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Posts written in January, 2011

Top ten discount codes for February 2011

Posted by Kate Naylor on January 31st, 2011 at 4:00pm

Here’s our top ten discount codes for February 2011. Ten great household name retailers selling everything from food to clothing, household goods to books and music, holidays and more. Have fun! Laura Ashley discount codes*: create stunning interiors, gild your fashion lily with gorgeous accessories and look great in beautifully made clothes with our Laura Ashley discount codes….read more

Extreme money saving tips 5 – The joy of socks!

Posted by Kate Naylor on January 31st, 2011 at 9:16am

Here’s our fifth waste-busting extreme money saving idea. Socks are just socks, right? Most of us chuck them away the moment they get a bit tatty or a hole appears. But extreme money savers know there’s much more to the humble sock than meets the eye! Here’s a few cool things to do with your old socks: mend them….read more

Save cash on fun with Angels Fancy Dress discount codes

Posted by Kate Naylor on January 28th, 2011 at 4:00pm

2011 is brightening up, with Valentine’s Day the first chance many of us get to celebrate a special occasion this year. Once upon a time we just bought a valentine’s card, perhaps some flowers, and that was that. Today there’s romantic Valentine’s dinners, special nights out, weekends away, extreme activities for adrenaline-fuelled lovers and, of course, a veritable rash of fancy dress…read more

Extreme money saving tips 4 – Five top ideas for recycling

Posted by Kate Naylor on January 28th, 2011 at 9:01am

Times are tough. Every day brings news of more redundancies, layoffs, closures, reduced services, benefit cuts and price rises. Making economies is becoming more and more important to UK families. FBut fr some people saving money isn’t just a nice thing to do. It’s essential. It can make the difference between survival and financial disaster.  Luckily it isn’t…read more

Create stunning spring patios with our discount codes

Posted by Kate Naylor on January 27th, 2011 at 4:00pm

Garden centres can be remarkably expensive places. Nurseries are generally cheaper for plants. But if you’re after a suite of lovely pots for the patio, or to cheer up the front of your home this spring, you can easily spend £100 on a single big, impressive ceramic planter with a coloured glaze or decoration. Ouch! Here’s how…read more

Extreme money saving tips 3 – Re-using cutlery trays

Posted by Kate Naylor on January 27th, 2011 at 9:27am

It’s difficult to break up and destroy plastic cutlery trays. They’re usually made from rock solid, durable plastic or wood. Some plastics can be recycled, others can’t. So instead of throwing your old one away, wash it and put it to good use. All those little compartments are brilliant for keeping various loose bits and bobs organised and safe. And…read more

Homebase discount codes for tiling, floors and more

Posted by Kate Naylor on January 26th, 2011 at 4:00pm

Don’t be surprised if you keep hearing the distant siren call of DIY! It’s that time of year. We’re perking up a little and spring, though a way off yet, is definitely in the air. Which puts a spring in our step. As we emerge from deep winter hibernation we seem to turn naturally to sprucing up our homes. So…read more

Extreme money saving tips no. 2 – DIY slippers!

Posted by Kate Naylor on January 26th, 2011 at 9:23am

Here’s the second of our extreme money saving tips. Loads of us turn the TV sound down when the adverts come on because the ads drive us nuts. Here’s one way to occupy yourself, learn new skills and save money during the ad breaks. Make your own comfy soft-soled slippers!  Your slippers have given you long and loyal service. But…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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