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Posts written in December, 2010

2011… a new year, a happier money saving lifestyle!

Posted by Kate Naylor on December 31st, 2010 at 12:01pm

Decided on your new year’s resolutions yet? Do you make negative new year’s resolutions or positive ones? There’s a big difference. Did you know it’s much easier to stick to positive resolutions than negative? We think new year  should be a happy time, not a time where you beat yourself up and make yourself miserable!  How about resolving…read more

Our top 5 money saving tactics for 2010

Posted by Kate Naylor on December 30th, 2010 at 11:52am

It’s almost the end of 2010 so we thought it’d be a good idea to jot down our top five money saving tactics for the year. Here they are. Bear them in mind throughout 2011 and see how much cash you can squirrel away for treats and fun!  Only buy the things you fall in love with, genuinely desire…read more

Save useful stuff for next Christmas!

Posted by Kate Naylor on December 29th, 2010 at 10:58am

Have you chucked all your Christmas stuff away or is your home still stuffed to the gills with tinsel, wrapping paper, turkey, greetings cards and decorations? We tend to throw all manner of useful stuff away at this time of year so think twice before ramming it in the bin. Some stuff’s useful. Save it ’til next year and use…read more

Season’s greetings to all our discount code customers

Posted by Kate Naylor on December 24th, 2010 at 9:39am

Whether or not you celebrate Christmas, it’s always good to have a break and treat yourself to a rest, rich food and good company in the dead of winter. Before Christianity, people celebrated the winter solstice at this time of year. The days start getting longer and the fresh new year hints at warmer weather to come within a…read more

Do something different on Boxing Day!

Posted by Kate Naylor on December 23rd, 2010 at 9:04am

Some people are fully booked on Boxing Day visiting family and friends. Others have the day free to relax. But if you’re the type of person who feels Christmas Day involves quite enough relaxing and you’re fidgeting by the time Boxing Day rolls around, you’ll be dying to DO something!   Everything’s shut on Boxing Day so you’re…read more

Resist last minute extravagances and save cash this Christmas!

Posted by Kate Naylor on December 22nd, 2010 at 9:41am

If you were hoping to drop your last bits and bobs in the post first class today, you’re too late. But there’s still Royal Mail Special Delivery, the final posting day for which is 23rd if you want your stuff to arrive by Christmas.  If you’ve got everything done, well done. It’s time to relax….read more

Last minute Christmas parcel emergency? Use Parcelpoint!

Posted by Kate Naylor on December 21st, 2010 at 9:06am

Is there a Parcelpoint shop in your local area? Check Google and see. If so, you’re in luck! Some Royal Mail post offices still shut on Wednesday afternoons. Some close on Saturday afternoons too.  The Royal Mail is an excellent organisation and our postmen and women work their butts off at this time of year. But it…read more

Discount code heaven: our top six featured retailers

Posted by Kate Naylor on December 20th, 2010 at 9:45am

It’s almost Christmas and it’s snowing again. It’s beautiful to look at. It turns everything into a winter wonderland. But it’ also a pain in the proverbial!  Christmas deliveries are being disrupted all over the UK and, in some parts of the country, there are massive delivery log  jams. The good news? In other parts of…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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