cold water and rub in washing…read more

Saving money – Five cool things to do with rubber stamps

Posted by Kate Naylor on October 26th, 2010 at 9:02am

November’s on the way and Christmas is peeping over the horizon. It’s usually more of a season of manic retail excess than a season of goodwill. So we’re going to run a special Christmas countdown throughout December packed with seasonal money saving ideas. It’s our job to help you take Christmas in your stride and emerge in the New Year with your…read more

Cleaning your home on the cheap – Part 2

Posted by Kate Naylor on October 25th, 2010 at 9:03am

Here’s the second in our short series of posts about cleaning your home and belongings without resorting to chemical-filled specialist cleaning products. Good news when BBC Radio 4′s Weekend Women’s Hour this weekend covered the possibility that they could – potentially – contribute to the risk of breast cancer. The jury’s out and research is underway via various scientists, charities and…read more

Getting rid of nasty stains on the cheap – Part one

Posted by Kate Naylor on October 22nd, 2010 at 8:58am

Here’s the first post containing cool ideas for spending less on cleaning materials, using stuff you’ve got around the house instead. For a start, how do you clean burnt pans without costly chemical cleaners? Three ways: boil salty water in your pan, or washing powder and water, or neat cola. All three will do the trick in no time….read more

More things to do with vinegar – amazing stuff!

Posted by Kate Naylor on October 21st, 2010 at 9:14am

We’ve already talked about all the cool things vinegar can do around the home, saving you a chunk of cash on cleaning products. Well, there’s more. This amazing stuff helps you look good and feel good as well as cleaning your home ’til it sparkles! People with sensitive skin love white vinegar’s gentle hair conditioning properties. It’s completely…read more

The secret to happiness…

Posted by Kate Naylor on October 20th, 2010 at 9:10am

The Journal of Positive Psychology recently completed research that proved consumerism isn’t the road to happiness. Apparently buying more possessions makes us feel worse. But spending cash on new experiences and social activities makes a big difference and counts towards New Scientists’s top five ‘mood boosters’ (issue 2779 – 25th Sept 2010). Here’s the rest: writing creates…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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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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